An award-winning investigative journalist, researcher and translator, Alex Norris has lived in or near Mile End for more than 20 years. As a news reporter, he covered everything from city politics to foreign affairs. He also researched organized crime, urban sprawl and intercultural relations.
Mr Norris has taught investigative journalism in Africa and Latin America, and won the prestigious Prix Judith-Jasmin in 2003 for his exposé on Quebec’s video lottery industry. He is also the holder of a National Newspaper Award and a Canadian Association of Journalists investigative-journalism prize.
Mr Norris has been active in his community on green-space, traffic and visual-pollution issues. He is fluently bilingual and also speaks Portuguese and Spanish. Mr Norris and his wife are raising two sons on the Plateau.