Professional Development

CIA 2014 Pension Seminar

November 4, 2014
Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel, Montréal, QC

Luncheon Speaker: Chantal Hébert

Political raconteur Chantal Hébert is a national affairs writer with the Toronto Star, a guest columnist for Le Devoir and L’Actualité, and a weekly participant on the political panel At Issue on CBC TV’s The National. A prolific journalist who is passionate about Canadian politics, she speaks with authority and passion on public policy and other matters of national importance.

Mme Hébert began her media career in 1975 at the regional television and radio newsroom of the French-language arm of the CBC, Radio-Canada. She eventually became its reporter covering provincial and then federal politics, and later worked as bureau chief for Le Devoir and La Presse.

A regular participant in a number of French-language television and radio current affairs programs and a senior fellow at Massey College, University of Toronto, she has received a public service citation from the national association for federal public service executives, and the Hyman Solomon Award for Excellence in Public Policy Journalism. She is also a member of the Order of Canada. Her first book, French Kiss: Stephen Harper’s Blind Date with Quebec, was published in 2007, and her most recent, The Morning After: The 1995 Quebec Referendum And The Day That Almost Was, earlier this year.

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