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The following are some stories that I feel best illustrate my previous experience and range as a reporter. I have also done sponsored content work and written news releases, and those clippings are available upon request.

Health and COVID-19

As a young person, I’ve long been able to ignore my underlying health condition but COVID-19 changed that (Toronto Star)

Contract, self-employed Canadians worry about end of coronavirus support (Benefits Canada)

Coronavirus emergency response benefit doesn’t go far enough, gig workers say (Benefits Canada)

Matters of the Heart: Generations of people born with heart defects have lived longer than doctors were ready for (Maisonneuve)

Business and tech

Premier and Centerra lock horns over Hardrock project in Ontario (Northern Miner)

M&A deals reshape Canadian mining landscape (Northern Miner)

Experts laud “cautious and conservative” M&A activity in 2019, driven by need for reserves and scale (CIM Magazine)

Institutional investors turn to AI, data science to yield alpha (Benefits Canada)

Social standing: After the Brumadinho tailings dam failure, investors want more transparency around the inherent risks of mining (CIM Magazine)

Bird hiring senior Canadian staff as scooter race comes north (The Logic)

Socially responsible investing catching on with Canadians (Toronto Star)

Agnico Eagle gets LTE underground at LaRonde (CIM Magazine)

As VC activity increases, can Fredericton build another Radian6? (BetaKit)

Troubles beget troubles for Northern Ireland mine development (CIM Magazine)

A brilliant start: Gahcho Kué, the Northwest Territories’ newest diamond mine, promises sparkling returns for DeBeers Canada (CIM Magazine)

Politics

Institutional investors urging Congress to vote down CUSMA, citing effect on drug prices (Benefits Canada)

These minority communities in Montreal are about to lose their clout in Quebec (National Observer)

Doug Ford’s fight against a federal carbon tax likely doomed, experts say (National Observer)

Rob Ford heckled for scripted answers but second mayoral debate has more policy, less yelling (National Post)

Local reporting

Torontoist Explains: Subway Shutdowns (Torontoist)

Historical society asks miners to help preserve landmark Cobalt headframe (CIM Magazine)

As the ROM celebrates its centenary, 100 things to know about the museum, from mummy cats to penis worms (National Post)

‘Polar vortex’ cold, ice storm clean out Toronto, GTA budgets, pockmark streets with fresh potholes (National Post)

Investigations

Ontario to open up Toronto institutions’ food safety records (Toronto Star)

Bendale Acres deaths: Outbreaks at long-term care facilities need to be made public, experts say (Toronto Star)

Q&As and profiles

The Dome School of Mines (CIM Magazine)

The Politics of Being Brown: Q&A with Kamal Al-Solaylee (Ryerson University Magazine)

Q&A: Speaking about the cure (for HIV) with Nathalia Holt (National Post)