I'm a freelance writer/editor, strategic storyteller and story coach. I've crafted news and features for newspapers, magazines and television. As the senior media relations professional at Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo, I oversaw most media relation activities; trained spokespeople and writers; told an array of research, teaching and entrepreneurship stories; and managed issues and crisis communications. Today, I spend my time writing about beer, food and interesting people, as well as consulting and coaching.
Police chief Bryan Larkin explains why he's happy to add United Way Campaign Chair to his long to-do list.
One of the ways Frederick Schuett exits his Elora home
Kithio Mwanzia, President & CEO, Guelph Chamber of Commerce
Guelph Councillor Bob Bell wants to change how we get around
Cabinetmaker Paul Szewc finds straight lines just a bit too boring
Removing walls in side split yields a lifestyle change as much as an esthetic one.
Living a Cut Above - The view from Guelph's first million-dollar condo
Every stone has its place
Just three of the many volunteers who make sure Guelph enjoys a fun and safe Santa Claus parade.
Steve gets a lesson in belaying
Blood tests become a part of every outing
Village celebrates a historic two hundred years in 2019 Jenny and Jackie Myers dreamed of one day owning a business in the tiny village of Victoria. Born in nearby Tryon in 1967, their family moved to Ontario when the twin sisters were four years old.
After three decades in business, popular restaurant in Victoria changes hands Eugene Sauvé was determined to find the ideal new owners for his aptly named Landmark Café.
The Island Chocolate Company's focus on quality ingredients keeps customers coming back Linda Gilbert admits she's no fan of takeout. Especially when it comes to fine chocolate. The co-founder of family-run Island Chocolates in Victoria-by-the-Sea believes good chocolate deserves to be enjoyed and a
Beer, Spirits & Wine
A Harris Hawk named Amadeus guards the vineyards from starlings and other flying pests. "When you put a bird of prey in the air," explains Louise Engel, "everyone leaves, and it becomes very quiet."
Uncommon spirit is awarded top honours at the 2019 Canadian Artisan Spirit Competition last month There's a bit of ritual involved in properly enjoying absinthe. The distilled spirit-often mistaken for a liqueur, despite being up to 75 percent alcohol-is served with three parts ice water to cut the
A little piece of Highland Heaven on Canada's East Coast
From herring to hardware, the City needs it all
Auckland finds efficient transfers are key to superior service
Laurier launches chair in property and casually insurance
Waterloo Airport Reaches Higher
An early look at the need for an R+T Park in Waterloo
News Release Writing
Why real trees beat a giant toilet bowl brush every time
Switchview Marketing Collateral