Chantal Hébert

Chantal 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. She has served as parliamentary bureau chief for Le Devoir and La Presse. Ms. Hébert is a graduate of Glendon College, York University. She is a Senior Fellow of Massey College at the University of Toronto and holds honorary doctorates from Bishop’s, York University, the University of Western Ontario and Concordia University.  She is a recipient of two Asia-Pacific media fellowships (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. Ms. Hébert’s second book titled The Morning After  was published in September 2014.  In 2014 she won a National Magazine Award (gold) for her political column in L’actualité. She is an officer of the Order of Canada.

Course taught 2019/20

Core Policy Course: The Canadian Political and Policy Landscape


LLB, Honorary Degree, University of Western Ontario

LLB, Honorary Degree, Concordia University

LLB, Honorary Degree, York University 

BCL, Honorary Degree, Bishop's University

BA, York University (Political Science) 


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