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Working With The Ontario Nonprofit Network

This past year, I gladly accepted the opportunity to work with Sarah Matsushita, Communications & Network Engagement Manager of the Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN). Sarah and I have known each other for years, working so well together at TIFF, back in the day. I jumped at the chance to connect with her again. Organized in 2007, […]

Frankie 100: Frankie Manning Centennial Post Office Installation

    In spring 2014, Mandi Gould, a longtime friend, and one of several key figures in the now legendary late 1990s “second wave” Lindy Hop revival in Toronto, put out a request online for assistance with Frankie 100: Frankie Manning Centennial Celebration, a massive event endeavour she was project managing for the Frankie Manning Foundation, whose mission is […]

On Steve Jobs

When Apple CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs died, I, like many others, posted a “rest in peace—you were an inspiration” status update on Facebook. Seconds later, a friend responded by posting Jobs’ moving Stanford University commencement address from 2005. A global village was in mourning over the death of someone who was an iconic symbol […]

Put Your Best Food Forward

Recent documentaries such as Food Inc. (2008) and Fresh (2009) deconstruct and expose how industrialized food manufacturing is affecting our global environment, health, economy and workers’ rights; Fresh goes a step further by providing ideas on how to re-invent our food system in a more sustainable way. Food Forward, the registered not-for-profit organization based in […]

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