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Shelley Ambrose BA 1983 Publisher & Executive Director, The Walrus magazine
Sophia Apostol BA 2003 Director of Sales, Canada YBP Library Services; Vice-President, Ontario College and University Library Association; Lecturer, Faculty of Information and Media Studies, Western University
Dev Aujla BA 2006 Founder, DreamNow; author of Making Good: Finding Meaning, Money and Community in a Changing World (Penguin 2011)
Cameron Bailey BA 1987 Artistic Director, Toronto International Film Festival
R. Scott Bakker BA 1995 Science Fiction & Fantasy Novelist
Stephen Brunt BA 1982 Sports Journalist, Columnist, Author for TSN, Globe and Mail
Basia Bulat BA 2006 Singer/Songwriter, Juno nominee
Chris Charlton BA XXXX Member of Provincial Parliament
Shannon Charnock BA 2011 Founder, SEE Productions Theatre Company
Owen Charters BA 1998 Executive Director, Canada Helps; Lecturer, Schulich School of Business, York University
Jessica Clark BA 2006 Program Officer, Canadian Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences
Heather Desserud BA 2007 Social Media Coordinator, Hockey Canada 
Sharon English BA 1989, MA 1990 Novelist & Short Story Writer; Giller Prize Nominee; Writing Instructor, University of Toronto
Megan Findlay BA 2006 Writer & Video Producer, inMotion DVS Inc.
Brian Francis  BA 1994 Novelist, CBC Canada Reads Finalist
Jennifer Fraser BA 2008 Community Engagement Specialist, The Arthritis Society
Anita Gaffney BA 1990 Executive Director, Stratford Shakespeare Festival
Bryson Gordon BA 2008 Senior Director, Microsoft
Catherine Haggerty BA 2005, MA 2006 Senior Interactive Producer, Info-Tech Research Group
Faryl Hausman BA 1982 Vice-President, Litigation and Regulatory Affairs for Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc.
Jennifer Hedger BA 1998 Co-host of TSN’s SportsCentre
Mary Hoffstetter BA 1969 Former President and CEO, The Banff Centre; Former President, Sheridan College; and Former General Manager, The Stratford Festival
Scott Holden BA 1998, MA 1999 Publisher Relations Manager, OneBookshelf Inc., former Lead Content Writer, CCP Games 
Jillian Horton BA 1996, MA 1997 Physician, Recording Artist, Playwright
Loren Klostermann BA 2007 Retail Account Manager, Today’s Parent magazine, Rogers Consumer Publishing
Carolyn Lawrence BA 2000 President and CEO, Women of Influence, Inc.
Lisa Madokoro BA 2008 Project Manager, eccentric arts inc.
Kim McArthur BA 1975 President and Publisher, McArthur & Company; Founder of Little, Brown, Canada
John Mellott BA 1983 Business Process Analyst, Logistics and Engineering for General Dynamics Land Systems Canada
Peter Morra BA 1999, MA 2001 Manager, Internal Communications for Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment
Carol Off BA 1981 Host, CBC Radio’s As It Happens
Zoë Pope-Webster BA 2006 Senior Manager, Advertising and Brand for CIBC Asset Management
Sonya Poweska BA 2004 Director, Guelph Arts Council
Justin Quesnelle BA 2003 Manager, Clinical Skills Learning Program of Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry; Founder of passion fool theatre company
Anthea Rowe BA 2002, MA 2003 Communications Manager, Network for Business Sustainability
John Sabine BA 1967 Counsel & Partner, Fraser, Milner, Casgrain LLP
Kate Strachan BA 2006 Director of Consumer Engagement, Me to We Enterprises
Dianna Symonds BA 1977 Managing Editor, Maclean’s magazine
Adela Talbot BA 2008 Reporter/Photographer, Western News
Robert Thompson BA 1995 Senior Writer, SCOREGolf magazine, columnist, author
Terry Warne BA 2007 Promotions Manager, CBC News, Current Affairs and Documentaries
Aaron Wherry BA 2012 Associate Editor & Parliamentary Reporter, Maclean’s magazine
Nicole Winstanley BA 1996 Publisher, Penguin Canada 
Maggie Wrobel BA 2004 Assistant Arts Editor, Life & Arts, Globe and Mail


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