Shachi Kurl, President

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Shachi Kurl

As President of the Angus Reid Institute, Shachi Kurl is often found offering analysis on CBC’s “Power and Politics”, in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Globe and Mail, and on the editorial pages of the Ottawa Citizen, among other places.

At the Institute—Canada’s non-profit foundation committed to independent research —she works with public opinion data to further public knowledge and enhance the national understanding of issues that matter to Canada and the world. She spent the first part of her career as political reporter and holds a degree in Journalism and Political Science from Carleton University.

Kurl is a recipient of the prestigious Jack Webster Award for Best TV Reporting. Along with former Australian and UK Prime Ministers Julia Gillard and Margaret Thatcher, she is an Alumnus of the US State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program. Her expertise has been sought by policymakers who have invited her to testify before parliamentary committees at the House of Commons.

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