Pamela Wallin

Born Apr 10, 1953

Pamela Wallin, OC, SOM is a Canadian former television journalist and diplomat. On January 2, 2009, she was appointed to the Canadian Senate, where she sits as a Conservative.

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1953 Birth Born on April 10, 1953.


1979 26 Years Old The following year, she began her career in journalism, joining CBC Radio's news division. In 1979, she joined the Ottawa bureau of the Toronto Star.
1981 28 Years Old In 1981, she joined CTV and became cohost, with Norm Perry, of Canada AM.


1985 32 Years Old In 1985, CTV named her its Ottawa bureau chief. … Read More
1992 39 Years Old In 1992, CBC Television hired Wallin in a highly publicized move. … Read More


1994 41 Years Old The show fared poorly in the ratings, and by 1994, had returned to its old format and time slot, with Mansbridge reading the news, followed by Wallin hosting a magazine segment which eventually took on the name The National Magazine.
1995 42 Years Old In 1995, Wallin was replaced as host of The Magazine by Hana Gartner. … Read More
1999 46 Years Old …  In 1999, she was inducted into the Saskatchewan Order of Merit, and in 2007 was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.
2000 47 Years Old In 2000, Wallin hosted the Canadian edition of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
2001 48 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2001, Wallin, along with then-Foreign Affairs Minister John Manley, was one of the organizers of the "Canada Loves New York" rally for Canadians to show their support after the September 11 attacks (Manley ran in the New York City Marathon in 2001, a contributing factor to organize the rally). … Read More
2002 49 Years Old On June 25, 2002, Wallin's television career came to an end when Prime Minister Jean Chrétien advised Governor General Adrienne Clarkson to appoint Wallin to a four-year term as Canada's Consul General in New York City, her first diplomatic posting. … Read More


2007 54 Years Old In March 2007, she was appointed the seventh Chancellor of the University of Guelph, being installed in June of the same year, and she is also now a corporate director of CTVglobemedia and sits on the Panel on Canada's Future Role in Afghanistan, chaired by former cabinet minister John Manley.
2008 55 Years Old In 2008, Toastmasters International announced that Wallin would be that year's winner of their Golden Gavel award, to be presented at their annual conference in August. … Read More
2009 56 Years Old 1 More Event
…  On January 2, 2009, she was appointed to the Canadian Senate, where she sits as a Conservative. … Read More
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