Michael Goldbloom, Labour Lawyer, Newspaper Publlisher, University Principal
Michael Goldbloom was born in Montreal, took his undergraduate degree at Harvard University in Modern European History and Literature and completed his law degrees at McGill University: Bachelor of Civil Law in 1978 and Bachelor of Common Law in 1979. Mr. Goldbloom began his professional career in 1981 as a labour lawyer. In 1991, he became President and CEO of the Montreal YMCA. Then , from 1994 to 2001, he was Publisher of The Gazette. After this, following a year as a Visiting Scholar at the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada he was named Deputy Publisher of the Toronto Star and a year later its Publisher. In 2007, he was appointed Vice-Principal (Public Affairs) and Senior Fellow in Media and Public Policy at McGill University. Mr. Goldbloom’s most recent appointment as Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Bishop’s University is for a five year term which began on August 1st, 2008.