John Hinds is the Former President and CEO of News Media Canada which represents over 800 newspapers and news media organizations from coast to coast to coast. As president and CEO he serves as the industry’s voice on public policy issues, while also managing the organization’s comprehensive research and marketing portfolio.
A lawyer by training, John has previously served in senior political roles both federally and provincially. He also has extensive experience as a public affairs consultant.
John strongly believes in giving back to his community. He has a served on a number of for profit and corporate boards including United Way of Toronto, Ontario Trillium Foundation, Harbourfront Centre and Solus Trust Company. He is a former Chair of Casey House Hospice and a former Vice Chair of St Joseph’s Health Centre.