Anne Leclair


Anne has been working for Global Montreal since day one.

She started as an intern and then spent three years reporting in Quebec City, before moving back to Montreal.

Anne’s most memorable (and painful) news coverage was at the Summit of the Americas, where she was tear gassed during a live hit.

Her most favourite assignment yet was a series on “Day Tripping,” which she got to shoot and edit with her husband.

Anne has an undergraduate degree (Honours History and Women’s studies) from McGill University and a Graduate Diploma in Journalism from Concordia University.

Anne enjoys playing soccer, when she’s not busy running after her three children.

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Best thing about working at Global: The team of talented news-gatherers!

Favourite quote: Margaret Mead: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”

Last book read: Goodnight Moon

Favourite museum: Redpath

Best Montreal place for kids: Outside

You can never have too many: Crazy characters in one story

Most underrated virtue: Charity

Greatest extravagance: Taking a bath, alone, good wine and pedicures (in that order :)

Accomplishment I’m most proud of: Documentary on breastfeeding twins and triplets

One day I hope to: Retire, live long and have no deadlines

Best Montreal moment: Bongos in the park

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