Anne Lagace-Dowson is director general of the anti-bullying Tolerance Foundation. She is an award winning broadcast journalist and political analyst. Anne appears every weekday morning at 9.05 am on CJAD for a lively debate on the topics of the hour. On Thursday, she appears on the Radio Canada premier political panel at 10 pm with Celine Galipeau on Le Telejournal. She authors Bloke Nation, a weekly column in the entertainment weekly HOUR. LaPress calls Anne a hinge between English and French Canada. In 2008 Anne made an impressive political debut for the NDP, almost taking down the star Liberal candidate in Westmount. She is the daughter of the late Hugh Dowson of Toronto, and Quebec City's Claire Lagace. She is a proud standard bearer for French immersion. Anne is married to independent film maker Brian McKenna,mother to Emma and Tess, stepmother to Robin, Katie, and Conor.