Ted Barris, Author and Professor
Posted by Carol Hutchinson on Mar 27, 2017
Guest Speaker: Friday, March 31, 2017
Location: Fairmont, Confederation Room 5 & 6
Topic: 100 Anniversary of Vimy Ridge
Ted Barris is an award-winning journalist, author, and broadcaster. For more than 40 years, his writing has regularly appeared in the national press – Globe and Mail, National Post, as well as magazines as diverse as Legion, Air Force and Zoomer. He has also worked as host/contributor for most CBC Radio network programs and on TV Ontario. He is a full-time professor of journalism at Toronto’s Centennial College.
Ted Barris is the author of 18 bestselling non-fiction books, including a series on wartime Canada: Juno … Days of Victory, … Behind the Glory, … Deadlock in Korea, …and Victory at Vimy, among many. In June 2014, his bestselling book The Great Escape: A Canadian Story won the 2014 Libris Non-Fiction Book of the Year Award (shared with astronaut Chris Hadfield).