Catherine Porter has been the Toronto bureau chief for The New York Times since February 2017. Previously, Porter was a journalist at the Toronto Star, Canada’s largest circulation newspaper. She started there in 2001 as an intern, and worked her way up to general assignment reporter, city hall reporter, environment writer, feature writer and columnist. She proved herself as an international correspondent, covering the 2010 earthquake in Haiti and returning to the country 18 times to report on its reconstruction efforts. Porter has received two National Newspaper Awards, the Landsberg Award for her feminist columns and a Queen’s Jubilee Medal for grassroots community work.

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