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February 8, 2018 – 3:07 pm | Edit Post

Montreal is the laughing stock of North America when it comes to infrastructure management. Specifically, a legacy of corruption, short-sighted planning, and the sheer incompetence of its political leadership have hobbled one of the largest cities on the continent when it comes to managing traffic and attracting international investment. To this we can now add the hubris of newly-elected Montreal mayor Valerie Plante and Plateau-Mont-Royal borough mayor Luc Ferrandez in deciding to close Mount Royal to automobile traffic in the spring of 2018.

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Fear, David Desjardins, And Writing For A Living

December 8, 2015 – 5:50 pm | Edit Post
Fear, David Desjardins, And Writing For A Living

One thing that you learn quickly when building a career outside what most people would consider the employment mainstream is that you’ll have to deal with fear.

Fear Of Change Is Real In The Publishing World

September 25, 2015 – 6:06 pm | Edit Post
Pen and paper

There are many takeaways from Maloney’s chronicle of the challenges she faced at the LA Times.

Five Years Of Freelance Writing

May 14, 2013 – 3:03 pm | Edit Post

Last month marked the five year anniversary of my decision to go into freelancing full-time. I can say now that making the decision to become a freelance writer is the best course I could have possible taken when it comes to selecting a ‘career.’