Joyce Napier

Joyce Napier (born 1958) is a Canadian television journalist.wikipedia
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Neil Macdonald

Around the same time, she married Neil Macdonald, a reporter with the English division of CBC News.
He is married to Joyce Napier, a parliamentary bureau chief for CTV News.

CTV News

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Formerly a correspondent for the news division of Société Radio-Canada, the French-language arm of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, she became, in March 2016, the parliamentary bureau chief for CTV News.

1995 Quebec referendum

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During the 1995 Quebec referendum, Napier asked Bloc Québécois Member of Parliament Suzanne Tremblay to explain the Yes side's assertion that Quebec would be better able to support and protect francophone language rights in Canada as an independent country than as a Canadian province.
Bloc Québécois MP Suzanne Tremblay was less successful in this regard, and apologized after answering journalist Joyce Napier's question of how minority francophones outside of Quebec would be helped by independence by stating that Napier's last name and lack of a Québécois accent made her ignorant of the subject.

Suzanne Tremblay

During the 1995 Quebec referendum, Napier asked Bloc Québécois Member of Parliament Suzanne Tremblay to explain the Yes side's assertion that Quebec would be better able to support and protect francophone language rights in Canada as an independent country than as a Canadian province.
Tremblay also made similar comments attacking Radio-Canada journalist Joyce Napier for not having a francophone name, and pop singer Céline Dion for purportedly turning her back on her Québécoise identity in her pursuit of pop stardom.

Karla Homolka

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In 2005, Napier conducted the first media interview granted by Karla Homolka after her release from prison.
Homolka told interviewer Joyce Napier that she chose Radio Canada because she had found it to be less sensationalist than the English-language media.

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

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Formerly a correspondent for the news division of Société Radio-Canada, the French-language arm of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, she became, in March 2016, the parliamentary bureau chief for CTV News.

Montreal

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Born in Montreal, Quebec to parents from Egypt, she spent her childhood in Europe where her father worked for the Encyclopædia Britannica.

Quebec

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Born in Montreal, Quebec to parents from Egypt, she spent her childhood in Europe where her father worked for the Encyclopædia Britannica.

Encyclopædia Britannica

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Born in Montreal, Quebec to parents from Egypt, she spent her childhood in Europe where her father worked for the Encyclopædia Britannica.

The Globe and Mail

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She began her career as a print journalist, working as a Montreal correspondent for The Globe and Mail and Canadian Press before joining the Montreal newspaper La Presse as a reporter.

The Canadian Press

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She began her career as a print journalist, working as a Montreal correspondent for The Globe and Mail and Canadian Press before joining the Montreal newspaper La Presse as a reporter.

La Presse (Canadian newspaper)

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She began her career as a print journalist, working as a Montreal correspondent for The Globe and Mail and Canadian Press before joining the Montreal newspaper La Presse as a reporter.

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She began working for CBMT as a television reporter in 1989.

CBC News

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Around the same time, she married Neil Macdonald, a reporter with the English division of CBC News.

Bloc Québécois

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During the 1995 Quebec referendum, Napier asked Bloc Québécois Member of Parliament Suzanne Tremblay to explain the Yes side's assertion that Quebec would be better able to support and protect francophone language rights in Canada as an independent country than as a Canadian province.

Metropolitan France

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In response, Tremblay asserted that Napier's non-French surname, and the fact that she spoke French with a Continental rather than Québécois accent, meant that Napier lacked the requisite knowledge of Quebec history to understand that the answer was self-evident and did not need to be explained.

Québécois (word)

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In response, Tremblay asserted that Napier's non-French surname, and the fact that she spoke French with a Continental rather than Québécois accent, meant that Napier lacked the requisite knowledge of Quebec history to understand that the answer was self-evident and did not need to be explained.

Middle East

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Napier was named Radio-Canada's Middle East correspondent in 1998, at the same time as Macdonald was assigned to the same role with the CBC's English division.

Washington, D.C.

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In 2003, Macdonald and Napier were both reassigned by their respective networks to the Washington, D.C. bureau.

Sabbatical

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She announced that she was taking a one-year sabbatical from the network in May 2014.

Ottawa

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She returned in August 2015 as a correspondent in the network's national parliamentary bureau in Ottawa, Ontario before transferring to CTV in 2016.

Ontario

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She returned in August 2015 as a correspondent in the network's national parliamentary bureau in Ottawa, Ontario before transferring to CTV in 2016.

Power Play (2009 TV program)

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His retirement from the program was announced in November 2019, with the program to be taken over by Evan Solomon Mondays to Thursdays and Joyce Napier on Fridays.