Appointed on the advice of:
Pamela Wallin, O.C., S.O.M, is an award winning journalist whose career stretches back more than three decades. Ms. Wallin is most recognized from her time at CTV where she co-hosted Canada AM and later served as CTV’s Ottawa Bureau Chief. Ms. Wallin would subsequently form her own production company, Pamela Wallin Productions Inc. In 2001, she was appointed Canadian Consul General to New York. In 2007, Prime Minister Harper appointed Ms. Wallin to the Independent Panel on Canada’s Future Role in Afghanistan. She was appointed to the Senate on December 22, 2008. Ms. Wallin has remained active in public life. She is Chancellor Emeritus of the University of Guelph and Honorary Colonel of the Royal Canadian Air Force.