Tasha Kheiriddin

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Tasha Kheiriddin
Born (1970-06-25) June 25, 1970 (age 44)
Montreal, Quebec

Tasha Kheiriddin (born June 25, 1970)[1] is a conservative public policy analyst and commentator. In November 2005 she co-wrote Rescuing Canada’s Right: Blueprint for a Conservative Revolution, with journalist Adam Daifallah.[2]

Kheiriddin was born and raised in Montreal and earned a law degree from McGill University. After practising law in Montreal she moved to Toronto where she served as legislative assistant to the Attorney General of Ontario. Kheiriddin was president of the Progressive Conservative Youth Federation of Canada from 1995 to 1998.[2]

She subsequently worked as a television producer at CBC Newsworld and a host and producer on the Cable Public Affairs Channel.[2] The Canadian Bar Association recognized her in 2003 with the Justicia Award for Excellence in Journalism for her television program, Legal Talk.[3]

Kheiriddin was the Ontario director for the Canadian Taxpayers Federation for several years before returning to Quebec to join the Montreal Economic Institute, a free-market think tank.[2] She then worked as the director for Quebec in the Montreal office of the Fraser Institute.[4] Kheiriddin is now a weekly columnist with the National Post[5] and the online publication iPolitics.ca.[6] In 2012 she was recognized by the Montreal Economic Institute for her contribution to economic education in the media. [7]

From 2011-2012 Kheiriddin hosted a Sunday afternoon talk show on Newstalk 1010 and then a business and politics television program, National Affairs, airing weekdays on CTV News Channel.[8] Kheiriddin currently appears as a weekly political commentator on CTV News Channel as well as in French on Radio Canada.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jerry Agar Podcast" (Podcast). June 25, 2012. Retrieved June 28, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Macleans 50: Tasha Kheiriddin", Macleans Magazine
  3. ^ [1], "Canadian Bar Association"
  4. ^ The Fraser Institute - Author Detail - Tasha Kheiriddin
  5. ^ [2], "National Post"
  6. ^ [3], "iPolitics.ca"
  7. ^ [4]"MEI"
  8. ^ http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/NewsnetPromos/20111004/Tasha-Kheiriddin-bio/