Lisa LaFlamme

Lisa LaFlamme is the Chief News Anchor and Senior Editor of CTV National News With Lisa Laflamme since 2011, she leads the country's #1 newscast, where she has cemented her role as the face of news in Canada.

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Background and Age

Lisa LaFlamme was born on July 25, 1964, in Kitchener, Ontario. She studied and completed her primary education at St. Mary's High School. She did her graduate studies at the University of Ottawa. She was raised as a Roman Catholic and was a high-spirited girl at school. She won various speech contests and merit awards during her school days.

Career and Net Worth

Lisa LaFlamme started her broadcasting career with CKCO, an affiliate of CTV, in 1988. She was initially the copywriter and also worked as a script assistant. She was later promoted to the role of an anchor in the year 1997. She then moved to Canada AM as co-host and was the parliamentary reporter and later worked at CTV Newsnet, which is now called the CTV News channel.

She was made foreign correspondent at CTV National News in 2006 and was also the co-anchor alongside Lloyd Robertson. In 2011, LaFlamme was promoted as the sole anchor on the show after the exit of Robertson. She now presents the show with Omar Sachedina and Sandie Rinaldo.

LaFlamme covered the aftermath of 9/11 with detailed reporting from Afghanistan to New York. Her other important assignments include:

  • The trial of Saddam Hussein.
  • Civil unrest in Iraq.
  • The Canadian mission in Afghanistan.
  • The crisis faced by the Afghan people.

She also reported on the revolution in Egypt in 2012, the death of Pope John Paul II, the 2004 tsunami in South East Asia, Hurricane Katrina, the 2010 Haiti earthquake, and the G20 riots in Toronto. She also covered the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the Chile miners' rescue.

Lisa LaFlamme has received 5 Gemini nominations in the category of Best News Anchor. She has won many RTNDA awards too. Her honorary awards include the Doctor of Laws degree from the Wilfred Laurier University situated in Waterloo, ON, and the Distinguished Canadian Award from the Ottawa University.

As an enthusiastic supporter of democracy in news coverage, LaFlamme volunteers for Journalists for Human Rights and has made a trip with the association to the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2013 to guide and train youthful journalists in Goma. LaFlamme additionally supported a program with CTV News to distinguish qualified and meriting staff journalists to participate in JHR missions around the globe and fills in as privileged co-seat of the yearly JHR Night for Rights occasion. LaFlamme is additionally a representative of PLAN International, making a trip to far-off territories to promote kid rights and to end poverty around the globe.

Lisa was interested in singing and was part of a garage band formed by her CKCOTV station colleagues based in Kitchener. She also plays the guitar well.

Marriage, Husband, and Kids

Lisa LaFlamme was married for a short period in her 20s. She does not have any kids but likes to spend time with her eight nephews and nieces who live nearby. Lisa was rumored to have had an affair with Sean McCormick. However, this turned out to be false information based on rumors. In addition, McCormick owns a shoe store. On her official Twitter account, she also shared a photo of the ring. Later, LaFlamme took the photographs down from Twitter. She could prefer to keep her personal life hidden from the press. As a result, the specific precision of her devotion remains hidden behind closed doors. Besides, she never mentioned her involvement with the media. She hasn't revealed any details regarding her extramarital affairs or discussed her previous media engagements.

Nonetheless, LaFlamme might be on the lookout for the perfect man to marry in the future. Lisa is currently residing in Toronto, Ontario, and reveling in her individualism, according to her official Twitter account.


LaFlamme has been nominated for five Gemini awards in the Best News Anchor category and various other RTDNA accolades, and a Galaxi Award from the Canadian Cable Television Association in 1999.

In March 2014, LaFlamme received a Canadian Awning Award for 'Best National Newscast' and 'Best News Anchor' for her work on CTV National News. In 2016, she was named an affiliate of the Order of Ontario. Lisa was chosen as a candidate for the Order of Canada in 2019.

Quick Facts
Profession: Journalism
Salary: Not revealed
Children: She loves to spend time with her nephews and nieces
Date of Birth: July 25, 1964
Nationality: Canadian
Employer: CTV News channel
Birth Date: 25 Jul, 1964
Age: 55 yrs
Occupations: News presenter
Citizenship: Canada
Birth Place: Kitchener
Education: University of Ottawa
Gender: Female
Description: Canadian journalist
Twitter Id: LisaLaFlammeCTV
Net Worth 2021: 4 million
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Last Modified: Aug 6 2021
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