Canadian Coverage of International Events


In this episode of The Global Exchange, Colin Robertson speaks to Madelaine Drohan, Anna Maria Tremonti, and Christopher Waddell about the status of Canadian coverage of international events.

Participant Biographies:

  • Madelaine Drohan is a senior fellow at the Graduate School for Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa. She is an award-winning writer, editor, trainer and veteran journalist. During her career, she covered business and politics in Canada, Europe, Africa and Asia, culminating with a 13-year stint as Canada correspondent for The Economist.
  • Anna Maria Tremonti is one of Canada’s most trusted journalists and well-known interviewers. For 17 years, she hosted The Current, CBC Radio’s flagship morning current affairs show—and the country’s most listened-to radio—with more than one million Canadians tuning in every day. There, she became known for creating meaningful dialogue that goes beyond the expected, leaving both the guest and the audience feeling they have been part of a real conversation. 
  • Christopher Waddell is an associate professor and director of Carleton University’s School of Journalism and Communication in Ottawa. He also holds the school’s Carty Chair in Business and Financial Journalism. He is also a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. 

Host Biography:

  • Colin Robertson is a former diplomat, and Vice President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. 

Read CGAI’s Policy Perspective on Canada-EU Relations, "Canada and the European Union: A New Transatlantic Alliance" by Fellow Bob Hage



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