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Son of former Leafs owner passes away

Bill Ballard was a successful Toronto businessman and the co-founder of Canada's Walk of Fame....

The son of legendary Toronto Maple Leafs owner Harold Ballard has passed away.

William Ballard had been in a months long battle with cancer and his family thought he might be on the road to recovery.

Newstalk1010 learned that he lost that battle around 3 o'clock on Friday morning.

He was a successful business owner, founding Concert Productions International,  a major promoter of rock concerts and tours in North America.

Ballard is also credited with being one of the co-founders of Canada's Walk of Fame.

He was only 67 years old.

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