Neil Haesler was a Canadian journalist for three decades before coming to Carleton University five years ago.
During his time in the newspaper and wire service world, Haesler covered everything from courts to city hall and from health to hockey.
The journey took him across Canada to such places as Kingston, Ont., Cranbrook, B.C., Red Deer and Lethbridge, Alta., Winnipeg, Calgary and Ottawa.
He’s been a reporter, photographer, news editor, editorial writer, op-ed page editor and a wire service news editor and deputy editor.
He was a columnist at the Calgary Herald and a founding member of the Association of Opinion Page Editors of North America.