To honour our football heroes of yesterday, today and tomorrow
Bernie Pascall

Bernie Pascall


Bernie Pascall is a member of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame (Inducted 2004) the BC Sports Hall of Fame (2008) the BC Hockey Hall of Fame (2006) and four time winner of the ACTRA Western Canada Foster Hewitt Award for excellence in sports broadcasting.

The former longtime Sports Director of BCTV in Vancouver has an extensive background in television, radio and internet sports broadcasting covering 5 decades. Bernie performed as sports anchor on the highly rated NewsHour and had an association of 30 years with BCTV. Prior to that he was a sports commentator at CFTOV in Toronto.

He was a commentator on CFL telecasts on the CTV Network including BC Lions games, CFL playoffs and Grey Cups. Pascall was a longtime member of the Football Reporters of Canada (FRC) and was a member of the selection committee for the prestigious CFL Schenley Awards. He called the play by play of the NHL Vancouver Canucks games for seven seasons on BCTV and was also the Host for Canucks telecasts. He called the play by play of many other major sporting events on the CTV network including 8 Olympics, 12 World Hockey Championships and Memorial Cups, World Figure Skating Championships, Skate Canada, Track and Field, Golf, Gymnastics, World Cup skiing-Biathlon and Cross Country events. He hosted and covered more than 20 BC Summer and Winter games.


He has written a much publicized report on “Eliminating Hockey Violence” for the Provincial Government. Only two major Canadian reports on violence in hockey have been written. In 1974 “The McMurtry Report” and in 2000 “The Pascall Report”. Bernie is Chairman of the Selection Committee of the BC Hockey Hall of Fame, a member of the Sport BC Awards selection committee and for several years was a member of the selection committee of the BC Sports Hall of Fame.

Bernie remains active in other community and charitable events as a guest speaker, MC, committee member and generally a booster to enhance the image of sport and various charities.

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