Norman Webster

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For the Canadian Olympic cyclist, see Norman Webster (cyclist).
Norman Eric Webster
Born (1941-06-04) June 4, 1941 (age 75)
Summerside, Prince Edward Island

Norman Eric Webster (born June 4, 1941) is a Canadian journalist: a former editor-in-chief of The Globe and Mail and The Gazette.[1]

Born in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, he was educated at Bishop's College School and received his B.A. from Bishop's University. He was a Rhodes Scholar at St John's College, Oxford. He took part in the 1962 Oxford-Cambridge Tour of Poland and Czechoslovakia and was awarded a Full Blue for ice hockey in 1963 and 1964.[citation needed] He went on to a distinguished career as a foreign correspondent, editor and columnist.

In 1995, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada.[2]


  1. ^ "Norman Webster". The Gazette. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "Norman E. Webster, C.M., M.A., D.C.L.". Order of Canada. Retrieved 17 December 2010.