September 1, 2015

Santin, Aldo


Aldo Santin is a veteran newspaper reporter, having joined Winnipeg Free Press in 1986, where he has covered a variety of beats and specialty areas including education, city hall, aboriginal issues, and urban and downtown development.

Aldo was part of the team that produced the 1988 special report Indians, strangers in their own land, which won the Manitoba Human Rights Media Award, the B’nai Brith League for Human Rights Media Award, and a Michener Award nomination.

Aldo was also part of the Free Press team that won a National Newspaper Award for its coverage of the 1989 Dryden air crash.

In 2007, Santin and Paul Samyn won the Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation top prize for daily press reporting for a story on the firing of Canadian Wheat Board president and CEO Adrian Measner.

Santin is co-author of The First Canadians: A Profile of Native People Today (James Lorimer & Company).

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