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BBC producing series on Canadian history in BC

The British Columbia town of Tofino has been scouted for a BBC documentary series called Northern Wilderness, a six-part doc that focuses on the more rugged aspects of Canadian history. The final installment of the series will focus on the West Coast, for which the town was scouted as a locale to showcase. The series will likely air in the fall and will be hosted by wilderness enthusiast Ray Mears.
May 7, 2009

The British Columbia town of Tofino has been scouted for a BBC documentary series called Northern Wilderness, a six-part doc that focuses on the more rugged aspects of Canadian history. The final installment of the series will focus on the West Coast, for which the town was scouted as a locale to showcase. The series will likely air in the fall and will be hosted by wilderness enthusiast Ray Mears.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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