Citytv legend Peter Silverman, the longtime host of the wildly in style Silverman Helps section, has died on the age of 90, his household confirms.
He’s survived by his spouse, Dr. Chess Burton, his twin daughters and three grandchildren.
“He believed in Tikkun Olam, the Jewish philosophy that you just had been placed on earth to restore the earth and assist others,” his spouse, Chess, informed CityNews.
“He was humorous, candy, and attention-grabbing.”
Peter began his journalism profession in 1974 and joined Citytv in 1981 as a enterprise reporter.
Eight years later he started internet hosting Silverman Helps, the patron safety section that noticed Peter relentlessly go to bat for individuals who’d been ripped off, whereas fearlessly confronting a slew of scammers.
Watch beneath for a 1995 episode of ‘Silverman Helps’ that explored the authorized help system.
Throughout one episode he uttered the road that may be change into an iconic catchphrase in Toronto tradition — “Watch it, buddy!”
Peter’s work in journalism led him to struggle for folks with uncommon sicknesses and introduced him to 3rd world nations and struggle zones — all the time making an attempt to assist individuals who wanted it most.
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