Peter Mansbridge, the chief correspondent, and anchor of CBC news network waved final goodbyes to his audience and co-workers on Saturday.
After a lengthy newscasting career of around three decades, the Reverend anchor retires from his job.
Image: Cheif Correspondent of CBC news network Peter Mansbridge
On the day of his last appearance on the coverage of Canada 150, he said that it was a wonderful experience for him and that he would like to end things on a happy note as he is not quite fond of long goodbyes but he prefers long thank yous instead.
He expressed his gratitude saying
"I have been extremely lucky over all this time to have worked in this place, it has been just a fabulous experience"
Further, He added, he considered himself fortunate to have worked for a network like CBC.
Video: Peter Mansbridge final sign-off for the National
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dropped by at the event in Ottawa to thank the anchor for his hard work and service.