Contributors

Our contributors:

NATALIE BOISSONNEAULT
“A warm reception”
Natalie is a recent journalism graduate from New Brunswick. She reported for Times & Transcript in Moncton and worked as a communications assistant for the Town of Riverview, N.B. @natalieboiss

ALEC BRUCE
“House Rules” and “Black ties and long gowns”
Alec is an award-winning journalist with bylines in local, regional, national and international publications. He lives in Halifax. brucescribe.com

HEATHER LAURA CLARKE
“Style watch 2020”
Heather is a Truro, N.S.-based journalist and columnist whose work
appears in newspapers, magazines, and websites across Canada,
including the Huffington Post, New Homes & Renovations, and the Chronicle Herald. @HFXHeather

HEATHER FEGAN
“Make a statement”
Heather is a freelance writer, book reviewer, and blogger based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. heatherfegan.com

DENISE FLINT
“Treat your lawn right”
Denise is a freelance journalist based in St. John’s, N.L. Her interests are eclectic and her articles on a variety of subjects appear in publications across the country. @DeniseFlint1

KATIE INGRAM
“Step it up”
Katie has written for local, national, and international publications and is the author of Breaking Disaster: Newspaper Stories of the Halifax Explosion. She lives in Halifax.

ALISON JENKINS
“Returning to the Island”
Alison is a recent journalism graduate living on P.E.I. She reported for The Journal Pioneer in Summerside P.E.I. and the Telegraph-Journal newspapers in New Brunswick.

KEN KELLY
“Getting in the spirit”
Ken is a freelance writer and contributor to East Coast Living based in Moncton, N.B. @kenmonoxide

CASSANDRA MacKAY
“20 years of change with Jane Veldhoven”
Cassandra is a freelance writer and social media manager based in Prince Edward Island. She is the founder of Inspire Social Studios and the creator of the All Things Active PEI social media platform. She also manages the PEI GOOD News Only! Facebook group.

SCOTT NEILSON
“Home grown”
Scott is a Halifax-based journalist and copywriter. He writes news and features for local, regional, and national publications; and marketing communications for a diverse range of public, private, and non-profit clients.

BRADY PATTERSON
“Quick fix: laundry room”
Brady is a film photographer and writer working in Halifax. Follow their film photography on Instagram via @minoltaboi.

JESSICA PATTERSON
“Social sandwiches”
Jessica is a Toronto-based journalist and editor originally from Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley. She writes about magazines and innovation, and occasionally about her favourite things to eat, like tea sandwiches.

SUZANNE RENT
“Host your own afternoon tea”
Suzanne is a Halifax-based writer and works in the non-profit sector. Her work has appeared in Halifax Magazine, Globe and Mail, Canadian Business, Lawyers Weekly, and more. She loves her daughter, Naomi, desserts, and storytelling.

ANDY WALKER
“Pump it up”
Andy is a long-time freelance writer living in Cornwall, P.E.I. He writes for a variety of regional and national publications in print and online. Follow him on Twitter at @humblescribepei.

RICHARD WOODBURY
“20 eco-friendly home ideas to try now”
Richard is a writer and editor from Halifax whose work has
been published by CBC, Reuters, and the Chronicle Herald.
richardwoodbury.ca

MARIANNE SIMON
“Entering the divine”
Marianne is a writer and subeditor and has published many children’s
stories, articles, and poems in magazines and newspapers. Her interests include teaching and conducting English-conversation classes.