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Mr. David Asper A.

Chairman

National Post

HQ Phone: (416) 383-2500

National Post

1450 Don Mills Road

Don Mills, Ontario M3B 2X7

Canada

Company Description

National Post is a subsidiary of Canwest Global Communications Corp. (www.canwest.com; TSX: CGS and CGS.A). An international media company, Canwest is Canada's largest publisher of paid English language daily newspapers and owns, operates and/or holds sub... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Chair
The Asper Foundation

Chair and Co-Founder
Amenity Health Care

Adjunct Faculty
Arizona State University

Sessional Lecturer
Lakehead University

Executive Chairman
CRESWIN PROPERTIES INC

Sessional Lecturer
University of Manitoba

Sessional Lecturer
University of Toronto Faculty of Law

Affiliations

Member of the Board of Governors
St. John's-Ravenscourt School

Board Member
Cubresa Inc

Board Member
Arterial Stiffness Inc.

Board Member
Pan

Advisory Board
Canadian Judicial Council

Member of the Dean's Advisory Board
University of British Columbia Innocence Project

Committee
Law Society of Manitoba Articling Task Force

Member
Staging

Board Member
Allegro Media Inc.

Board Member
Merry Go Round Foundation

Board Member
Canadian Club

Board Member
Outstanding CEO Of

Chairman of the Publications Committee
Montreal Newspaper Guild

Board Member
Lexi.net

Chairman, Publishing Committee of the Board of Directors, CanWest
Calgary Chamber of Commerce

Member of the Finance Committee
Centre for Christian Studies

Board Member
Frontier Centre for Public Policy

Executive Vice President
CanWest MediaWorks Inc.

Director
Winnipeg Free Press

Member
Governing Council of the University of Toronto

Founder
Center for Constitutional Rights Inc

Advisory Board Member
Accretive Advisor Inc

Board Member
The Fraser Institute

Chairman of the Stakeholders Steering Committee
Province of Manitoba

Board Member
FI

Member of the Dean's Advisory Board
UBC Innocence Project

Education



University of Toronto

Bachelor of Arts

University of Manitoba

LLM

Master's Degree of Law

University Of Toronto Faculty Of Law

Masters
Law
U of T law school

Masters
Law
University of Toronto

Web References (200 Total References)


MediaBully | Seriously Free Speech Committee

seriouslyfreespeech.ca [cached]

Like Conrad Black before them, CanWest chiefs Leonard and David Asper are fond of saying they can't control what Canadians think.

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Digging in his heels, David Asper famously borrowed a lyric from R.E.M. in a December 2001 speech: "I can say to our critics, and especially to the bleeding hearts of the journalist community, that it's the end of the world as they know it, and I feel fine."
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DAVID A. ASPER Executive Vice-President Chairman, National Post
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Mr. Asper, a lawyer, joined the Company in 1992 and is currently an Executive Vice-President of Canwest and Chairman of the National Post Company. He is a member of Canwest's Executive Management Committee and oversees the corporate office functions as well as the Canwest corporate affairs group. He is a member of the Board of Governors of St. John's Ravenscourt School, an Honourary Director of The Canadian Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Institute and a Director of The Asper Charitable Trust. Mr. Asper is also Chairman and founder of the Daremax Foundation through which Mr. Asper supports numerous charitable causes.


Investors - Executive Bios - Board of Directors

www.canwestglobal.com [cached]

DAVID A. ASPER Executive Vice-President of the Company and Chairman of the National Post

...
Mr. Asper, a lawyer, joined the Company in 1992 and is currently an Executive Vice-President of Canwest and Chairman of the National Post Company. He is a member of Canwest's Executive Management Committee and oversees the corporate office functions as well as the Canwest corporate affairs group. He is a member of the Governing Council of the University of Toronto, a member of the Advisory Board to the Canadian Judicial Council, a member of the Board of the Pan Am Clinic, a founder of Canterbury Park Capital Corp., a member of the Board of Allegro Media Inc., an Honourary Director of The Canadian Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Institute and a Director of The Asper Charitable Trust. Mr. Asper is also Chairman and founder of the Daremax Foundation through which Mr. Asper supports numerous charitable causes, and Chairman of Creswin Properties Ltd.


About Us - Executive Bios - Executive Management

www.canwestglobal.com [cached]

DAVID A. ASPER Executive Vice-President of the Company and Chairman of the National Post

Mr. Asper, a lawyer, joined the Company in 1992 and is currently an Executive Vice-President of Canwest and Chairman of the National Post Company. He is a member of Canwest's Executive Management Committee and oversees the corporate office functions as well as the Canwest corporate affairs group. He is a member of the Governing Council of the University of Toronto, a member of the Advisory Board to the Canadian Judicial Council, a member of the Board of the Pan Am Clinic, a founder of Canterbury Park Capital Corp., a member of Board of Allegro Media Inc., an Honourary Director of The Canadian Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Institute and a Director of The Asper Charitable T rust. Mr. Asper is also Chairman and founder of the Daremax Foundation through which Mr. Asper supports numerous charitable causes, and Chairman of Creswin Properties Ltd.


About Us - Executive Bios - Board of Directors

www.canwestglobal.com [cached]

DAVID A. ASPER Executive Vice-President of the Company and Chairman of the National Post

...
Mr. Asper, a lawyer, joined the Company in 1992 and is currently an Executive Vice-President of Canwest and Chairman of the National Post Company. He is a member of Canwest's Executive Management Committee and oversees the corporate office functions as well as the Canwest corporate affairs group. He is a member of the Governing Council of the University of Toronto, a member of the Advisory Board to the Canadian Judicial Council, a member of the Board of the Pan Am Clinic, a founder of Canterbury Park Capital Corp., a member of the Board of Allegro Media Inc., an Honourary Director of The Canadian Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Institute and a Director of The Asper Charitable Trust. Mr. Asper is also Chairman and founder of the Daremax Foundation through which Mr. Asper supports numerous charitable causes, and Chairman of Creswin Properties Ltd.


Investors - Executive Bios - Executive Management

www.canwestglobal.com [cached]

DAVID A. ASPER Executive Vice-President of the Company and Chairman of the National Post

Mr. Asper, a lawyer, joined the Company in 1992 and is currently an Executive Vice-President of Canwest and Chairman of the National Post Company. He is a member of Canwest's Executive Management Committee and oversees the corporate office functions as well as the Canwest corporate affairs group. He is a member of the Governing Council of the University of Toronto, a member of the Advisory Board to the Canadian Judicial Council, a member of the Board of the Pan Am Clinic, a founder of Canterbury Park Capital Corp., a member of Board of Allegro Media Inc., an Honourary Director of The Canadian Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Institute and a Director of The Asper Charitable T rust. Mr. Asper is also Chairman and founder of the Daremax Foundation through which Mr. Asper supports numerous charitable causes, and Chairman of Creswin Properties Ltd.

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