Growing up in Toronto/GTA is like existing in a bubble: everything you need is here, so why bother looking anywhere else? Having grown up in this world, I'm all too familiar with the downsides of 'bubble-living' and the narrow-minded city dwellers that kind of lifestyle produces. Its a big part of the reason why I … Continue reading Re-discovering Ontario
Toronto hasn't been home for me for the last few years, still I always keep an eye on the city's municipal elections--particularly, the candidates vying for Toronto's top job. Mayoral races in the city are always exciting: closely watched, hard fought and full of surprises. This year has been no exception.There are just two months to go … Continue reading Questions for Toronto’s future mayor
I still remember one of my first live hits in Newfoundland--a story about Kathy Dunderdale not too long before she became Premier--and nervously going over my script, while my camera man shuffled around me. Everything was in place--the monitor behind me, the lights, my mic was on--but there was just one problem: I was too … Continue reading “Reporting LIVE, from the top of this box…”
Twitter is an amazing thing. Without it, I probably never would have met Catherine Addai of Kaela Kay.
I'm always blown away (and, I'll admit, entertained) when viewers try to figure out where I'm from. So, when another viewer set about guessing my origins recently, it wasn't anything I hadn't heard before.
Last weekend, I decided to head to the Village of St. Jacobs to check it out. After passing through 4 cities in 4 years, I've learned the only way to get to know the market is to get out and explore the market. I grew up in Ontario--spent the first 26 years of my life here--and … Continue reading Off-Air Adventure: St. Jacobs
Even though I personally knew the weather anchor, she might as well have been a complete stranger on that first day. Interacting with her and everyone else felt like banter with strangers.