June 2014

Jun 28 2014
What is a fun way of spending the Friday before the Canada Day weekend? Horse around at Woodbine Racetrack! I have always wanted to know about the world of horse racing. Previously, I had been to one race ever, the Queen’s Plate, when Queen Elizabeth was visiting Canada. So when the opportunity arose to meet […] more...

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Jun 16 2014
This weekend, I had the pleasure of attending what has become one of my favourite events of the year:  the 3rd Annual Moonlight Gala at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection. A fundraiser like no other, every year it is held on the gallery’s grounds where it is located in Kleinburg, Ontario. Guests can walk through […] more...

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Jun 13 2014
Athough she isn’t a newcomer to leading the Ontario Liberals, the fact that Premier Kathleen Wynne, a woman — and a gay woman at that — was elected last night by the people of Ontario to lead the government (for four more years) is not only historical, it speaks volumes of opportunity for women in […] more...

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Jun 13 2014
Athough she isn’t a newcomer to leading the Ontario Liberals, the fact that Premier Kathleen Wynne, a woman — and a gay woman at that — was elected last night by the people of Ontario to lead the government (for four more years) is not only historical, it speaks volumes of opportunity for women in […] more...

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Jun 13 2014
Athough she isn’t a newcomer to leading the Ontario Liberals, the fact that Premier Kathleen Wynne, a woman — and a gay woman at that — was elected last night by the people of Ontario to lead the government (for four more years) is not only historical, it speaks volumes of opportunity for women in […] more...

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Jun 08 2014

Dr. Roberta Bondar

Astronaut

Astronaut Dr. Roberta Bondar speaks with Shannon at the Daughters for Life Foundation 3rd Annual Gala, about girls and education. more...

Jun 08 2014
Want to know the secrets to becoming the media’s “Go-To” Expert? Here’s Tip #3 in my series of short videos to help you! Tip #3: Sign-up with online resources that connect experts with journalists. Find out why… more...

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Jun 08 2014
Want to know the secrets to becoming the media’s “Go-To” Expert? Here’s Tip #3 in my series of short videos to help you! Tip #3: Sign-up with online resources that connect experts with journalists. Find out why… more...

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Jun 08 2014
Want to know the secrets to becoming the media’s “Go-To” Expert? Here’s Tip #3 in my series of short videos to help you! Tip #3: Sign-up with online resources that connect experts with journalists. Find out why… more...

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Jun 08 2014
“I consider myself a cheerleader for women and a role model for men.” – Dr. Roberta Bondar, Astronaut On May 28, 2014, I had the honour and pleasure of interviewing my Canadian hero, Dr. Roberta Bondar, Canada’s first female astronaut and the first neurologist in space. I caught up with Dr. Bondar while attending the […] more...

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Jun 05 2014
Good morning! If you are an entrepreneur or expert, you know you need to stay ahead of your competition. One of the best ways is to harness the power of media. As a media consultant and talk show host, I’m often asked by people in business how they can get the attention of media. This […] more...

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Jun 04 2014
Something must be in the air because many entrepreneurs have been asking me lately how to get their messages out via the media. Being in the media gives you credibility and reputation. Journalists are always seeking expert from a range of fields to be their “go-to” authorities for stories they are working on. Why not […] more...

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Jun 02 2014
I grew up watching classical guitarist Liona Boyd’s television performances and being in awe of her talent and beauty. So when the opportunity to interview one of the finest guitar players in the world, I felt I already knew her. But of course, there was much to learn. When Boyd first set out to create […] more...

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