I work at the Investigative Data Desk at globalnews.ca in Toronto, where I use maps and interactives (and words, where necessary) to tell stories.
For much of 2010, I was a contributing editor at openfile.ca, where my Poppy File project won a Canadian Online Publishing Award and was shortlisted for an Online News Association award and a National Magazine Award.
I was a Web editor at thestar.com, the Toronto Star’s Web site, from 2001 to mid-2010.
My Map of the Week blog, launched in mid-2008, attracted over 1.5 million page-views and just under 1,000 comments. In 2009, the blog was listed as a notable entry for the Knight-Batten Awards for Innovations in Journalism.
Can strictly regulated private-sector marijuana stores be trusted not to sell pot to underage customers? A study from Colorado suggests they can. Continue reading →
The portfolio of Kelly Knight Craft, Donald Trump’s pick to be U.S. ambassador to Canada, includes up to US$750,000 in Kinder Morgan stock. Continue reading →
Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign is already busy churning out social media propaganda videos for the administration – as many as five a day. Continue reading →
Where did the North Korean regime get its nuclear material? It’s an interesting story, but it has nothing at all to do with Bill Clinton. Continue reading →
Fears of a U.S. federal marijuana crackdown are dimming prospects for an American cannabis industry, a Canadian producer says. Continue reading →
Could we be entangled in a war on the Korean peninsula again? We talked to an international relations expert about four possible scenarios and what they could mean for Canada. Continue reading →
Subtle changes to traffic signs cause self-driving cars to “misbehave in unexpected and potentially dangerous ways,” scientists have found. Continue reading →
The photo is authentic, if old; the uses it’s been put to aren’t. Continue reading →
Neighbourhoods in Canadian cities that have been enclaves for gay men and lesbians are losing their identity, census data shows. Continue reading →
Reports on a variety of dubious sites claim that the world will be cast into darkness between November 15 and November 30 due to an “astronomical event between Jupiter and Venus.” Continue reading →
Complaints about drones more than doubled in one year, and the reports are full of hair-raising near misses. Three Canadians have tried to shoot them down since last August. Continue reading →
Donald Trump’s angry, partisan speech to U.S. Boy Scouts Monday was widely criticized. Inside it was a better speech trying to get out. Continue reading →
Applications to emigrate to Canada by British citizens increased sharply after last June’s Brexit referendum, figures released by the federal immigration department show. Continue reading →
It would be good news to learn that deadly freshwater sharks had been found and caught – it’s better news that they never existed in the first place. Continue reading →
Kelly Knight Craft, U.S. president Donald Trump’s nominee to be ambassador to Canada, got little attention from senators at her confirmation hearing Thursday. Continue reading →