Susan Delacourt

Susan Delacourt is a senior political writer with the Toronto Star, formerly of the Globe and Mail, who has been covering Canada’s capital since the 1980s. She is a regular commentator on CTV and CBC, and is the 2011 winner of the Charles Lynch Award, an annual honour presented to a Canadian journalist in recognition of outstanding coverage of national issues as selected by their colleagues in the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery. She has written four books: United We Fall; Shaughnessy; Juggernaut; and now Shopping for Votes: How Politicians Choose Us and We Choose Them (Douglas & McIntyre). Delacourt lives in Ottawa.