Petrie, Anne

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PETRIE, Anne. Canadian, b. 1946. Genres: History, Local history/Rural topics. Career: Writer. 24 Hours Late Night, CBC-TV, Winnipeg, host, c; 1980s; CBC's Midday, CBC-TV, regular contributor, c. 1980s; host of television news programs for CBC Newsworld, CBC-TV, 1989-92; Coast-to- Coast, 1989-92; Petrie in Prime, 1992; Early Edition, 1995-96; Talk TV, c. 1996-; Absolutely Canadian, 1996-; and The Moral Divide. Hosted daily CBC Radio program, British Columbia; Appeared in film, Close to Home, 1986. Publications: Ethnic Vancouver, 1982; Vancouver Secrets, 1984; More Vancouver Secrets, 1985; Gone to an Aunt's: Remembering Canada's Homes for Unwed Mothers, 1998. Address: c/o The Writers Union of Canada, 40 Wellington St. East, 3rd Floor, Toronto, ON, Canada M5E 1C7. Online address: [email protected]