"Lionel Perron is an online journalist and blogger based in Toronto, Ont. He joined Reuters in 2007 after spending ten years at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, dividing his time between French and English services. He also managed the Canadian bureau of the Los Angeles Times between 2001 and 2003. Born in Cap-Haitien, Perron holds a B.A. in political science from Université Laval and a Master’s degree in journalism from Carleton University."