Journalist/lawyer; Currently writing a book on disgraced pathologist Charles Smith.

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My interest in documenting breakdowns in forensic pathology with horrific impact on individuals charged with the most serious crimes began with my Toronto Star investigative reporting into once famed since disgraced former doctor Charles Smith. I began this Blog after retiring from the Star in 2...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

An Investigative story of cruelty in the Kosher slaughter process written when I was 13 years old!

How is social media changing news?

It is certainly broadening the pool of information accessible for our news stories.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Mikael Blomkvist.

National Newspaper Awards

2006 - Investigations
Certificate of Merit. For an investigation into the lack of protection for home owners against mortgage fraud.

National Newspaper Awards

2005 - Investigations
Certificate of merit: For an investigation into the miscarriages of justice caused by the former Dr. Charles Smith.