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Norman Eric Webster (born June 4, 1941) is a Canadian journalist and a former editor-in-chief of The Globe and Mail and The Gazette.[1]

Norman Eric Webster
Born (1941-06-04) June 4, 1941 (age 77)
Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Born in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, he was educated at Bishop's College School and received his B.A. from Bishop's University. He was a Rhodes Scholar at St John's College, Oxford. He took part in the 1962 Oxford-Cambridge Tour of Poland and Czechoslovakia and was awarded a Full Blue for ice hockey in 1963 and 1964.[citation needed] He went on to a distinguished career as a foreign correspondent, editor and columnist.

In 1995, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada.[2]


  1. ^ "Norman Webster". The Gazette. Archived from the original on 1 September 2009. Retrieved 17 December 2010.
  2. ^ "Norman E. Webster, C.M., M.A., D.C.L." Order of Canada. Retrieved 17 December 2010.