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John Stackhouse is Editor-in-chief of The Globe and Mail. He was previously the Editor of the Report on Business and has also served as the newspaper’s national editor, foreign editor, correspondent at large, and for seven years, from 1992 to 1999, was the development issues correspondent based in New Delhi. He has worked for Report on Business Magazine, the Financial Times, London Free Press and The Toronto Star. Stackhouse has won five national newspaper awards, a national magazine award and an Amnesty International Award for human rights reporting. He was educated at Queen’s University, and lives in Toronto.

John Geiger is Editorial Board Editor for The Globe and Mail and a Senior Fellow of Massey College, University of Toronto. He received a National Newspaper Award citation in 2008. He is the best-selling author of The Third Man Factor: Surviving the Impossible, Frozen In Time: The Fate of the Franklin Expedition and three other books. He spoke at the ideaCity conference, the Bristol Festival of Ideas, the Edinburgh International Book Festival and the Explorers Club. "The Angel Effect", a National Geographic documentary based on his research, will be broadcast in April. He is President of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. His website is www.thirdmanfactor.com



Gerald Owen, born in 1953 in Toronto, has been the editor of The Idler and Books in Canada magazines, a reporter for The Lawyers Weekly, and an editor and columnist at the National Post. He attended the University of Toronto and received his law degree at the University of Toronto. He practised law for five years and received the 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada Medal. At present, he is a member of the editorial board and Reader Response Editor at The Globe and Mail.

Sean Fine specializes in the Supreme Court of Canada and other legal issues. He has received five National Newspaper Award citations of merit for his editorials, and taught a post-secondary course in media law and ethics. A graduate of the Carleton University School of Journalism, Sean joined The Globe in May, 1985. He is a father of three children, and coaches baseball and writes novels in his spare time. He writes with gravitas and heart.

Marina Jimenez de la Flor has been a journalist for 20 years and has worked for the Vancouver Sun, the National Post and the Canadian Broadcasting Company before joining the Globe and Mail in 2002. She has specialized in immigration issues, and in Latin America, and has covered stories in Haiti, Chile, Mexico, Brazil, Panama, Colombia, and Venezuela and other countries. Last year, she travelled to Mexico to write about President Felipe Calderon’s war on drugs, and also interviewed him recently during his trip to Toronto. She currently sits as a member of the Globe and Mail’s editorial board, where she writes about foreign affairs and other issues. She has also served as a moderator, panelist and contributor to more than a dozen international conferences on immigration, and on Latin America. She is the recipient of three National Newspaper Award nominations, and one NNA in beat reporting, as well as two National Magazine Awards (gold). She has a Masters degree in economic history from the University of London, and in 2009-2010 was a journalism fellow at the University of Toronto's Massey College. She teaches a course on immigration reporting at the University of Toronto's School of Media Studies.

Lisa Priest is a reporter, editorial writer and author of The Patient Navigator column for The Globe and Mail. Before joining The Globe in 2000, she worked at The Toronto Star, The Winnipeg Free Press and The Windsor Star. She is the author of three books, including one on the lack of accountability in Canada’s health care system while on an Atkinson Fellowship. She is a fellow of Massey College, University of Toronto. Her work exposing the shortcomings in breast cancer detection and treatment twice won her the Michener Award, Canada's highest honor for public-service journalism. She has also won a National Newspaper Award as part of a reporting team. She has received two other NNA nominations. She lives in Toronto.

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