A Montreal native, Tasha is a graduate of Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf (1988) and the law faculty of McGill University (1993). Tasha practiced litigation in Montreal before working as the legislative assistant to the Attorney General of Ontario.
In 1998 she began working in television, producing a political current affairs program with CBC Newsworld and then host-producing three programs with the Cable Public Affairs Channel (CPAC), for which she won the Justicia Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2003.
In 2004 Tasha joined the Canadian Taxpayers Federation as their Ontario Director, and in 2005 co-authored Rescuing Canada’s Right: Blueprint for a Conservative Revolution, with journalist Adam Daifallah. Tasha then served as Vice-President of the Montreal Economic Institute, and later Director for Quebec of the Fraser Institute, while also lecturing on conservative politics at McGill University. In recognition of her influence on economic affairs, Tasha was awarded the 2012 Economic Education Prize from the Institut Economique de Montreal.
Tasha now lives in Toronto, where she hosts a daily radio show on Global News Radio 640 Toronto, writes for the Global News website, comments on English and French television on the political issues of the day, and is a sought-after public speaker. In 2016, the WXN Network named her one of Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women.
Complexity Seminar: Partisan Politics and the Policy Process
LLB, McGill University
BCL, McGill University
DEC, Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf (Social Sciences)