Lisa LaFlamme will replace Lloyd Robertson as anchor of CTV National News, the network announced on Friday. Ms. LaFlamme is a TV news veteran who has subbed for Mr. Robertson regularly. The former Canada AM co-host and parliamentary correspondent is considered a strong reporter on live news events, such as during the recent G20 protests in Toronto.
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Lloyd Robertson, left, joins Harvey Kirck to co-anchor the CTV National News on Oct. 14, 1976. When Mr. Kirck retired in 1983, Mr. Robertson became the network's senior news anchor.
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CTV National news anchor Lloyd Robertson catches up on e-mail and phone calls in December, 2001.
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CTV news anchor Lloyd Robertson photographed at his desk in Toronto Tuesday December 11, 2001. CTV will celebrate Robertson's 25th anniversary as the network's news anchor with a documentary airing December 18, 2001. Robertson will celebrate his fifty year journalistic tour of duty in June 2002. (CP PHOTO/Aaron Harris)
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CTV anchor Lisa Laflamme is seen in this undated publicity handout photo. Global TV�s Toronto news anchor Beverly Thomson will switch to CTV in late August to join the on-air personalities at Canada AM, replacing Lisa LaFlamme who will then become the network�s national affairs correspondent, the network confirmed Monday July 28, 2003. (CP PHOTO/CTV ho)
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Co-Parade Marshal and broadcaster Lloyd Robertson tips his hat to people along the parade route during the Calgary Stampede parade, Friday, July 5, 2002. (CP PHOTO/Adrian Wyld)
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FILE--CTV and Lisa LaFlamme, shown in this recent handout photo, will be hoisting the red Maple Leaf Sunday, March 24, 2002 at the Academy Awards from their interview position along the arrivals gauntlet outside the Kodak Theater on Hollywood Boulevard in the hopes of drawing stars to their coveted camera position. (CP PHOTO/HO/CTV)
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CTV news anchor Lloyd Robertson carries the torch during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games torch relay on Vancouver Island in Sidney, B.C., on Friday October 30, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Global National's new anchor Dawna Friesen, picture left in this 1997 photo with former CTV News 1 all news channel co-anchors Lisa LaFlamme and Dana Lewis.
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(OTT106)OTTAWA, Feb 4.--ROBERTSON/LEBLANC--Governor General Romeo LeBlanc (right) shakes hands with Lloyd Robertson (left) after presenting him with the Order of Canada in Ottawa, Wednesday.(CP PHOTO) 1998 (Str-Jonathan Hayward)joh
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