Ian Hanomansing, a 64-year-old as of 2024 journalist born in Port of Spain, is widely recognized for his role at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Formerly the host of CBC News Network Vancouver, he now reports for CBC Television’s nightly newscast, The National. Since August 1, 2017, he has been a co-anchor of The National, taking the lead on Fridays and Sundays.

Notably, he stepped in as the interim host of CBC Radio One’s Cross Country Checkup in 2020 during regular host Duncan McCue’s sabbatical, eventually being named the permanent host in 2022. With a career marked by dedication and versatility, Ian Hanomansing continues to be a familiar face in Canadian journalism.

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Ian Hanomansing Wiki & Early Life

Ian Hanomansing Wiki
Full NameIan Harvey Hanomansing
Nick NameIan
Age64 years as of 2024
Date of Birth1961
NationalityTrinidadian and Canadian
Zodiac/Sun SignLeo
BirthplacePort of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Current AddressYet To Update

Ian Hanomansing’s Wife, Girlfriend and Relationship

Relationship StatusMarried

Ian Hanomansing Family

Ian Hanomansing Father

Raised in the picturesque town of Sackville, New Brunswick, this individual was born to Indian parents, Eunice and Harvey. Growing up alongside his sister Ria, he later embarked on the journey of marriage with Nancy Hanomansing in 1991. Their union brought two wonderful sons into their lives. Together, they’ve woven a tapestry of family life, blending cultural roots and creating a home filled with love and joy.

Parent’s NameFather: Yet To Update
Mother: Yet To Update
SiblingsSister: Ria
Wife/GirlfriendWife: Nancy Hanomansing
Children Two Sons


He pursued his undergraduate studies at Mount Allison University, earning a degree in political science and sociology in 1983. His academic journey continued at Dalhousie Law School, where he delved into the field of law, and he successfully graduated in 1986.

SchoolTantramar Regional High School
Alma MaterMount Allison University,
Dalhousie Law School
Highest QualificationLaw Graduated


Early Career in Maritime Broadcast

Ian Hanomansing commenced his journey in broadcast media at CKDH in Amherst, Nova Scotia, following his graduation. Subsequently, he contributed to CKCW in Moncton, New Brunswick, and CHNS in Halifax, Nova Scotia, showcasing his early talents in the industry.

CBC Entry and Rise

In 1986, Hanomansing joined the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), where he worked across bureaus in the Maritimes and Toronto. His career then led him to Vancouver, where he served as a network reporter and hosted programs such as Pacific Rim Report, Foreign Assignment, and the now-defunct Times 7 (in collaboration with The New York Times). Additionally, he hosted a summer series on CBC Radio One titled “Feeling the Heat.”

National Anchor and CBC News Vancouver

From 2000 to 2007, Hanomansing anchored the national segment of the defunct newscast Canada Now. Following this, he co-anchored CBC News: Vancouver, CBUT’s supper hour newscast, from 2007 to 2010. In 2010, he returned to his former role as a network reporter for The National. His role expanded further when he hosted CBC News Now with Ian Hanomansing from 2012 to 2017, a live program broadcast from CBC Vancouver on weeknights.

Co-Hosting The National

On August 1, 2017, Ian Hanomansing became one of four new co-hosts of The National, CBC’s flagship news broadcast, sharing the stage with Adrienne Arsenault, Rosemary Barton, and Andrew Chang. In 2020, he

was appointed as the Friday and Sunday anchor of the program, solidifying his prominent role on the show.

Innovative Live News Specials

Hanomansing has been instrumental in developing and hosting groundbreaking live news specials. Notable among these was “Downtown Drugs” in November 1998, a program conducted from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside during a public health emergency marked by a high number of fatal overdoses. Another significant production was “Crime on the Streets” in March 2005, partly broadcast from Stoney Mountain Institution in Manitoba, making it the only live national news special from a Canadian federal penal institution. This special earned Hanomansing a national Justicia Award for Excellence in Legal Reporting and a Jack Webster Award.

Beyond News: Big League Manager

In 2006, Hanomansing showcased his diverse talents by designing “Big League Manager,” an NHL-licensed board game. The game earned recognition as a “Best Bet” by the Canadian Toy Testing Council.

Awards and Recognition

Ian Hanomansing’s contributions to journalism have not gone unnoticed. In 2003, he received an honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) degree from Mount Allison University. On November 28, 2008, he clinched the Gemini Award for Best News Anchor, triumphing over notable figures like Kevin Newman and Peter Mansbridge. In 2010, he was honored with the Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards from Canadian Immigrant Magazine. His excellence in journalism was again acknowledged in March 2016 when he won the Canadian Screen Award for Best National News Anchor, surpassing competitors like Peter Mansbridge, Lisa LaFlamme, and Heather Hiscox.

Ian Hanomansing Net Worth, Salary

Net Worth in Dollars (Approx.)$2 Million
Salary Annually (Approx.)$45k

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Ian Hanomansing Height

Ian Hanomansing Height
HeightIn Centimeters: 175 cm
In Meters: 1.75 m
In Feet: 5’9″
WeightYet To Update

Ian Hanomansing Twitter, Instagram

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10 Interesting Facts About Ian Hanomansing

  1. Ian Hanomansing, a Trinidadian-Canadian journalist, co-anchors CBC’s “The National” and hosts on Fridays and Sundays.
  2. Born in Trinidad, he grew up in Sackville, New Brunswick, and started his career in 1979 at a radio station in Nova Scotia.
  3. After studying at Mount Allison University and Dalhousie Law School, he joined CBC in 1986.
  4. Hanomansing worked in various roles, hosting programs like “Pacific Rim Report” and “Foreign Assignment.”
  5. From 2000 to 2010, he anchored “Canada Now” and co-anchored CBC News: Vancouver.
  6. Returning to “The National” in 2010, he later hosted “CBC News Now” and became a co-anchor of “The National” in 2017.
  7. Beyond journalism, he designed the NHL-licensed board game “Big League Manager” in 2006.
  8. Hanomansing received awards, including the Gemini Award in 2008 and the Canadian Screen Award in 2016.
  9. Born in 1961, he’s married to Nancy and has three children.
  10. In 2022, Hanomansing became the permanent host of CBC Radio One’s “Cross Country Checkup.”


How old is Ian Hanomansing CBC?

He is a 64 years old As of 2024

Who is Ian Hanomansing’s wife?

His wife name is Nancy Hanomansing.

Who is the Indian CBC anchor?

Salimah Shivji.

What nationality is Hanomansing?

Trinidadian and Canadian