2017 Winnipeg Theatre Awards Event Host Announcement

Winnipeg, June 16, 2017

We are thrilled to announce the hosts for our 2016-2017 Awards Night, Janet Stewart and Gail Asper! The first annual event takes place on Sunday November 12, 2017, at the West End Cultural Centre.

Janet Stewart hosts the news on CBC Television. After moving to Winnipeg from her native Nova Scotia in 2001, Janet has immersed herself in the city and is proud to call Winnipeg home. She has made connecting with the community one of her top priorities, lending her time and energy to many organizations.

Gail Asper is the President and Trustee of the Asper Foundation, Chair of the Board of Directors of the National Arts Centre Foundation, and is a Governor of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is an Officer for the Order of Canada, and was awarded the Queen’s Golden and Diamond Jubilee Medal. These are only a few of the many achievements in her brilliant life. She is also a powerhouse of kindness.

Welcome aboard, Janet and Gail!