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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

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

Politics

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

Federal government purchases Trans Mountain for $4.5 billion (CIM Magazine)

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

Behind Stintz’s Hydro selloff (National Post)

Bill 166? What is that and how could it change Toronto elections forever? (National Post)

Local reporting

Torontoist Explains: Subway Shutdowns (Torontoist)

The Richmond and Adelaide Bike Lane Success Story (Torontoist)

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

After she finishes high school, Morgan Baskin isn’t going to university. She’s running for mayor of Toronto (National Post)

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

Five things to know about Cisco’s newly announced ‘Internet of Everything’ centre in Toronto (National Post)

Business and tech

Agnico Eagle gets LTE underground at LaRonde (CIM Magazine)

Dropbike wants to be your city’s bikeshare program (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)

Environment

Taseko questions environmental assessment act’s constitutionality (CIM Magazine)

Feel the burn: Quebec miner experiments with renewable heating source (CIM Magazine)

Harnessing the sun: Teck and Kimberley, B.C. team up on solar plant project (CIM Magazine)

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)

Q&A: Writer Graeme Smith (The Ryersonian)

Human interest

Fixing Code: How women are changing sexism in the workplace (Herizons)

Last Abortion Clinic in Canadian Province to Close (Ms. Magazine blog)

Crime and courts

‘She was so scared’: Couple forcibly moved into 94-year-old’s house, defrauded her life savings, Toronto police say (National Post)

Nine months in jail for promoting hatred (National Post)

Service journalism

7 steps to managing law school debt (Canadian Lawyer 4Students)

Engagement letters gaining prominence (Investment Executive)

Online access for clients is top-notch (Investment Executive)

Advisors look to financial planning (Investment Executive)

Advisors split on branch managers (Investment Executive)