If you’ve been captivated by a novel by a contemporary Canadian writer, chances are Iris Tupholme helped get that book into your hands.
Greek yogurt is a blank canvas for Emily Wight. The former Gryphon varsity basketball player was travelling in Australia and New Zealand when she fell in love with the luxurious product that tasted delicious with any fresh topping.
Would you cook more often if you didn’t need to spend as much time cleaning your cookware afterwards?
In 2014, a baby false killer whale became stranded on Chesterman Beach on the west side of Vancouver Island after becoming separated from his mother. Its skin was cut and bleeding from the rocks, it was suffering from malnutrition and hypothermia, and its chances of survival were less than 10 per cent.
[dropcap]How[/dropcap] do you create an opera for singers who can’t safely be in the same room with each other? That was one of the challenges faced by playwright, poet and librettist David James Brock, MFA ’06, as he worked on Breath Cycle, an opera for singers with cystic fibrosis (CF).
Matt French tells stories not with words but with design. An award-winning page designer and assistant art director for The Globe and Mail newspaper, he aims to create eye-catching page layouts that give readers a clear idea what the story is about before they read a sentence.
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.
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
Who: Emma-Jayne Wilson, Dipl. (Equ.) ’01 Job: Professional jockey Success for jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson depends on making split-second decisions while guiding a 540 kg horse as it races at speeds reaching 70 kilometres per hour.
Babies usually begin saying their first words between the ages of one and two, but they can start communicating even earlier if they learn sign language, says Laura Berg, founder of My Smart Hands Inc., a company that teaches parents how to sign with their babies.