A Montreal native, Tasha is a graduate of Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf (1988) and the law faculty of McGill University (1993). Tasha practiced litigation in Montreal before working as the legislative assistant to the Attorney General of Ontario. In 1998 she began working in television, producing a political current affairs program with CBC Newsworld and then host-producing three programs with the Cable Public Affairs Channel (CPAC), for which she won the Justicia Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2003. In 2004 Tasha joined the Canadian Taxpayers Federation as their Ontario Director, and in 2005 co-authored Rescuing Canada’s Right: Blueprint for a Conservative Revolution, with journalist Adam Daifallah. Tasha then served as Vice-President of the Montreal Economic Institute, and later Director for Quebec of the Fraser Institute, while also lecturing on conservative politics at McGill University. Now writing for the National Post and iPolitics, she resides in Whitby, Ontario. In recognition of her writing, Tasha was awarded the 2012 Economic Education Prize from the Institut Economique de Montreal.
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