While I’ve spent quite some time seeing Heather’s work from afar as she raises her family with a global awareness and appreciation for the diverse world around them, we’ve only crossed paths once—at a Montecito dinner with Steve Carlisle, General Motors Canada’s GM Canada’s President and Managing Director. She was great company, and I knew… Continue reading Heather Greenwood Davis | Tales from the 2.9 #3
I remember first meeting Lisa at a party five years ago, and we’ve all come a long way since! Her submission for Tales from the 2.9 mirrors much of mine, but she touches on a lesson I think every Black Canadian child has heard at some point about life in a country filled with others… Continue reading Lisa Simone Richards | Tales from the 2.9 #2
I’ve wanted to change the game for a while, but find my mind running in circles when I try to think of something new. I love creating, sure, but at times I find myself creating without soul—creating because I’m “supposed” to, and I hate it. I’m not a pawn. I’m not a writer who follows orders,… Continue reading The Palmer Family | And Baby Makes FOUR.
You’d think that living a life as a person of colour, I’d make a series like this far sooner, but it took a while to hit the forefront of my life. Some recent experiences, though, starkly reminded me that yes, I am a Black man, and that means the life I live unfolds differently than almost everyone… Continue reading Casey Palmer, Blogger | Tales from the 2.9 #1
I can’t even lie, guys—coming up with a list of 100 goals for the fourth year in a row was hard — ridiculously so. I’m a very different me than I was when The 2013 100 came out, back when free time was still an abundant commodity I didn’t even know I was taking for… Continue reading The 2016 100