Aislin - Comiccon de Montréal




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AISLIN is the name of Terry Mosher’s elder daughter, and the nom de plume he has used for over forty years as the political cartoonist for Montreal’s English-language daily newspaper, The Gazette. Mosher is also the President emeritus of the Association of Canadian Editorial Cartoonists.

To date, forty-six Aislin books have been published. His latest collection of cartoons entitled The Wrecking Ball, with an introduction by Chantal Hébert, will be published in the fall of 2014.

Mosher is a regular speaker on the topics of humour, history and the importance of cartooning as a communications tool. He has appeared at national conferences such as Idea City, the Banff Festival for The Arts, Montreal’s Canadian Club and numerous writers’ festivals. Mosher also serves occasionally as a judge and participant at International cartoon competition, most recently in Portugal, Turkey, China, Australia and Cuba.

Terry Mosher has had a long association with The Old Brewery Mission, Montreal’s largest shelter for the homeless, and in 2001 he was appointed to the institution’s Board of Directors.

Filmmaker John Curtin won the Gemini for best biography documentary of 2007 for his Life and Times documentary on Terry Mosher entitled DANGEROUS WHEN PROVOKED.

In recognition of his charitable work and his contribution to the world of political cartooning, Mosher was named an Officer of the Order of Canada in May 2003. The winner of two National Newspaper Awards, In May of 2007 Terry received an honorary Doctor of Letters from McGill University. In 2012, he was inducted into the Canadian Cartoonist's Hall of Fame in a ceremony in Toronto as part of the 8th Annual Doug Wright Awards for Canadian Cartooning.

“Wickedly funny with a king-sized heart. How does this guy always manage to get it right?”? Douglas Coupland