Jacques Poitras

BJ (Carleton), MJ (Carleton)

poitrasJacques Poitras is the provincial affairs reporter for CBC News in New Brunswick. As a journalist he has won national awards from the Radio and Television News Directors Association and the National Newspaper Awards. He also taught journalism part-time at St. Thomas University from 2007 to 2012. He is the author of four books, including Imaginary Line: Life on an Unfinished Border (Goose Lane Editions, 2011), shortlisted for the Shaughnessy Cohen Award for Political Writing, and Irving vs. Irving: Canada’s Feuding Billionaires and the Stories They Won’t Tell (Penguin Random House, 2014), shortlisted for the National Business Book Award.