Ted Barris

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Ted Barris
Origin Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Ted Barris (born 12 Jul 1949, Toronto) is a Canadian writer and broadcaster.


He graduated from Ryerson University in 1971.[1] He has served as a host on CBC Radio,[2] and a regular contributor to The Globe & Mail, and The National Post, and has authored over a dozen books.[citation needed] He is a professor of journalism at Toronto's Centennial College.[3] He resides in Uxbridge, Ontario. His father was Alex Barris (1923–2004).[4]


  • 1993 Canada 125 Medal “for service to Canada and community.”
  • 2006, Bear Hackle Award, by the 78th Fraser Highlanders (Canadian) Regiment [5]

Selected bibliography[edit]

  • Fire Canoe: Prairie Steamboat Days Revisited (1977)
  • Behind the Glory: Canada's Role in the Allied Air War (1992)
  • Days of Victory: Canadians Remember, 1939-1945 (1995)
  • Playing Overtime: A Celebration of Oldtimers Hockey (1995)
  • Deadlock in Korea : Canadians at War, 1950-1953 (1998)
  • Juno: Canadians at D-Day June 6, 1944 (2004)
  • Victory at Vimy: Canada Comes of Age, April 9–12, 1917 (2007)
  • The Great Escape: A Canadian Story (2013)


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