Kim Bolan was born Kim Rosemary Bolan on June 23, 1959, in Courtenay on Vancouver Island, B.C. Canada. Her age is 63 years in 2022. She celebrated her 63rd birthday a month ago, on June 23.
On Vancouver Island, Kim spent her early years. In high school, she wrote for the Comox District Free Press and submitted articles to Victoria via bus for publication in the Times Colonist.
The Real Scoop writer held the position of sports editor for The Oak Bay Star while she was a student at the University of Victoria. Later, in the 1980s, Kim earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Western Ontario.
At age 40, in 1999, Kim received the International Women’s Media Foundation’s Courage in Journalism Award. Two years later, she acquired the Reg Robson award from the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association in 2001 for her “fearless commitment to freedom of expression.”