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CBHA/ACHA Guest Speaker – Don Newman, CM
November 30, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The CBHA/ACHA is pleased to announce that veteran journalist Don Newman has agreed to present an exclusive talk to members and their guests. Don will review the results of the November U.S. Presidential election, giving his insightful interpretation of the outcome and key historical factors that occurred during the long campaign.
As Senior Parliamentary Editor of CBC Television News for over two decades, Don anchored major live news and election specials in Canada and the U.S., as well as his must-watch political affairs programs ("Politics", "This Week in Parliament", and "Capital Report") and National Remembrance Day Ceremonies. Don Newman helped launch CBC's all-news channel, CBC News Network, the first of its kind in Canada, and negotiated with the Supreme Court of Canada to allow live coverage of its major decisions. He also reported for "The National" and was U.S. correspondent for CBC and CTV, a reporter for The Globe and Mail and Winnipeg newspapers, and a broadcaster on the Prairies. Today, in addition to being a public affairs consultant with Navigator, Don Newman is a public speaker, event moderator, political commentator, and a recent author. His career memoir "Welcome to the Broadcast was published by HarperCollins (2013). He is also the Chairman of the Advisory Board of Canada 2020, a think tank offering policy solutions for the future; Chair of the Nominating Committee at the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council; Executive Member of the Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom; a Director of the Canadian Club of Toronto, and volunteers his time for non-profit groups.
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