Published Articles

Here are some samples of my published work:

Medicine Hat News
Court and Education Reporter – July 2018 – Present

From pastor to comic

$25 a day child care praised by PIA

Chief McGrogan denies claim negative survey results were swept under rug

Catholic Board stands by its right to ‘preferential hiring’

Scheer’s stance on migration pact a nod to Bernier supporters

Kenney must take right-wing extremism more seriously

Former police commission chair charged with assault

Cop guilty of sexual assault

Proper police conduct detailed, scrutinized at former Bow Island cop’s trial

Tokers rejoice with legal buys

Taxi assault nets six years in prison

Man gets one year for assault on ex-girlfriend

Family of four former Hatters reported missing from Surrey

Judge says Charter challenge pointless for now, as summer jobs program is over

Bernier departure shows inner issues, but shouldn’t threaten the party: politics instructor

135 days in jail for man guilty of publishing nude photos of his ex

Waste challenge unveils recycling stockpile

Former police commission member charged with fraud

Medicine Hat police lauded for arrest, charges of inciting hate

Hatter charged with inciting hatred

Canada’s imaginary migrant crisis

Victim impact statement shows lingering trauma for cab driver who was kidnapped and assaulted in 2016

Southern Alberta Newspapers
Reporter – Sept. 2017 – July 2018

British forces participate in ‘Exercise Prairie Storm’ at CFB Suffield

Blues at the Bow celebrates 25 years

Local MLA apologized after comparing NDP victory to deadly tsunami

Redcliff narrowly rejects curbside recycling

Drug addiction should be a health, not criminal issue

App will tell you all photo radar locations in major Alberta cities

Rights of LGBTQ students should be non-negotiable

Nuns welcomed home at St. Joseph’s

New Redcliff mayor sworn in

Calgary Flames lose political fight to Mayor Nenshi over new arena

Roset by Reid will move to old fire hall

High winds blew in, then blew right out

Redcliff residents elect a new mayor

Local Lions Club will help celebrate milestone

UCP leadership race has some Seinfeldian overtones

Rattlers volleyball team steps up to help recent amputee move

Monitor (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)
Freelance Writer – Feb. 2016 – Present

From revolving door to revolution in the patch

A reprieve for Dakota land defenders, a warning for Canada

Hillary Clinton: Assessing the “Queen of Chaos”

Farm worker rights in Alberta (p. 8)

Can unions help Vice stay virtuous? (p. 40)

Whitecourt Star
Multimedia Journalist – Jan. – Aug. 2017

‘School choice’ unfair to public purse

Mayerthorpe arsonist sentenced

Mixed local response to proposed Alberta riding changes

Town discussing $500,000 loan to Wolverines

Beware of those who cry ‘fake news’

Trump lumber tariffs cause local concern

Time for a name change

Let GSAs do their job

Drug bust, 122 charges laid

The virtues of Daylight Savings Time

Stabbing suspect denied bail

Province prepares for early wildfire season

Council debates attendance at FCM in Ottawa

Whitecourt, Woodlands County growing

Alberta environment minister meets with stakeholders, local mayors to discuss caribou conservation

Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
Blogger – Sept. 2016 – Jan. 2017

Conservatives against Bill C-51: Opposition to dangerous legislation crosses party affiliations

Hate speech laws face Charter challenge in B.C. court

This
Freelance Writer – Nov. 2016 – Present

Everything you need to know about the federal Conservative leadership frontrunners

TVO.org
Editorial Intern – Sept. – Nov. 2015

Why the spring bear hunt isn’t about public safety

How political parties decide when to scrap a candidacy

Toronto Sun
Multimedia Journalist – June – Sept. 2015

Ombud role expands to school boards

‘New dirty curriculum’: Sex-ed protests resume

Province releases new online sex-ed ad

Accessibility still in an issue in Toronto

Jays are a hot ticket — from parking to merchandise 

Man dead in shooting near Bay and Dundas

Roller derby ready for Pan Am?

Thousands sign anti-Kanye petition

Photographer equipment stolen at Pan Am Games

Mom ‘devastated’ over 14-year-old’s shooting death

Canada Post imposing hardship on elderly and disabled: Senior

Funeral held for teen killed tracking cellphone

TTC vows 10-minutes-or-better on dozens of routes

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Daily Xtra
Freelance Writer – March 2016

The 519 opens Firefly Pub for St. Patrick’s Day

Humber News
Multimedia Reporter – Jan. – April 2016

U of T president criticized for rejecting fossil fuel divestment

Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford dead at 46

Trudeau, Obama meet to talk climate, borders and trade

CUPE inside workers ink tentative deal with City of Toronto, avoid strike

Tuition reform, infrastructure, cap-and-trade: major initiatives outlined in Ontario budget

Ghomeshi’s lawyer continues aggressive questioning of DeCoutere

Vinyl House
Writer – July 2015

Buck n’ Nice: Ready to take on the world

Humber Et Cetera
News Editor – Sept. 2014 – Dec. 2015

Carding a blight on multicultural Toronto

NatPo journalist tells of exclusive access to Anonymous hacker during talk at Humber Lakeshore campus

Yes to Syrian refugees, but we must do it responsibly

Harper’s race-baiting a sign of weakness

Fahmy free, but lots of blame to go around

Toronto politicians upset over cuts to social assistance grant

 

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