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

ArtsSmarts funding awarded

In September 2010, The Dance Current took a look at dance in Canadian public schools. Newfoundland and Labrador, whic...


Genée International Ballet Competition 2010

November 21st in London marked an annual event for the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) called the Genée International Ballet Competit…

Short Waves

By Jacqueline Hansen, Amy Bowring, Naomi Brand

Glenn Gilmour 1938-2011; Clifford Collier 1929-2011; Les Productions Figilo wins Rio Tinto Alcan Award

DSR is honoured with National Arts Centre award

La danse sur les routes du Québec’s (DSR) mission is to share dance, and on November 7th, 2010 it was recognized for its outstandi…


Stacey Tookey's "Joy"

When choreographer and dancer Stacey Tookey was approached by the clothing company Sugar and Bruno to design clothes for dancers, …


Denys Drozdyuk: Canada’s new favourite dancer

Denys Drozdyuk was voted Canada’s favourite dancer for the third season of So You Think You Can Dance Canada (SYTYCDC)….


TUDS: Toronto Urban Dance Symposium

Apolonia Velasquez and Ofilio Sinbadinho Portillo, directors of urban dance company Gadfly, presented the first “TUDS: Toronto Urb…

Short Waves

By Naomi Brand, Samantha Mehra, Jacqueline Hansen

Update on BC arts funding; Survey shows Ontarians think art is important; Denys Drozdyuk: Canada’s new favourite dancer

New "Healthy Dancer" organization may be on horizon

Canada may soon be home to a new healthy dancer organization. Medical professionals, dance instructors and dancers came together t…

Emerging Views

Wishes for the Future of Canadian Dance By Jacqueline Hansen, Andrea Downie, Cindy Brett, Kate Stashko

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