Selected Blog Posts

Here's the creme de la creme, as they say. Or, just stuff I'm proud to have written. To showcase my range as a writer, I've tried to include a variety of content. It is the spice of life, after all.

 
 
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Recycle Coach: "How to Survive the China Ban: Identifying the Problem"

In the first part of this four-part series, I look at the China Ban, which has wreaked havoc on recycling in North America. Intended for a government audience, specifically public works directors and recycling coordinators, this post picked up 12 new SQLs in the week after it was published.

 
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Recycle Coach: "For the Love of Earth: Recycling Valentine’s Day Waste"

Turns out Valentine’s is among the most wasteful days of the year (yup, it’s right up there with Christmas). Here, I share some solid waste wisdom with people looking to show the Earth some love.

 
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Arke Marketing: "Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems: What the New Ontario Political Contribution Rules Mean for Your Organization"

Changes to Ontario's election financing rules have made it tough on professional organizations looking to contribute cash. Not to worry, though. Instead of throwing money at a candidate who has your organization's interests at heart, invest that money into mobilizing the only asset that matters: people. 

 
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Arke Marketing: "The Worst Ever Canadian Political TV Ads"

Ouch. Canada has its share of... how to put this delicately, terrible political TV spots. These are the worst of the worst. Indisputably.

 
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Irene Lee: "Section 37: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly"

Heard of Section 37? If not, in this post I break it down. Basically, it lets city councillors legally extort developers.

 
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Irene Lee: "Neighbourhood Profile: The Bay Street Corridor"

When it comes to condo investing, the Bay Street Corridor is one of Toronto's most lucrative hoods. But that wasn't always so. Back in the day, the Corridor was part of The Ward--not such a nice place

 
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Wealth Professional: "Market conditions create new DSC worries"

Once upon a time, I was a finance journalist. This piece caused quite a bite of controversy for challenging financial advisors who charge a back-end fee on their mutual funds. It also garnered over 2000 hits in two hours for Wealth Professional online. A huge boon to the site.