In the ever-changing worlds of business and politics, there isn’t a topic or trend that escapes the watchful eye of Peter C. Newman. He is the most cussed and discussed journalist in the country: so much so that the number of his entries in google now exceeds 12 million. “I am neutral,” he says of his opinions. “I attack everybody.”

The recipient of seven honorary doctorates, Newman has won every journalism award there is and has been appointed first an Officer and then promoted to a Companion in the Order of Canada. His career has included a stint as a magician at Eaton’s Toytown, service in the Canadian Navy as a full-ranking Captain, being the Editor in Chief of Canada’s largest newspaper, The Toronto Star, and Editor of Maclean’s, Canada’s national magazine, which he turned into a newsweekly.

Festivals: 2004 (Year Round)

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