Canadian judges don't often agree to interviews. Or so I was told in my Media and the Courts class in j-school. No so Justice Lloyd Budzinski of the Ontario Court of Justice in Toronto. Judge Budzinski not only agree to an interview, he kindly invited me into his office and offered me one of the [...]
It’s an understatement to say that I was excited when the editors of PROFIT asked me to contribute to their annual opportunity guide. For 16 years, the magazine has offered advice on the top trends and hot markets for those looking to grow or transform an existing business or launch a new one. Here’s what [...]
In November, Precedent Magazine asked me to put together a guide to explain the Law Society of Upper Canada's mandatory continuing professional development program to young lawyers. Though the CPD rules had come into effect at the beginning of 2011, many lawyers were still a bit hazy on how to get their hours, and what [...]
When Brian Lindy learned that U.S. retail conglomerate The TJX Companies was launching a Canadian version of its HomeGoods chain a decade ago, he didn’t wait for the big, bad Americans to take a bite out of his business before biting back. Lindy, president of Stokes Inc., a Mount Royal, Que.-based kitchen and tablewares chain, [...]
A review of Jeff Miller's book Ghost Pine, a collection of stories from the 'zine by the same name. Click for a full sized version.
Reviews of eco-friendly products you can use to green your home. Click on the image for full size version.
A review of the graphic novel Bitter Medicine by Clem and Olivier Martini. Click on the image for a full sized version.
A review of Mike Holmes' graphic novel This American Drive and four records Canadians should remember during medal fever. Click the images for full size versions.
I interned at This Magazine in Toronto from early September to mid December 2009. This Magazine started in 1966 and features articles about progressive Canadian politics, arts and culture. This was my first time writing opinion pieces in a public form, and it was a great learning experience. December: Friday FTW: Greenpeace billboards show world [...]