Jacqueline Hansen

Board Member

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Jacqueline Hansen is a Senior Business Reporter for CBC News. Based in Toronto, Jacqueline has been covering business news and other beats since 2010. She files stories for CBC’s national TV and radio programs, including The National, World Report, and World at Six, and appears live on CBC News Network. She also writes for CBC.ca and hosts interactive Facebook Live Q&A’s with CBC viewers. Jacqueline has completed her Canadian Securities Course (CSC), has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance from York University and a diploma in Broadcast Journalism from Seneca College.

Jacqueline is a former intern with The Dance Current and currently serves on the board of directors.

Jacqueline Hansen's Work


By Jacqueline Hansen, Samantha Mehra, Kathleen Smith

Kinesiology and dance at the University of Calgary; Lawrence Gradus (1936-2014); NBoC Principal Aleksandar Antonijevic to retire


By Jacqueline Hansen

Helena Waldmann


Kinesiology and Dance Degree at the University of Calgary

A long-standing relationship between dance and physical education at the University of Calgary is evolving: the school is launching a new degree that combines a Bachelor of Arts in Dance and a Bachelor of Kinesiology.


Ballet Kelowna budgets for another season

Ballet Kelowna has now announced that it will continue for at least another season.


Menaka Thakkar to receive Governor General’s Award

Menaka Thakkar, dancer, choreographer and artistic director of the Menaka Thakkar Dance Company, is among the six artists chosen as the laureates of this year’s prestigious Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards (GGPAA) for Lifetime Artistic Achievement.

Toronto's arts and culture scene to get $6 million boost

Toronto’s City Council has voted unanimously in favour of increasing funding for the arts by $6 million.


Jeni LeGon (1916-2012)

African-American dancer, teacher and actor Jeni LeGon died on Friday, December 7th, 2012, at age ninety-six in Vancouver. Accordin…


Menaka Thakkar wins Walter Carsen Prize

Indian classical dancer, choreographer and teacher Menaka Thakkar is the 2012 winner of the prestigious Walter Carsen Prize for Ex...


Bolshoi Ballet’s Canadian comeback

The Bolshoi Ballet made its Canadian comeback last month after a thirty-three-year hiatus. The world-renowned Russian ballet compa…


Ken Roy (1963-2012)

On January 28th, 2012, Canada lost one of its premier contemporary dancers, Ken Roy, after a year-long battle with cancer. The for...

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