Canadian Radio Broadcasting Commission

Official Position List Arranged by Location 
As at March 31, 1936

Position*

Incumbent

Appointed*

Salary Rate*

Weekly/Monthly

HEAD OFFICE – OTTAWA (50)

Chairman 
Vice-Chair 
Commissioner 
Station Manager* 
Director, Publicity 
Sup, Station Relations 
Commercial Director* 
Sr. Station Manager* 
Regional Program Dir 
Regional Program Dir 
Continuity Writer 
Accountant 
Sr. Radio Engineer 
Radio Eng Cl. II 
Chief Brdcst Operator 
Asst Brdcst Operator 
Radio Electrician 
Jr. Radio Technician 
Jr. Radio Technician 
Maintenance Man 
Broadcast Inspector 
Announcer 
Publicity Helper 
Script Writer 
Accoustical Engineer 
Radio Engineer, Cl. I 
Secretary CRBC 
Arch. Draftsman 
Clerk, Grade 2 

Stenographer, Gr 2 

Stenographer, Gr 1 
Typist, Gr 2 
Office Boy 
Clerk, grade 4 

Clerk, grade 3 
Clerk, grade 2 
Stenographer, Gr 2

Hector Charlesworth 
G A Chaveau 
W A Steele 
Walter F Powell 
E C Buchanan 
Ernest W Jackson 
J Arthur Dupont 
Ernest L Bushnell 
George A Taggert 
K A Mackinnon 
R E Sneyd 
M Peterkin 
Gordon W Olive 
J Alphonse Ouimet 
F C Finley 
C E Stiles 
Roy D Cahoon 
J E Hayes 
G C Gould 
J W Houghton 
H F (Chev) Chevrier 
A Seguin 
F H Wooding 
Horace Brown 
D G McKinistry 
H M Smith 
R P Landry 
A A Rourke 
S Schnobb 
J H Cole 
J Danis 
Y Gagnon 
P Charbonneau 
I Kirby 
C McCaskin 
F McCauley 
B O’Brien 
R J O’Halloran 
M C Lynch 
M Spence 
M Bance 
G Favreau 
P Palef 
J A Leetham 
W R Mortimer 
G W Richardson 
G Paradis 
H W Gibson 
G Appleby 
A G Gillespie

10/31/32 
8/17/35 
17/1/33 
1/4/33 
15/2/33 
1/4/33 
1/4/33 
1/11/33 
15/1/33 
1/11/33 
1/11/33 
15/9/33 
1/4/33 
16/11/34 
1/4/33 
8/11/33 
15/3/33 
13/1/36 
1/11/33 
30/10/33 
1/10/33 
1/1/34 
1/4/35 
1/4/35 
1/9/35 
1/9/35 
18/2/33 
25/3/33 
23/11/34 
15/4/35 
11/4/33 
31/1/34 
4/10/34 
3/11/32 
17/6/33 
1/2/33 
1/4/33 
18/9/33 
6/2/35 
8/5/35 
5/11/35 
1/2/35 
18/12/35 
10/4/33 
30/6/33 
22/9/33 
8/11/33 
1/5/33 
5/7/33 
30/6/33

10,000 
8,000 
8,000 
3,600 
5,800 
4,000 
5,000 
5,200 
2,700 
3,000 
1,700 
1,200 
4,800 
2,000 
2,400 
1,540 
1,800 
1,000 
1,000 
1,000 
2,000 
1,600 
(1,080) 
(360) 
2,280 
3,420 
5,000 
1,500 
1,080 
1,080 
1,080 
1,080 
1,080 
1,080 
1,200 
1,080 
1,380 
1,080 
1,080 
1,080 
720 
1,080 
600 
1,920 
1,740 
1,800 
1,620 
1,140 
1,380 
1,380

$90 month 
$30 month

HALIFAX STUDIOS (3)

Maritime Regional 
Program Director 
Stenographer, Gr. 1 
Asst Brdcst Operator

J Frank Willis 
G M Duff 
L A Canning (pt.time)

1/11/33 
2/2/34 
1/4/35

3,000 
720 
(300)

$25 week

STATION CRCK, QUEBEC (4)

Studio Supervisor 
Broadcast operator 
Continuity Writer 
Announcer

A H Houde 
L Ducharme 
V Provost 
G Arthur

9/9/34 
1/9/34 
1/10/34 
27/1/35

2,400 
2,100 
1,800 
1,800

 

STATION CRCM, MONTREAL (17)

Clerk, Grade 4 
Stenographer, Gr 2 
Chief Brdcst Operator 
Broadcast Operator 
Asst Brdcst Operator 
Radio Electrician 
Supvsr French Press 
Jr. Anncr (bilingual) 
Musical Director 
Music Librarian 
Announcer 
Announcer 
Announcer 
Announcer 
Announcer 
Continuity Asst 
Continuity Asst

H Butler 
Y L Rivet 
A Reid 
E D Roberts 
G Hudon 
C Denoncourt 
L Houle 
M Gagnon 
J J Gagne 
Alice Myette 
J Desbaillets 
H R Pelletier 
Wilfrid L Charland 
P Leduc 
M Gendron 
Alberta Smith 
C Salvietti

9/10/33 
11/12/33 
1/4/33 
1/4/33 
1/11/34 
25/11/33 
11/10/33 
1/7/35 
1/4/35 
1/4/35 
1/4/35 
1/4/35 
1/4/35 
1/4/35 
1/10/35 
1/4/35 
1/4/35

1,740 
1,200 
2,400 
2,100 
1,340 
1,540 
4,000 
(1,300) 
(3,640) 
(1,560) 
(2,340) 
(2,340) 
(1,820) 
(1,300) 
(1,820) 
(1,080) 
(1,080)

$25 week 
$70 week 
$30 week 
$45 week 
$45 week 
$35 week 
$25 week 
$35 week 
$90 month 
$90 month

STATION CRCO, OTTAWA (11)

Station Manager, 
Brdcst Supervisor 
Chief Brdcst Oper. 
Broadcast Operator 
Asst Brdcst Operator 

Maintenance Man 

Anncr (apprentice)

Charles Shearer 
H E S Hamilton 
Roland K Anderson 
S Howker 
J A Pickard 
Jack T Carlyle 
T C R Walsh 
J Desautels 
S S Brown 
Robert Anderson 
H H F (Herb) May

15/5/33 
15/5/33 
1/4/33 
1/4/33 
1/4133 
1/4/33 
25/1/35 
1/4/35 
1/4/35 
1/4/35 
1/9/35

4,000 
2,400 
2,100 
1,800 
1,800 
1,800 
1,350 
(1,300) 
(1,196) 
(1,140) 
(1,200)

$25 week 
$23 week 
$20 week 
$23.08 week

STATION CRCT, TORONTO STUDIOS (26)

Station Manager and 
Out Region Prog Dir 
Studio Supervisor 
Music Librarian 
Music Arranger 
Telephone Operator 

Traffic Clerk 
Broadcast Operator 

Asst Brdcst Operator 

Chief Announcer 
Senior Announcer 
Announcer 
Announcer 
Announcer 
Janitor 
Dist Publicity Agent 
Stenographer, Gr.3 
Stenographer, Gr.2 
Stenographer, Gr.1

Stanley Maxted 
Rupert Lucas 
E Meisner 
L Waisman 
W G Milne 
D I King 
R E Deacon 
T W Baker 
F J Garrod 
J Nairn Mogridge 
J A Spalding 
C W Speer 
S J Demert 
J A Murphy 
Harold J Symes 
M J Werry 
Charles Jennings 
H G (Bud) Walker 
Ernest Morgan 
John Kannawin 
Norman Lucas 
W W Burke 
H M Ball 
C Wares 
E M Slatter 
N I Storey

1/9/35 
1/9/35 
1/9/35 
1/4/35 
1/9/35 
1/9/35 
1/9/35 
1/9/35 
1/9/35 
1/9/35 
1/9/35 
1/9/35 
1/11/35 
1/11/35 
1/11/35 
1/9/35 
1/9/35 
1/9/35 
1/9/35 
1/9/35 
1/9/35 
1//35 
24/9/33 
9/10/33 
1/9/35 
1/9/35

4,750 
3,500 
1,080 
(1,820) 
1,380 
720 
900 
1,500 
1,800 
1,800 
1,800 
1,800 
1,800 
1,620 
1,500 
1,320 
(2,400) 
(1,680) 
(1,500) 
(1,500) 
(1,500) 
1,140 
2,000 
1,620 
1,200 
780

$35 week 

$46.15 week 
$32.30 week 
$28.84 week 
$28.84 week 
$28.84 week

CRCT TRANSMITTER, BOWMANVILLE (7)

Radio Engineer, Cl.3 
Asst Brdcst Operator 

Maintenance Man

W A Shane 
A R McDonald 
K O Foster 
C F Bounsall 
L S Morely 
H C Allin 
E G Brown

15/5/33 
15/5/33 
15/5/33 
15/5/33 
15/5/33 
15/5/33 
15/5/33

2,500 
1,800 
1,800 
1,800 
1,800 
1,800 
1,350

 

STATION CRCW, WINDSOR (7)

Station Manager 
Announcer 

Asst Brdcst operator 

Stenographer, Gr.2

(Vacant) 
Peter Aylen 
Terrance O’Dell 
G Gluns 
M Gilbert 
Arthur W Holmes 
J H Murphy

1/4/33 
1/11/35 
1/11/35 
1/9/35 
1/11/35 
24/1/35

3,600 
1,800 
(1,300) 
(1,040) 
1,500 
1,320 
1,080

$25 week 
$20 week

STRATHBURN FREQUENCY MONITORING STATION (1)

Radio Engineer, Cl.2

W G Richardson

1/7/35

2,100

 

REGINA (2)

Western Regional 
Program Director 
Stenographer, Gr.2

Horace N Stovin 
Charles Maclin

19/10/33 
13/11/33

3,000 
1,080

 

STATION CRCV, VANCOUVER (6)

Station Manager 
Chief Brdcst Operator 
Broadcast Operator 
Asst Brdcst Operator 
Maintenance Man 
Stenographer, Gr.2

J R (Jack) Radford 
F B C Hilton 
J G McMurtrie 
Dick Claringbull 
G A Humphries 
D A Yeomans

1/1/35 
1/1/35 
1/9/35 
16/4/33 
1/4/33 
1/9/33

3,600 
2,400 
2,400 
1,800 
1,350 
1,080

 

Note: no announcers listed as salaried staff

(Bracketed figures estimated based on weekly or monthly pay shown)

Re-typed from official government publication by Lyman Potts

Updated to July, 2008

 

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