According to ifpress.com, He was among 18 Bell Media employees in London and Windsor handed pink slips Monday as part of country-wide cuts by the media giant.
The 61-year-old Garrison found out his 40-year career at CJBK 1290 AM was over after he signed off at 10 a.m. Monday.
“As soon as I got off the air, I was called downstairs” for a meeting with management, he said.
“I was escorted out the door.”
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Garrison was moved a few months ago from his morning slot at 6 a.m.to 9 a.m. to an hour-long show between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m, He was told the station wanted to attract a younger demographic.
“I never thought my career would ever end this way . . . I don’t know where the time has gone,” he said. “You’re basically told, ‘We don’t need you anymore.’ ”
Garrison’s fans took to Twitter to express shock and lash out at Bell Media for letting him go.