Relations Between the U. S. and Canada
John Cruickshank, Consul General of Canada in Chicago.
John Cruickshank, Consul General of Canada in Chicago, will speak on relations between the United States and Canada and other current issues. Consul General Cruickshank has enjoyed a distinguished career in newspapers and television in both the United States and Canada. He was publisher of the Toronto Star, Canada’s highest circulation newspaper, and President of Star Media Group from 2007 until 2016. He has served as publisher of CBC News from 2007 to 2008, responsible for all English- language television, radio and on-line news. Before joining the CBC, he worked with the Chicago Sun Times from 2000 to 2007, serving as publisher of the Chicago Sun Times and chief operating officer of the Sun-Times Media Group from 2003 – 2007. His role as Consul General covers Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri, northwest Indiana and Kansas City.