Re-discovering Ontario

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

Questions for Toronto’s future mayor

 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

“Reporting LIVE, from the top of this box…”

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…”

Off-Air Adventure: St. Jacobs

    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