A rotating crew of Canadians sharing their lives with Canada and the world.

Une équipe tournante des Canadiens qui partage leurs vies avec le Canada et le monde.



Twitter Handle: @iusedtobedarrin 

With roots in Saskatchewan and Alberta, I have settled down in Nanaimo BC. I Have always had a love of water and the outdoors.

Father of 2 and happiest husband I know, my family has a passion for traveling  in and out of Canada. For almost 10 years, I have worked as a realtor, through the good and bad, I have supported my family in this fine country. 


Twitter Handle: @rhondamcmeekin

Whimsical red-headed Newfoundlander and Labradorian. New mommy. Political nerd. Coffee snob.


Twitter Handle: @Holseties

Rebecca Kendrick is a recent Dalhousie University graduate from Shag Harbour, Nova Scotia. She is currently unemployed, but is looking for jobs while enjoying her free time in the rural fishing village.

She specializes in math and meteorology, but also loves cats, hockey, video games, languages, and anything fantasy/sci-fi (especially dragons). She wants to help spread awareness for mental health.


Twitter Handle: @MaxFineDay

Max FineDay is nêhiyaw (Cree) from Sweetgrass First Nation and was recently re-elected as the President of the University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union representing 18,000 undergraduate students. Max is currently the co-ordinator of “Next Up: First Nations, Metis & Inuit Youth in Action” which will focus on Young Indigenous Activist Training & Leadership development.

Max’s advocacy work focuses on both student and First Nations movements and he finds inspiration within them. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Political Studies at the University of Saskatchewan and has also studied at the University of Nordland in Bodø, Norway.

When Max isn’t rabble-rousing you can find him learning nêhiyawewin (Cree language), tweeting, and laughing at his own jokes.


Twitter Handle: @rogue1971

Living in Moncton NB, but originating from Iles de la Madeleine, Quebec.

Single mom of two, sci-fi geek, particularly Doctor Who. Favourite hobby is creating homage jewelry.

Currently vacationing on Iles de la Madeleines.



Twitter Handle: @jamiesoncox

Jamieson Cox lives and works in Waterloo, ON. He works for his alma mater, the University of Waterloo, doing educational management stuff.

In his spare time, he’s a music critic who writes regularly for Pitchfork and TIME, among other publications.

When not working or writing, he enjoys long-distance running, reading about public transit, and watching soccer and basketball. 


Twitter Handle: @badyogi

Kristi is a cyclist, gardener, knitter, and all-around nerd, as well as a film and performance critic for Art Threat (artthreat.net) and a sometimes-writer at CultMTL.

She is working on a BFA in film studies at Concordia, a research project on genocide documentary, and a black belt in vegan, gluten-free baking. Ask her about absolutely anything, and if she doesn’t already have an opinion on it, she will soon


Twitter Handle: @kat_toth

Born and raised in Toronto (okay, Etobicoke), Katie Toth is a freelance reporter who spent five wonderful years in Nova Scotia before setting foot in New York City. 

She writes about social issues, religion and politics, and she recently spent a week tweeting on behalf of her friend’s cat. Toth is the proud owner of a master’s degree from Columbia and a replica Diana camera.

She is developing a radio play with playwright Hannah Rittner about being young in Manhattan. 


Twitter Handle: @calgarydreamer

A transplant from Montreal, this fellow is very much a man about town whether it be small business or food delights. Possessing an incredible number of friends in the local YYC food community, he’s gone out of his way to explore the many tastes and flavours of the culinary world.
But what he’s especially known for? His love for Calgary and the efforts to promote the city as best he can. Heck, to prove that point, he co-founded the YYCBurgerWeek.com Culinary Burger Charity festival and is in the middle of planning the sister YYCPizzaWeek.com event for late September.
He writes regularly for CalgaryIsAwesome.com, and occasionally for other online publications.
And if you want to read some pretty funny and sad tales, his personal blog, calgarydreamer.wordpress.com is bound to entertain.
 In the meantime, he invites you to join the conversation on Facebook with Imagination 150, the grassroots group dedicated to planning for Canada’s 150th Birthday in 2017!


Twitter Handle: @lehogan

Lori is a proud Newfoundlander who hopes to visit the other half of her province (Labrador) someday. She is a computer engineer currently working in research project management, and a devoted volunteer to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

She is also a mom to one fur-child (beagle, age 14) and two human children (aged 3 and 1.5), and wife to a fellow computer engineer. In whatever free time is leftover, she likes to eat, run, travel, and learn more about everything.