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Two new CRTC commissioners appointed

Media | 06/25/2020 6:14 pm EDT

New Brunswick lawyer Ellen Desmond and former journalist Nirmala Naidoo are joining the CRTC for five-year commissioner terms, the federal government announced Thursday. Desmond, who will serve as the regional member for Atlantic and Nunavut, is currently the director of legal and administration with the New Brunswick Energy and Utilities Board, and will replace Christopher MacDonald on the commission. MacDonald’s term ended this month. Naidoo, who was a journalist with several Canadian and international broadcasters, most recently worked for environmental charity Green Calgary. She...