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Jennifer Bain

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Travel Writer — Toronto Star
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Biography

ocanadiana.com founder, travel writer, food writer, book writer, public speaker, fisher, Torontonian, Alberta bison rancher, Fogo Island cottager. Author of Buffalo Girl Cooks Bison, Toronto Star Cookbook, and currently working on a couple of kidlit books plus the great Canadian travel book. Soon...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Unpaid intern @ the Toronto Sun for a few weeks - unpaid b/c it was a requirement to graduate. It led to a summer gig + launched my career!

Have you ever used a typewriter?

You just made me miss the clackety clack of the typewriter. Learned it in high school. Used it in university. Haven't seen it since.

How is social media changing news?

Facebook is my new "newspaper." I read whatever bubbles up thanks to what my friends are posting.