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Gail Cohen, media director, Canadian Civil Liberties Association
Gail J. Cohen, Director, Media and Communications, Canadian Civil Liberties Association Gail Cohen has been the director of media and communications for the Canadian Civil Liberties Association since 2016. She joined the CCLA after spending almost two decades overseeing coverage of legal news and information in her capacity as editor in chief of the country’s largest legal media group, which includes publications such as The Law Times and Canadian Lawyer and their affiliated websites. After graduating from Carleton University’s journalism program Gail worked as a reporter in Thunder Bay and as a freelance writer and photographer in South Africa.