Editorial

Editorial

Features

The Globe and Mail

With a recession looming, how can you negotiate a better salary?  |  Link

Women do more ‘worry work’ than men. It’s affecting their mental health and their careers | Link

How one of Canada’s only female chief economists is clearing the path for women in banking | Link

Gender-blind hiring could benefit women, but it also comes with challenges | Link

Canada’s History

Well written history: digitization project a success, Oct/Nov 2019 | PDF

Precedent

This lawyer is a popular singer in the Netherlands // Secret Life, September 2019 | Link

Western Horse Review

Field of Dreams | PDF

Wild Horse Advocate, February 2013 | PDF

West magazine

The Old Road  | PDF

Halifax magazine

The Kermesse community | PDF

East Coast Living

Hooked on Atlantic barbecue, Summer 2014 | PDF

(RECIPES) Shrimp skewers with tamarind marinade

Don’s deconstructed seafood chowder

Lobster with roasted garlic butter

Salmon with maple rye marinade

Mussels, stuffed and barbecued

Social Sandwiches, June 2019 | Link

(RECIPES) Pinwheel sandwiches

Ribbon sandwiches

Checkerboards

Tuna and lime gelatin

Cream cheese and cherry

City Palate

Rappie pie | Link

Learning Coffee: from beans to art | PDF

Alberta Venture

Step by Step: Calgary entrepreneur dances her way to success | PDF

Beyond sprawl: one man’s mission to build homes and communities | PDF

Natural disasters: an inventory of the most common convention pitfalls and how you can avoid them| PDF

Where Calgary

Hot Air, Hot Cars: Five days of balloons and vintage autos| PDF

GrainsWest

Kernels of truth: modern wheat stands up to heritage varieties | PDF

Alberta Barley

Upholding a legacy | PDF

Field Crop Development Centre vital for barley research | PDF

J-Source

Why journalists need to start preparing to cover natural disasters now | Link

Winnipeg Free Press sees success after one year of micropayments says publisher | Link

Media in Canada

Spotted! Breaking bad habits  | Link

Groupe V launches multi-platform ad offering  | Link

Freefall

Q&A with Allan Boss, July 5, 2013 (live) | PDF

Purchasing B2B

Managing contract risk: strategy, best practices key | PDF

“Energy Logistics.” Purchasing b2b, vol. 56, no. 5, 08/01/2014, pp. 28. | Link

“Accommodating the Oilsands.” Purchasing b2b, vol. 56, no. 5, 08/01/2014, pp. 30. | Link

Travel Management Canada

Learning from disaster: Calgary panel catalogues best practices in wake of flood, Feb 2014 | Link

LEAP

Alberta Cancer Foundation Fundraiser Keeps Giving Back, December 2013 | Link

Renx.ca

Manulife developing a gem of an office tower in Calgary | Link

The Driver

What women want - Elle Auto Care offers unique alternative  |  PDF

Okotoks Living
Fall 2009

Profile: Pete Millaney: cowboy, barber, fiddle player  | PDF

Fall You Said It | PDF

Balancing act | PDF p1 | PDFp2

Fall 2010

Profile: Jim 'Bearcat" Murray: Hall of famer at home in Okotoks | PDF p1  | PDF p2

Listen to the music | PDF

For the love of shoes | PDF

Fall You Said It | PDF

Fall 2011

Profile: Ruan Venter: looking to the future | PDF p1  | PDF p2

Local firms help you love your home again | PDF

Fall You Said It | PDF

Fall 2012

Profile: Kirstie Kasko: Olympic sized ambition | PDF

Kids reap benefits of therapeutic riding | PDF

Town wins awards for sustainability focus | PDF

Fall you Said It | PDF

Fall 2013

Profile: Ken Thevenot: Fire Chief | PDF p1 | PDF p2

M.D. aims to reduce light pollution with educational initiative | PDF

Five hot shops for cool desserts | PDF

Fall You Said It | PDF

Spring 2010

Profile: Marg Cox: the glue that binds | PDF p1  | PDF p2

Spring You Said It | PDF

Spring 2011

Profile: Bowling at Millennium lanes fun for all ages | PDF

Former Okotoks resident on the road to independence | PDF p1 | PDF p2 | PDF  p3

Okotoks galleries showcase local talent | PDF p1  | PDF p2

Spring You Said It | PDF

Spring 2012

Profile: Barb Hunt: family comes first | PDF p1  | PDF p2  | PDF p3

Alberta high school of fine arts students show there's no business like show business | PDF p1 | PDF p2

Spring 2013

Profile: Emily Rowed: Okotoks singer-songwriter is a powerful performer | PDF

Chinook Arch Meadery indulges senses with honey wine | PDF p1  | PDF p2

Spring You Said It | PDF

Spring 2014

Profile: Robin Szuch: Aerial artist makes home in Okotoks | PDF

Spring You Said It | PDF

Summer 2009

Okotoks Art Gallery at the Station | PDF

To cap or not to cap? That is the question when it comes to Okotoks' growing population | PDF

Summer You Said It | PDF

Summer 2010

Profile: Tina Wagner: Equestrienne extraordinaire has lifetime love of horses | PDF

Trade and lifestyle show | PDF

Okotoks entrepreneurs embrace odd jobs | PDF

Summer You Said It | PDF

Summer 2011

Profile: Malcolm Duncan: Making things right | PDF

Where's the beef? | PDF

Bison an increasingly popular red meat alternative | PDF

Summer You Said It | PDF

Summer 2012

Profile: Winston Parker: Saddles and service | PDF

Summer You Said It | PDF

Winter 2009

Profile: Sean Clarke: the house that Sean built | PDF

Winter You Said It | PDF

10 ways to warm up in winter | PDF

North of Broadway: Local performers lean how to flex their song and dance | PDF

All dressed up withno place to go: local performance groups lobbying for a top-notch permanent facility | PDF

Winter 2010

Profile: Chantal Beaulne: queen of swords | PDF

Irish dance classes a fun way to make friends and stay fit | PDF

Winter You Said It | PDF

Winter 2011

Profile: Everyday hero | PDF

Rodeo royalty: fashions fit for a queen | PDF

Winter You Said It | PDF

Winter 2012

Profile: Andy Laboucane:  Community Hero Award winner | PDF

Okotoks imagined, 50 years into the future | PDF

Winter You Said It | PDF

Winter 2013

Profile: Jackie Miller: ties that bind | PDF

Flood response shows community spirit | PDF

Winter You Said It | PDF

Columns

Alberta Venture

I wrote a column called “Lifestyle Essentials” for Alberta Venture, Alberta’s business magazine. It looked at foodie trends, including cooking classes, chefs knives, charcuterie and game meat, to hula hooping and parkour, art and design.

Foodie-friendly taste trends and other meaty matters for spring, May 2011.  | PDF

Forget 'no pain, no gain.' In 2011, it's all about blending fitness and fun, August 2011. | PDF

Condo Living / New Home Living

I wrote a monthly column called "On Trend," exploring the latest trends in interior design for two years.

Condo Living

January 2013: colossal cabinets: function meets fab when it comes to built-ins | Link p1 | Link p2

February 2013: love is in the room: romance, not kitsch, is key for Valentine decor | Link p1 | Link p2

March 2013: beyond basic: bathroom design chic, sleek and simple for 2013 | Link p1 | Link p2

April 2013: green means go: Sustainable, green living tips for Calgarians | Link p1 | Link p2

May 2013: summer soiree: how to throw the perfect summer party | Link p1 | Link p2

June 2013: wide open spaces: tips for decorating open concept spaces | Link

July 2013: floral patterns: green thumbs make container gardens grow | Link p1 | Link p2

August 2013: A little goes a long way: flex rooms open up a world of design possibilities | Link

September 2013: making a grand entrance: tips on creating a welcoming entry way | Link

October 2013: pantry party: make the most of your pantry space | Link p1 | Link p2

November 2013: the wallpaper waltz: wallpaper makes a comeback with new easy-to-replace designs | Link p1 | Link p2

December 2013: Oh Christmas tree: design trees like the pros | Link p1 | Link p2

January 2014: sound design: speakers provide sensory experience at home | Link p1 | Link p2

Splash it up - backsplashes make bold kitchen statements | PDF

New Home Living

January 2013: made to order: custom built cabinets add functional style | Link p1 | Link p2

February 2013: artistry a l'amour: Valentine's Day may be run, but a romantic style lasts longer | Link p1 | Link p2

March 2013: boutique baths: turn up the style in this most private of room | Link p1 | Link p2

April 2013: a sustainable lifestyle: green living tips for a healthier tomorrow| Link p1 | Link p2

May 2013: backyard sizzle: throw the hit patio party of the season | Link p1 | Link p2

June 2013: open sesame: create magic with your home's open concept design | Link p1 | Link p2

July 2013: gorgeous gardens: smart choices make landscape design maintenance free | Link p1 | Link p2

August 2013: bonus game: how to make the most of your bonus room | Link

September 2013: a dramatic entrance: the foyer creates an exciting first impression | Link p1 | Link p2

October 2013: perfect pantries: an organized pantry is your best kitchen helper | Link

November 2013: Cut and paste: today's wallpaper design makes it easier than ever to change your home's look | Link

December 2013: green Christmas: 10 tips on how to celebrate the season sustainably | Link

News

Metro Calgary 2014

 Man charged in $6M investment and immigration fraud schemes

Win or lose, fans love the World Cup

Two nabbed in alleged mail fraud scheme, 2014-06-13 | PDF

Wheels spinning over cycle track’s impact on motorist commute times

Justice sought in workplace death, 2014-06-16 | PDF

Bowness to reopen by end of year: parks manager

Local rocker, former NHLer join city’s fire department, 2014-06-27 | PDF

Holy month is also a time to give back for Give 30 participants

Tips to keep pets happy on Canada Day, 2014-06-30 | PDF

Art! Art! Get your art at weekend estate sale, 2014-07-04 | PDF

Tens of thousands expected to attend Folk Music Festival

Body pulled from northeast pond, 2014-07-25 | PDF

Bow Valley rallies for Crazy Larry, 2014-07-28 | PDF

‘I’m overwhelmed by the … giving and warmth’

Teen charged with murder, 2014-07-29 | PDF

Fire destroys home, damages two others | Link

Couple who met on C-Train return to the tracks for maternity shoot, 2014-07-30 | PDF

Physiotherapy can speed concussion recovery: U of C research, 2014-07-31 | PDF

Show asks Calgarians to prove they’re the wheel deal

Stampede Showband extends streak, 2014-08-05 | PDF

Something Wicked this way comes, 2014-08-06 | PDF

$31M for watershed health, flood protection, 2014-08-07 | PDF

‘Urban nomad’ lives the lot life to pay down debt | PDF

         Metro Toronto

        Calgary man takes road less travelled to pay down debts | PDF

        Metro Winnipeg

        Calgary man takes road less travelled to pay down debts | PDF

A ‘wonderful’ way to get downtown | Link

City seeks artist to capture people’s relationship to Bow River | Link

10 treated for overdoses at music festival, 2014-08-11 | PDF

Rescuers search for man missing on Sikome Lake | Link

Will historic house find a new home?, 2014-08-12 | Link

Diner en Blanc on the menu once again

Looking to do the unexpected, Pop-up picnics great for lunch, 2014-08-13 | PDF

SAIT trains autistic students for culinary careers

Baby skunk saved from deadly litter, 2014-08-14 | PDF

Fire warning issued as heat wave hits Calgary | PDF

Spencer West thanks students for work in the community | PDF

Crews face fourth house fire this week, August 1, 2014 | Link

Black and white and cute all over: Calgary Zoo has two new baby penguins, August 1, 2014 | Link

Rodeo raises funds for missing children society, August 8, 2014 | Link

Students to study rap lyrics at U of C, August 8, 2014  | Link

Rocky View Weekly 2014

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with authentic Celtic music, 03-11-2014 | PDF

Beiseker council gives funding for playground 03-18-2014 | PDF

(PHOTO) Bearspaw Christian School’s musical The Last Gladiator

Community Links volunteers offer free income tax help for residents

Village of Beiseker council updates emergency plan

Birthday presents for food bank

Sewing quilts for charity, one patch at a time

(PHOTO) Quilting for charity

(PHOTO) Learning the ropes – Canadian Cowboy Challenge event

Securities Commission warns residents of investment fraud

Town hall phone-in proves education is a hot topic, 03-25-2014 | PDF

Councillor seeks to establish community safety committee

Irricana Town council discusses emergency route parking ban

Irricana increases water rates by 4.8 per cent

Earth Hour events will be held across Rocky View

Chestermere high school parent council hoses a Night Out gala fundraiser

(PHOTO) Winterfest fun (PHOTO) Rise and shine

New rail legislation a boost for Rocky View farmers, 04-01-2014 | PDF

Beiseker asks County to discuss improved emergency services

Village of Beiseker saves thousands of dollars by fixing water leak

Chicken Soup author speaks at Beiseker library

Farmers uncertain about spring planting after March melt, snow

Residents frustrated with flooding in Beiseker, 04-02-2014 | PDF

Motorsports open house gets mixed reaction from crowd, 04-08-2014 | PDF

Balzac businesses want Highway 566 interchange upgrade

Construction begins on multi-million dollar racetrack in Balzac

Rocky View Publishing reporter waiting for spring and yearning for fall

New centre in county to offer hope for recovery

UFA’s new Airdrie location to benefit local farmers

Road bans eased for grain farmers

Rocky View County spring weight restrictions in effect for large trucks

Rocky View County to announce Conrich survey results later in April

Edible landscaping workshop in Airdrie

Handibus to begin service in Irricana, Beiseker, 04-15-2014 | PDF

Booth alley a concern for Irricana residents

Beiseker Railway museum remains stalled, 04-15-2014b | PDF

New phone app brings ag radio to producers, 04-15-2014c | PDF

Airdrie City View 2014

Securities Commission warns of investment fraud, 03-20-2014 | PDF

Crossfield resident forgoes presents to donate to food bank

City of Airdrie and local business to celebrate Earth Hour 03-27-2014 | PDF

UFA’s new Airdrie location to benefit local farmers, 04-03-2014 | PDF

Edible landscaping workshop offered

Farmers uncertain about spring planting after March melt, snow

Green Calgary launches stormwater consultations, 04-10-2014 | PDF

Motorsports open house gets mixed reaction from crowd

Construction begins on multi-million-dollar racetrack in Balzac, 04-10-2014b | PDF

Metro Calgary 2010

Inglewood: The perfect bohemian chic hood, April 2010 | PDF

Olympics composer David Pierce wins one more gold for Canada, November 2010 | PDF

ACAD students getting ready to shine, November 2010 | PDF

 
OpenFile

OpenFile appeared on the Canadian journalism landscape in 2010 as a crowd-driven, collaborative startup, which relied on ideas from users. Originally launched in Toronto, the community-based journalism site had three years of funding from a Bay Street venture capitalist and expanded to Montreal, Halifax, Calgary, Vancouver and Ottawa. I was Calgary-based reporter.

Kids politically aware and lovin’ it, April 2011 | PDF

Library lends walking, talking books, July 2011 | PDF

Calgary’s ‘Do it yourself’ bikeshop hunts for new space, Aug 2011 | PDF

Marking Calgary on accessibility, February 2012| PDF

Collective aims to educate, encourage organ donation, March 2012 | PDF

Wildrose won’t legislate moral issues, says Smith during candidates debate, April 2012 | PDF

 

The Journal of Commerce

Green building course postponed to lack of students, December 2009 | PDF

(PHOTO) LRT Expansion in Calgary, March 2010 | PDF

Work begins on future home of Hockey Canada, March 2010 | PDF

$15-million donation to fund Southern Alberta Institute of Technology training centre, April 2010 | PDF

Work continues on South Health Campus in Calgary, May 2010 | PDF

Taking a long look at sustainability

EllisDon creates new intelligent formwork system, April 2011 | PDF

Taking a close look at the Living Building Challenge, October 2011 | PDF

Apprenticeships important as labour shortage looms

Construction industry urged to innovate in uncertain times

Remote sensing technology aims to increase construction safety, June 2012 | PDF

Solar energy seminar set to heat up this year’s trade show, November 2012 | PDF

Owners, architects, engineers and contractors meet in Calgary, March 2013 | PDF

(PHOTO) Knocking it down, March 2013 | PDF

Calgary program aims to get more people into the trades, May 2013 | PDF

(PHOTO) Washout work, June 2013 | PDF

High River looking to restore infrastructure

Calgary roads plagued by sinkholes after severe flooding, September 2013 | PDF

(PHOTO) Western Canada’s tallest tower, November 2013 | PDF

Contractors develop strategies for attracting workers, November 2013 | PDF

Annual Buildex Calgary trade show will delve into the impact of flooding, November 2013

Alternative ways to rebuild after flooding will be explored at Buildex Calgary, November 2013 | PDF

Women continue to break ground in the construction industry

(PHOTO) Alberta Highway Construction, April 2014 | PDF

(PHOTO) Preparing for Flood Season, April 2014 | PDF

Southwest portion of Calgary ring road plans unveiled, July 2014 | PDF

(PHOTO) Calgary Courtyard construction, July 2014 | PDF

Seminar explores BIM use in Alberta | PDF

Seminar helps navigate prominent green building systems | PDF

Vendors and presenters gearing up for annual event | PDF

The Daily Commercial News

Conference panel offers insight into project delivery  | Link

Pre-fab builders need to look outside the box | Link

Formwork made by EllisDon and Peri Formworks saves time and money for Calgary hospital | Link

 

Okotoks Western Wheel

Ian Tyson reveals new voice in cowboy tribute| PDF

Chucks award recognizes horses |  PDF

Heartland turns spotlight on foothills' ranching history|  PDF

Riders get jump on Olympic dream at Masters |  PDF

Report shows Okotoks air quality good |  PDF

Study gives Okotoks direction to grow |  PDF

Group wants to rebuild Triangle Park |  PDF

The Edmonton Sun

Night will be a feast for bass fans; Mobadass opens for Meshell Ndegeocello

The Edmonton Sun; Edmonton [Edmonton]. 26 July 2008: 78. 

The Calgary Sun

Hearing hope in U.S. | PDF

Gift of hearing at great cost |  PDF

The Claresholm Local Press

Family recipe behind foothills-based barbecue sauce

Claresholm Local Press; Claresholm, Alta. [Claresholm, Alta]. 12 Feb 2014: C.11. 

The Macleod Gazette

Family recipe behind foothills-based barbecue sauce, 12 Feb 2014: C.11. 

High River Times

Chuckwagon matriarch dies at 83 | PDF

Chuckwagon reins passed on from generation to generation | PDF p1  | PDF  p2

Bar u Ranch turns 125 in 2007 | PDF

Work and play a way of life in old Canadian West | PDF

On the Heartland set | PDF

Putting a price on hearing | PDF

Truck collides with train | PDF

Blast kills Cayley welder | PDF

The Daily News 2006 - 2007

Volunteers tackle graffiti, 21 Nov 2006: 9. 

Contribution limits aimed at inclusion, 22 Nov 2006: 5. 

Invasion of the bedbugs, 23 Nov 2006: 5. 

Nova Scotians dug deeper last year for charitable donations, 24 Nov 2006: 24. 

Hats off to Hope, 25 Nov 2006: 8. 

Co-worker accused of sex assault, 28 Nov 2006: 7. 

Kane denies hitting, sexually assaulting former co-worker. 29 Nov 2006: 4. 

Rape trial in jury's hands, 01 Dec 2006: 6. 

Kane found guilty of raping, assaulting coworker 02 Dec 2006: 7. 

Volunteer likes to find out what makes people tick, 05 Dec 2006: 8.  | PDF

Researcher wants to ensure everyone knows where victims are buried, 07 Dec 2006: 9. 

Explosion survivors share memories, 07 Dec 2006: 9. 

NSLC tackles drunk driving with humorous holiday ads, 08 Dec 2006: 9. 

Angry bar owners say business down because of smoking ban, 09 Dec 2006: 7. 

FRONTPAGE: Stricken hospitals limit visitors: norwalk virus spreading among metro patients | PDF

"We definitely have an outbreak" | PDF

'People in poverty cannot afford to eat,' government told, 14 Dec 2006: 6. 

Drivers save green by being green, 15 Dec 2006: 10. 

Socks with sandals earns Sherbrooke man a makeover, 17 Dec 2006: 8. 

A boy's best friend 18 Dec 2006: 4. 

Christmas with the cranks no fun., 26 Dec 2006: 5. 

Christmas for Orthodox churches. 07 Jan 2007: 2. 

Experience of a lifetime, 07 Jan 2007: 6. 

Kids get new place to play, study in Spryfield. 14 Jan 2007: 6. 

Hill memorial draws friends, strangers. 14 Jan 2007: 7. 

Banook bridge completes trail. 16 Jan 2007: 7. 

Day care 30, but young at heart. 21 Jan 2007: 6. 

Girl skates with the pros. 29 Jan 2007: 6.