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From: Canadian Heritage
GATINEAU, December 16, 2022
The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced the reappointment of Michael Goldbloom, C.M. for a second five-year term as Chairperson of CBC/Radio-Canada’s Board of Directors effective March 29, 2023. He was first appointed to this position by the Governor in Council on March 29, 2018.
Mr. Goldbloom began his career as a labour lawyer at Martineau Walker (now Fasken) in 1981 and has significant experience in Canada’s news media industry, serving in the role of Publisher for both The Gazette in Montréal from 1994 to 2001 and the Toronto Star from 2004 to 2006.
Since 2008, Mr. Goldbloom has been Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Bishop’s University in Sherbrooke, Quebec. He previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the YMCA de Montréal. He also served in a voluntary capacity as President of Alliance Quebec and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Ville Marie Social Services Centre, Selwyn House School and of the YMCA of Quebec Foundation.
In 2013, Mr. Goldbloom was appointed to the Order of Canada for his work building bridges between Montréal’s English and French-speaking communities.
Mr. Goldbloom holds a Bachelor of Arts in Modern European History and Literature from Harvard University (1974), and a Bachelor of Civil Law (1978) and Common Law (1979) from McGill University. He is from Westmount, Quebec.
“I am very happy to congratulate Michael Goldbloom on his reappointment as Chair of the CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors. With his vast expertise and firm grasp of the ever-evolving broadcasting and digital environment, he will continue to guide the work of our national broadcaster’s Board of Directors and provide quality advice and leadership.”
— The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage
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Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage