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Poetry Challenge — Acrostic October

I'm not the most creative person. As a journalist, I sometimes find myself thinking in-the-box instead of outside it. I was taught…

What I learned at a local candidates debate

On Tuesday evening, I walked into the Parkway Forest Community Centre for an all-candidates debate. This debate wasn't held in a…

Since when was a debate considered optional?

The Canadian federal election is about a month and a half away and this means  the news will be flooded…

Professional scribbler

Writer. Creator. Freelancer. I can often be found in a coffee shop drinking a dark roast beverage, working on my Macbook computer. Previously written for Women's Post, Unlock Gridlock, Toronto Star, CTV News, Maclean's Magazine, Blog TO, and Culture Trip.

Special Projects

News and Politics

City council. Queen's Park. Parliament. The foreign desk. Keeping informed and apprised.

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Feature Writing

The devil is in the details — long form journalism and storytelling can be incredibly powerful.

Long form storytelling

Column Writing

I have opinions and I like to express them. Reciting facts sometimes just isn't enough.

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A story can be told without any words at all —Charts, infographics, video, podcasts.

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Power in words

"Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury, and remedying it." - J.K.Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows