Jack Cahill

Cahill was born and educated in Australia, but has no convict ancestors. After service in the Royal Australian Air Force in World War II, he became a cadet reporter in 1946 and eventually chief crime reporter for the Sydney Daily Telegraph. He immigrated to Canada in 1957 to join the Vancouver Sun, where he worked on the crime beat and then became chief of the paper's legislative bureau in Victoria and eventually its Ottawa bureau chief. Toward the end of his forty-five years in the...See more