22 November 1967
St Andrews, Scotland
Lynn Colliar (born 22 November 1967) is a Canadian television anchor.
Colliar was born in Scotland and grew up in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia. She is a graduate of Terry Fox Secondary and went on to SFU where she graduated with a degree in biology. Colliar worked at veterinary clinics as an assistant for seven years. She then enrolled in the two-year Broadcast Journalism program at the British Columbia Institute of Technology.
In 1991, Colliar went to work at Global BC, where she began as a newswriter before moving to a full-time reporting position. Her production, "A Shred of Evidence", a half-hour special, was awarded the Excellence in News Reporting Award by the British Columbia Association of Broadcasters. The production dealt with how intricate scientific details pieced together as evidence led to convictions in major B.C. homicides.
In 2005 Colliar was inducted into the Terry Fox Wall of Fame. From 1998–2001, she was the channel's sole morning news anchor. 10 September 2010 marked Colliar's last day as a co-anchor with Steve Darling on the Global BC's Morning News. On 27 September 2010, she began her new role as Senior Investigative Reporter for the News Hour. She is now back on the anchor desk anchoring the Saturday and Sunday Morning News.
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