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April 1, 2020 – William Robson, CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the re-appointment of John Stackhouse as a Senior Fellow.

“John is both broad and deep when it comes to the economic and policy challenges facing Canada,” said Robson. “The C.D. Howe Institute welcomes the opportunity to continue benefiting from his engagement.”

“The economic playbook Canada has used to support its standard of living no longer applies in a post-pandemic world. We need bold – and sound – policy to help our country thrive and prosper,” said Stackhouse. “The C.D. Howe Institute helps fill this need, with a steady stream of independent and evidence-based recommendations. I’m privileged to serve the Institute and look forward to contributing to its success for another term as Senior Fellow.”

John Stackhouse is a prominent Canadian journalist, author and speaker on national and international affairs. Currently Senior Vice-President, RBC, Stackhouse was editor-in-chief of The Globe and Mail from 2009-14. He was previously editor of Report on Business and also served as the newspaper’s national editor, foreign editor, correspondent at large, and for seven years, from 1992 to 1999, was the development issues correspondent based in New Delhi.

Mr. Stackhouse has won five national newspaper awards, a national magazine award and an Amnesty International Award for human rights reporting. He is the author of three books, Planet Canada, Out of Poverty and Timbit Nation: A Hitchhikers Guide to Canada, and a contributing author to The Bre-X Fraud, Travels with My Laptop and Foreign Correspondent: Fifty Years of Reporting South Asia. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University, an honorary doctorate from University of Windsor, and lives in Toronto.

For more information please contact: C.D. Howe Institute at 416-865-1904, email: media@cdhowe.org.

The C.D. Howe Institute is an independent not-for-profit research institute whose mission is to raise living standards by fostering economically sound public policies. Widely considered to be Canada's most influential think tank, the Institute is a trusted source of essential policy intelligence, distinguished by research that is nonpartisan, evidence-based and subject to definitive expert review.