DON NEWMAN is the Chairman of Canada 2020, a non-partisan forum to further the political, social and economic well-being of Canadians. As senior parliamentary editor of CBC Television News, he anchored live specials and his own national weekly and daily political affairs programs. He helped launch Canada’s first all-news channel, reported for The National, and was a foreign correspondent, with CTV and CBC, reporting from Washington, New York and the United Nations. He is a Member of the Order of Canada, a life member of the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery, and he has received numerous awards, including a Gemini lifetime achievement award in public affairs broadcasting, the Hyman Solomon Award for excellence in public policyjournalism, and the Charles Lynch Award for outstanding coverageof national affairs. Newman lives in Ottawa.