Author investigates the many deaths of Tom Thomson

Author Gregory Klages explores the mystery of artist Tom Thomson's death in new book

On July 8, 1917, renowned Canadian artist Tom Thomson, 39, disappeared during a canoe trip on Canoe Lake in Algonquin Park. His body was discovered eight days later. Today his death is still shrouded in mystery: was it an accident, suicide or murder? Where are his remains buried? An instructor at the University of Guelph-Humber,

Paving the way for women and minorities

Highest ranking black female police officer in Canada is Guelph grad Ingrid Berkeley-Brown.

Ingrid Berkeley-Brown, MA ’14, doesn’t consider herself a role model, even though she’s the highest-ranking black female police officer in Canada. As superintendent of Peel Regional Police, she prefers to be a mentor who helps others reach their goals, whether that’s to work in law enforcement or another field.

Why using improv to boost your business skills is no joke

University of Guelph graduate and founder of The Making Box, Jay Reid says improv can help improve business skills

If the thought of giving a presentation or leading a meeting at work keeps you up at night, Jay Reid says taking an improv class might help. Reid, along with Second City alum Hayley Kellett, leads corporate improv workshops through The Making-Box, a comedy hub he established in downtown Guelph. The workshops are designed to

The unexpected adventures of a vet in Newfoundland

Veterinarian Andrew Peacock writes Creatures of the Rock about his adventures in Newfoundland.

When veterinarian Andrew Peacock moved from Ontario to Newfoundland, it was to take a job caring for livestock. But when a whale needed his help, it became a highlight of his veterinary career and one of the hilarious and heartwarming stories in his book, Creatures of the Rock (Doubleday Canada, 2014).