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Rudyard Griffiths


Rudyard Griffiths is the co-anchor of NATIONAL AFFAIRS on CTV News Channel. Griffiths first joined CTV as co-host of Squeeze Play, BNN's daily business and politics show.

Griffiths has edited twelve books on Canadian history, politics, and international affairs, and is the author of Who We Are: A Citizen's Manifesto (2009). The former National Post and The Toronto Star columnist is the director of the semi-annual Munk Debates and the Grano Speakers Series, two leading Canadian public discussion series..

Griffiths is the co-founder of the Historica-Dominion Institute, Canada's largest history and civics NGO, of which he is a founding board member. Griffiths is a member of the advisory boards of the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (Canada) and the U.K. based Ditchley Foundation. Griffiths is a board member of the Stratford Shakespearian Festival and the Rt. Hon. Adrienne Clarkson's Canadian Institute for Citizenship.

In 2006, Rudyard Griffiths was recognized by The Globe and Mail as one of Canada's Top 40 under 40. In September 2008, he was appointed Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel of the Canadian Forces College. Griffiths studied history and political science at Trinity College, University of Toronto and completed a master's degree in political theory at Cambridge University.