Erin Millar, Keynote Speaker
Erin Millar is the founder and CEO of The Discourse, where she’s reimagining the community newspaper to better represent all of us.
Under her leadership, The Discourse has become an award-winning, international innovator creating a new business model for journalism — an industry in massive transition.
Millar is also chair of the Digital Issues Committee of the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression, a founding board member of the Independent Media Association of Canada and helped found C4C Canada, a charity dedicated to amplifying underrepresented voices.
Previously she worked for The Globe and Mail, Maclean’s, Reader’s Digest, The Walrus, The Times of London and other publications. She is a published author and former journalism instructor at Quest University and Langara College.