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Susan Delacourt

Susan Delacourt

Susan Delacourt (CAN) is a senior political writer with the Toronto Star, and a former writer at the Globe and Mail. In 2011 she was awarded the Charles Lynch Award, which is presented annually to a Canadian journalist in recognition of outstanding coverage of national issues. She has more than two decades of experience as a reporter and bureau chief and is the author of United We Fall (1993), Shaughnessy (2000) and Juggernaut (2003). Delacourt presents her latest work, Shopping for Votes, which takes readers into the world of Canada’s top political marketers, explaining how parties shape their products to suit citizens in the malls and coffee shops across the country.

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