Rafe Mair has been a dominant voice in the arena of Canadian broadcasting and print journalism for a quarter of a century, having won the 1994 Michener Media Award for public benefit, the Hutchison Award for Lifetime Achievement in BC Journalism, in addition to the Broadcast Hall of Fame. His previous books include The Last Cast; Canada: Is Anyone Listening?; Rants, Raves and Recollections and Still Ranting. Rafe currently writes a column for The Tyee and Opinion 250: The Voice of the North. On November 7, 2005, Rafe was inducted into the Canadian Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. He lives in Lions Bay, BC, with his wife Wendy and his chocolate lab Chauncey.