Citytv legend Peter Silverman, the longtime host of the wildly fashionable Silverman Helps phase, 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 simply 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 phase that noticed Peter relentlessly go to bat for individuals who’d been ripped off, whereas fearlessly confronting a slew of scammers.
Watch under for a 1995 episode of ‘Silverman Helps’ that explored the authorized assist system.
Throughout one episode he uttered the road that might be grow to be an iconic catchphrase in Toronto tradition — “Watch it, buddy!”
Peter’s work in journalism led him to battle for folks with uncommon diseases and introduced him to 3rd world nations and battle zones — at all times attempting to assist individuals who wanted it most.
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