Tasha Kheiriddin is one of Canada’s best-known commentators, analysts, and strategic thinkers. She is currently a principal with Navigator Ltd., one of Canada’s leading high stakes strategic advisory and communications firm; the national political columnist for Postmedia; a lecturer with the Max Bell School of Public Policy; and a bestselling author. With over two decades of experience analyzing, writing about, and commenting on political and current affairs for major networks and publications across Canada, Kheiriddin is an in-demand keynote speaker and a polished moderator and emcee.
Kheiriddin became passionate about politics and current affairs at an early age and held various positions in Ottawa, Toronto, and Montreal. After a career in politics and law, she became a journalist, first working for CBC Newsworld before joining the Law Times and CPAC, where she earned the Justicia Award for Excellence in Journalism. Over the course of her media career, Kheiriddin has also co-hosted CTV News Channel’s National Affairs, hosted the Tasha Kheiriddin Show on Global News Radio, and served as a member of the editorial board and columnist at the National Post, as a columnist at iPolitics.ca, and as an award-winning host-producer at the Cable Public Affairs Channel.
In addition, Kheiriddin has served as communications director and vice-president for several major Canadian policy institutes, including the Montreal Economic Institute, the Fraser Institute, and the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. She also operated her own communications consultancy, advising clients on strategy, message development and media training. In recognition of her work, the Women’s Executive Network named Kheiriddin as one of Canada’s “Top 100 Most Powerful Women” in 2016.
An accomplished writer, Kheiriddin is the co-author of Rescuing Canada’s Right: Blueprint for a Conservative Revolution and the author of The Right Path: How Conservatives Can Unite, Inspire, and Take Canada Forward. She is also a tax policy and justice contributor for two other books. Kheiriddin also writes a weekly column for the Postmedia chain of newspapers and provides analysis for radio and television networks in both official languages.
A law graduate of McGill University, Kheiriddin has lectured in McGill’s Canadian Studies and North American Studies programs and in its Max Bell School of Public Policy.