Peter Stockland

Peter Stockland is Senior Writer with Cardus, and Editor of Convivium.

Prior to joining Cardus, he was vice-president of English-language magazines for Readers’ Digest Magazines Canada Ltd. He is a former editor-in-chief of The Gazette newspaper in Montreal, a former editorial page editor of the Calgary Herald newspaper and has worked as a journalist throughout Canada during his 30-year career in the media.

He currently runs his own communications company, Prima Communication, in Montreal where he lives with his wife, Linda. In addition to his journalism career, he is also a fiction writer who has published in numerous magazines across the country. His new collection of short stories, If Only, was published in November 2011 by Siren Song Press.

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