Brian Stewart is one of this country's most experience journalists, having spent more than half a century as reporter, foreign correspondent, and news analyst. For over three decades with CBC’s The National newscast, and through his international documentaries and his TV show Our World he provided Canadians with a window on global events.
A past Gemini award winner as Canada’s Best Overall Broadcast Journalist, Stewart was known for his depth of understanding gained by many years working abroad and for his ability to bring compassion and humanity to foreign coverage.
Over his long career he has covered many major humanitarian crises as well as war zones, from El Salvador to Afghanistan.
He is correctly a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto.