Francis is also a broadcaster and a best-selling author of eight books on a variety of socio-economic subjects for Canadians. Her book titled Fighting for Canada was published in the French language as Maîtres Chanteurs Chez Nous!. In it, she alleged subversive tactics and violation of human rights by certain members of the Quebec sovereignty movement during the 1995 Quebec referendum.
Francis has been the recipient of a number of awards for her work in journalism from various organizations, publications, and universities throughout Canada. She has served on the advisory board of the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research and a member of the board of directors for CARE Canada, and as the volunteer chair for the fund-raising campaign for Ryerson University's community health center.
In September 2007, Diane Francis became a Director of Aurizon Mines Ltd., listed on the Toronto and American Stock Exchanges. Her 9th book, "Who Owns Canada?" will be published in March 2008 by Harper Collins and will profile Canada's 75 billionaires, 36 of whom have never been interviewed before.
Market Matters Radio: Bre-X-The Aftermath Guest Speaker: Diane Francis Market Matters Radio Program, Saturday October 7th
Oct 05, 2006; VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIACCNMatthews - Oct. 5, 2006) - Diane Francis, Editor-at-Large for the National Post and author of...