Jane Taber is a former Globe and Mail political journalist who spent more than 25 years covering Parliament Hill and Queen’s Park.
During her tenure on Parliament Hill with the Globe, Jane was also co-host of CTV’s Question Period – and she has spent more hours than she can count on campaign buses and planes following the leaders during federal election campaigns. She’s interviewed the country’s main political players, covered leadership contests, trade deals, international summits and the important issues of the day.
She also worked as communications director to the former Premier of Nova Scotia.
Since joining NATIONAL Public Relations in August 2016, Jane has specialized in media training, media relations and speech writing; she also works on crisis communications and labour issues. She also works on healthcare issues, including pharma and biotech, and has worked on a number of national campaigns as the media relations lead, pitching to regional and national media and coordinating television and print interviews.
Jane is a graduate of Carleton University’s journalism program and was appointed to the Carleton University Board of Governors in June 2019; and served as a mentor to the Public Policy Forum’s Action Canada leadership fellows.