Professor at Mount Royal University and Journalist for the Toronto Star
This year she completed a PhD in Communication Studies at the University of Calgary. She was the managing editor at The Calgary Herald from 1987 to 1990, and was the publisher/editor of Alberta Views Magazine 2006/2007.
In 2000 she co-authored with Kevin Taft Clear Answers:The Economics and Politics of For-Profit Medicine, an examination of the Alberta government’s proposals to expand the role of the private sector in health care. In 2001 she authored Public Bodies, Private Parts: Surgical Contracts and Conflict of Interest at the Calgary Regional Health Authority, for the Parkland Institute.
Ms. Steward is currently the 2014/15 Atkinson Fellow in Public Policy.