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PageHeadersMHE_authors-06SARAH SAWLER

Sarah is a Halifax journalist and web writer. Her work has appeared in a variety of Canadian magazines, including Atlantic Business, East Coast Living, and Quill & Quire. sarahsawler.com

PageHeadersMHE_authors-04JON TATTRIE

Jon Tattrie is a freelance journalist and author based in Halifax. His most recent book is the novel Limerence from Pottersfield Press. jontattrie.ca


PageHeadersMHE_authors-07RANY IBRAHIM

Rany Ibrahim was a member of the  Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference in 2015 and among 21inc’s 2015 Under 40 Summit, celebrating Atlantic Canada’s 50 most inspiring entrepreneurial leaders under 40. He won the 2013 RBC Top 25 Immigrant Award and Fusion Halifax’s 2011 Young Newcomer Leader GO Award. In 2012 the Nova Scotia House of Assembly recognized him for his contributions and community involvement.



Ryan is a native of Ontario who grew up in Quebec. His eastward migration stopped 26 years ago when he settled in Halifax—a city he loves discovering and writing about. ryanvanhorne.com

PageHeadersMHE_authors-03RICHARD WOODBURY

Richard writes for both local and national publications and his work has been published by Reuters, Metro and Enterprise Magazine. richardwoodbury.ca

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