media release

Award-winning journalist receives honorary degree

June 10, 2014

Retired Vancouver Sun securities columnist David Baines, who devoted 25 years and 3,887 columns to exposing illegal and unethical investment deals, is receiving an honorary degree from Simon Fraser University today.

Baines has won four National Newspaper Awards plus the Bruce Hutchison Lifetime Achievement Award from the Jack Webster Foundation.

WHO:            Award-winning journalist David Baines

WHAT:          Receiving SFU honorary degree

WHEN:          Tuesday, June 10, 2:30 p.m.

WHERE:        SFU Burnaby, Convocation Mall, 8888 University Drive

Please note there is road construction on Burnaby Mountain that may cause delays. It is recommended that media coming to campus should factor in an additional 20-30 minutes in their commute.

Media can park in E Lot on the east side of campus, near the transit loop and adjacent to Strand Hall. Please call the SFU PAMR office at 778.782.3210 with your vehicle’s plate number once you’ve arrived.

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