Book Reviews at The Halifax Herald (since June 1992)
Kavanagh captivates; Choyce delights (JANUARY 17, 2016)
Books offer gospel talk, victim's voice (JANUARY 3, 2016)
The passion of Rita Joe (DECEMBER 20, 2015)
Garebian's art forays hit-and-miss (NOVEMBER 22, 2015)
Two poets not afraid to say the necessary things (NOVEMBER 8, 2015)
Lista pretty grim; Jorgenson just pretty (OCTOBER 25, 2015)
Offering study in poetic opposites (OCTOBER 11, 2015)
Chinese-Canadian poets offer work that’s visionary, fierce (SEPTEMBER 27, 2015)
Zolf is daunting but rich; Meyer deals in passion (AUGUST 23, 2015)
Bowering’s poetic palette dazzles (AUGUST 9, 2015)
From April 27-29, 2005, I was a Guest Host for The Current, CBC's Radio Program, in Toronto, Ontario. The nationally broadcast 90 minute radio program featured interviews with Jean Augustine, MP; Olivia Chow, Toronto city councillor; Austin Clarke, novelist; David Divine, professor; Cecil Foster, writer and professor; Lorena Gale, playwright; Rahim Jaffer, MP; Irshad Manji, TV host; and Howard McCurdy, ex-MP.
From October 1988 to February 1989 I wrote a weekly column of commentary on Black community issues for The Daily News, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
From October 1987 to September 1991, I was the executive assistant for media for Dr. Howard D. McCurdy, Ph. D., Member of Parliament, House of Commons, in Ottawa. I was responsible for press releases, constituency issues and correspondence, and production of constituency brochures.
From December 1986 to October 1987, I published and edited The Rap, a monthly, Black community tabloid (circ: 7,000), in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
From September 1985 to August 1986, I worked as a Community Development Worker in the Annapolis Valley for the Black United Front of Nova Scotia. The organizational newsletter which I produced there later became The Rap.
From April 1984 to March 1985, I edited and published the Imprint, a weekly tabloid (circ: 15,000), at the University of Waterloo.
From June 1982 to April 1983, I was a legislative researcher at the Legislative Library, at Queen's Park (Provincial Parliament) in Toronto, Ontario.
From January 1981 to December 1981, I worked as a technical writer for the Metropolitan Toronto Roads and Traffic Commission, Toronto, Ontario.