Les PerreauxEditor-in-chief, Policy Options
Les joined the IRPP in August 2021, after more than 25 years covering national affairs across Canada. His most recent role prior to assuming the position of Editor-in-chief of Policy Options was as bureau chief and national correspondent for The Globe and Mail in Montreal. Prior to the Globe, he worked in the newsrooms of The Canadian Press, National Post and The Saskatoon StarPhoenix. Les has covered provincial and national politics, and social and justice issues, mainly in the Prairie provinces and Quebec. He also has covered the war in Afghanistan the armed conflict in the Middle East and disasters in Haiti and Kashmir. He has received national journalism awards and nominations for team coverage of mental health issues of Canadian veterans of the war in Afghanistan, the opioid crisis and the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster.