Michael Tutton

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Michael Tutton is a journalist with The Canadian Press and has over 30 years of experience in his profession. Michael's career as a journalist began after graduating with honours from Carleton University's school of journalism in 1983. His career began in Central and South America, followed by a period as a producer with CBC Radio in locations across Eastern Canada. In 1999, he was hired as a reporter/editor at the Halifax bureau of The Canadian Press. Since then he has frequently won awards for reporting on some of the major stories of the region, and most recently was part of the bureau’s nomination for a National Newspaper Award in the breaking news category for its coverage of the Nova Scotia mass shooting. He covers civilian oversight agencies and policing on both a local and national level. On weekends and during his own time, Michael completed his Masters in Divinity at the Atlantic School of Theology (AST) and since 2019 also pursues this vocation as an ordained Anglican priest through preaching, teaching and pastoring at churches in the Halifax area.