Along with his on-screen and off-screen partner of 25 years, Steven Sabados, Hyndman hosted CBC's Steven and Chris and was among the first openly gay TV hosts.
Beloved for his tireless charisma, quick wit and disarming authenticity, Hyndman helped to reshape the daytime TV landscape through a series of successful design and lifestyle shows.
Send your condolences
To mark his death, we invite you to share your condolences with Hyndman's family and other Canadians.
Providing your name is optional, but please include your location.
If you have personal stories to share, email them to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any photos or videos, share them with us at yournews.cbc.ca/upload.
You can also leave messages on our Facebook page, or send them to us via Twitter to @CBCTrending.
The messages will be gathered in a story here.
A physical memorial has also been set up in the atrium of the CBC's Toronto broadcasting centre for anyone wishing to leave messages, mementos, or flowers.Suggest a correction