Journalist and author Nancy Southam was born and raised in Vancouver and has travelled the world in search of exotic places and experiences. A freelance journalist, she has written for many of Canada’s top newspapers and magazines. She is the editor of Pierre: Colleagues and Friends Talk about the Trudeau They Knew. Southam was a neighbour, travelling companion, and close friend of Pierre Elliott Trudeau in Montreal. She has been a member of the Foundation since 2014.