On May 15th2019 the community has lost another highly significant and influential giant.
Don Peuramaki had extensive experience in media: television, radio, video production, visual art and music. He was senior and executive producer for the award-winning weekly co-production, Disability Network (D-Net) for eight seasons at CBC Television. The series incorporated both documentary and magazine formats. Don also produced a two-hour special for CBC sports on the Atlanta Paralympic Games which drew an audience of over 1.5 million viewers.
Awards for D-Net included: ACTRA’s “Into the Mainstream” Award, B’nai Brith’s Media Human Rights Award, International Film and TV Festival of New York Awards, and Columbus International Film and Video Festival Awards.