Oct 10, 2019
John Ivison is a Scottish Canadian journalist. He is an Ottawa-based political columnist for the National Post.
Raised in Dumfries, Scotland, he worked as a reporter for The Scotsman newspaper in Edinburgh and as deputy business editor of Scotland on Sunday. He was educated at the University of Glasgow, McMaster University and the University of Western Ontario, where he earned a Masters of Arts in Journalism.
He moved to Canada in 1998, as part of the team that launched the National Post. After five years at the Financial Post, Ivison moved to the news section of the National Post, where he has covered provincial politics in Ontario and federal politics in Ottawa since 2003.
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