EVENT DATE: May 13, 2015
TOPIC: A Reporter’s Case for Real Oversight of Canada’s Spy Services
Andrew Mitrovica is a top investigative journalist. His best-selling exposé of Canada’s spy service, Covert Entry: Spies, Lies and Crimes inside Canada’s Secret Service, published in 2002, won the Arthur Ellis Award for non-fiction. He is an eight-time winner of the Canadian Association of Journalist’s Award for Investigative Reporting. He has also won Amnesty International’s Award for Human Rights Reporting.
For much of his career, Andrew was an investigative reporter at news organizations including CBC’s Fifth Estate, CTV’s W5, CTV National News, Walrus magazine, and the Globe and Mail. He currently teaches journalism at Sheridan College, Toronto, where he is also Vice-chair of College Council. He continues to write freelance for a variety of magazines, and his opinion columns appear frequently in the Toronto Star and the Ottawa Citizen.