See below for a selection of my published work in various magazines and online publications.
February 16th, 2021
"The first time Mark Farrant experienced a debilitating anxiety attack, he tried to push it aside. The 48-year-old had recently served as a jury foreperson for the murder trial of a Toronto woman — a service he explains as “the last mandatory civic duty left in our country” — and he couldn't understand why these fits of fear kept interrupting his life. Rather than fade, as other memories had, the horrific flashbacks of the trial grew in strength. Farrant startled easily and began avoiding social interactions, eventually isolating himself entirely. He soon fell into suicide ideation; life had become too painful. He believed his new son would be better off with no father than a tormented one."
January 29th, 2021
"Xazil Jocelyn Gabriel is only 20 years old, but she has worked in a kitchen for five years. Her culinary journey began when she was an Indigenous youth ambassador at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre (SLCC) in Whistler, British Columbia. Gabriel excelled during the program, but her passion had always been food, so when the SLCC began to host its annual Winter Feasts, she was a natural fit to work the braised bison carving station—a space that incorporated both her culinary and guest service skills ..."
Dr. Rahim Mohamed and his political science students ask me about my addiction reporting in their course on the opioid crisis in the Appalachians.
January 27th, 2021
André Goulet asks me about the root causes of addiction, drug policy, and today's media landscape.
October 17th, 2018
Jamie Mah and Mickey Mcleod ask me about addiction in the food and beverage industry.
December 14th, 2018