Journalism & Essays

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Five Women On The Healing Power Of Mastectomy Tattoos
Published on October 26, 2021 in Chatelaine

Hot Mess: The Hidden Perils of Canada’s Pot Laws
Cover story: Maisonneuve, Fall 2019 issue

You Could be Flirting on Dating Apps with Paid Impersonators
Published on April 26, 2018, in Quartz
Article was featured in: BBC 4’s Cyrano For Hire documentary; Mozilla’s IRL podcast; CISM 89.3 Avez Vous Du Wifi; the Future Stories podcast with

(This article inspired an academic study: “The Outsourcing of Online Dating: Investigating the Lived Experiences of Online Dating Assistants Working in the Contemporary Gig Economy” Published in Social Media + Society, July-September 2020)


Yellowknife banks on a controversial climate solution
Published on August 23, 2021, in Canada’s National Observer

Quebec’s Magpie River becomes first in Canada to be granted legal personhood
Published on February 23, 2021, in Canada’s National Observer

Climate change mitigation a matter of faith for the United Church of Canada
Published on December 8, 2020, in Canada’s National Observer

Green Burials: Exploring the eco-friendly funeral trend
Published on October 30, 2019 on


Five Women On The Healing Power Of Mastectomy Tattoos
Published on October 26, 2021 in Chatelaine

Can restorative justice bring peace to the schoolyard?
Published on February 14, 2020 in The Globe and Mail

One of the less-talked about challenges facing homeless women
Published in November 2019 in McGill Magazine

Op-Ed: BC Libs’ Leader Says Renting Is ‘Fun’ and ‘Wacky.’ Did He Have to Move Five Times Like Me?
Published on March 1, 2019, in The Tyee

Thinking of Applying for an Artist Grant? Read These Expert Tips First
Published on April 24, 2018, on

Budzai: The Toronto Artist Growing Cannabis Into Spirals
Published on December 13, 2018, in Lift&Co

How Meeting A Sloth Helped Launch Mike Glazer’s Comedy Career
Published on December 7, 2018, in Lift&Co


What happened when the BC government started selling cannabis
Published on September 11, 2020 in Capital Daily

This Ontario Town’s Night Sky Glows with a Cannabis Borealis
Published on February 5, 2019, in Lift&Co

4 Psychological Traps Cannabis Investors Should Avoid
Published on October 22, 2018, in Lift&Co

What the DEA’s Relaxed Stance on Medical Pot Means for Canadians
Published on October 16, 2018, in Lift&Co

Are Cannabis Stocks a Safe Bet for Canadians?
Published on March 6, 2018, on

Should You Invest in Smaller Cannabis Companies?
Published on August 17, 2018, in Lift&Co


Talk AI to me: Virtual partners are now only an app away
Published on February 14th, 2019, on

Microsoft’s Politically Correct Chatbot is Even Worse Than its Racist One
Published on July 31, 2018, in Quartz

Things that might put you at risk for cybercrime and how to protect yourself
Published on March 12, 2019, on


Review: The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor
Published on July 1, 2017, on

Review: Mischling by Affinity Konar
Published in the fall 2017 issue of Lilith

Anti-Vaxxers Triumph? EU Court Says Vaccines Can Be Blamed for Diseases Without Proof
Published on June 21, 2017, in Ha’aretz

Creative Non-Fiction

Published in the spring 2017 issue of Lilith

Memorials versus Modern Jewish Life in Poland
Published on June 28, 2017, on

Bad Shoes, Good Friends
Published in the March 2017 issue of La Concha

Published in the 2015 issue of The Garden Statuary

Ongoing Projects

Solo Camino
I walked 900 miles across France and Spain in the summer of 2016 along El Camino de Santiago, and then again in 2019. I created this website guide for others hoping to do the same.