Wade Rowland

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Wade Rowland is a Canadian science, technology, and travel writer.

Biography[edit]

Rowland was born in Montreal, Quebec in 1944. He was married in 1978 to Christine Collie, with whom he has two children, Simon and Hilary Rowland.

Rowland has worked as a journalist for the Winnipeg Free Press, the Toronto Telegram, and Canadian television networks CBC and CTV. He holds a Ph.D. from Toronto's York University. He has lectured at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario, and is a former Maclean Hunter Chair of Ethics in Communication at Ryerson University, Toronto. He is currently a professor of communications at York University. He has resided in Port Hope, Ontario since 1982.

Books[edit]

  • Polar Passage: The Historic First Sail through the Northwest Passage (with Jeff MacInnis) - 1989
  • Spirit of the Web: The Age of Information from Telegraph to Internet – 1997
  • Ockham's Razor: A Search for Wonder In An Age of Doubt – 1999
  • Galileo's Mistake: A New Look at the Epic Confrontation between Galileo and the Church – 2003
  • Greed Inc.: Why Corporations Rule Our World and How We Let It Happen – 2005
  • Saving the CBC: Balancing Profit and Public Service – 2013

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