Book Launch: My Name is Not Harry by Haroon Siddiqui

Book Launch: My Name is Not Harry by Haroon Siddiqui
Contributed By: events coordinator
Organizing Institution: Manitoba Islamic Association (MIA)
Contact email: [email protected]
Start Date: May 24, 2024 (7:00pm)
End Date: May 24, 2024 (10:30pm CDT)
Cost: Free
Manitoba Islamic Association (MIA) Grand Mosque – Winnipeg – Canada
Haroon Siddiqui, CM OOnt is an Indo-Canadian newspaper journalist, columnist and editorial page editor emeritus of the Toronto Star. He shared a 1983 National Newspaper Award for spot news reporting. In 1992 and column writing in 1998.
Siddiqui received a Professional Man of the Year award from Indo Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and a media award from the Canadian Islamic Congress. He has reported from more than 50 countries and shaped media coverage of Canada for fifty years through ten prime ministers.
In 2000, and 2001 he became a member of the Order of Ontario. In 2001, Siddiqui was awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters from York University. In 2002, he was awarded the World Press Freedom Award by the National Press Club. In 2023, he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement from the Canadian Journalism Foundation in recognition of a decades-long ground-breaking career in Canadian journalism and his commitment to “diversity, journalistic integrity and social justice.

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