BCBC 55th Virtual Annual General Meeting (MEMBERS ONLY)

Event Description

On June 3rd, the Business Council of British Columbia hosted our 55th Annual General Meeting and welcomed new members of our Executive Committee and Board of Governors.

We were excited to welcome Chantal Hébert, award-winning political contributor to the Toronto Star, L'actualité and the At Issue panel on CBC News' The National, for a conversation on the national political landscape as Canada looks towards stemming the transmission of COVID-19 and grapples with the long-term fiscal consequences of the pandemic.

Please note, this event is open to BCBC members only.

Click here to view the 2020 Annual Report.

  • Location:Online via Zoom (link to follow to registered participants)
  • Date: Thursday, June 03, 2021
  • Time: 8:00am - 9:30am

Chantal Hébert, O.C., National Affairs Columnist, Toronto Star

Chantal Hébert, O.C., National Affairs Columnist, Toronto Star

Chantal Hébert is a political columnist whose work appears in the Toronto Star and the magazine L’Actualité. She is a weekly participant on the political panel At Issue on the CBC’s The National as well as Radio-Canada’s Les Coulisses du pouvoir on television and Tout un matin on Montreal radio. Ms. Hébert began her career in Toronto as a reporter for the regional newsroom of Radio-Canada in 1975 before moving on to Parliament Hill for Radio-Canada radio. She has served as Parliamentary Bureau Chief for Le Devoir and La Presse.

Hébert is a graduate of Glendon College, York University. She is a Senior Fellow of Massey College at the University of Toronto and hold honorary degrees from a dozen Canadian universities. She is a recipient of two Asia-Pacific media fellowship (Malaysia and Japan). She is the 2005 recipient of the APEX Public Service Award. In 2006, she received the Hy Solomon award for excellence in journalism and public policy as well as York University’s Pinnacle Achievement Bryden Alumni award. In 2012, she was appointed to the Order of Canada. Her second book: The Morning After, dealing with the 1995 Quebec referendum, was published simultaneously in both official languages in 2015. In 2019, her peers in the Parliamentary Press Gallery awarded her the Charles Lynch award for her longstanding coverage of national issues.