Ian is a progressive media consultant. He worked for a decade in
politics supporting some of Canada’s most charismatic leaders. He is
passionate about creating social change through communications. Ian
appears weekly on CBC News Channel’s Power & Politics and on Live 88.5
FM in Ottawa. He also blogs at MediaStyle.ca

How to influence the Ottawa election

If the performances at the opening mayoral debate are any indication, Ottawa voters may be left scratching their heads in confusion... Read More

Ottawa’s election: still no narrative

At just over 130 days away from the ballot and it’s barely registered to most in the city that an election is around the corner. Sure... Read More

CityVote takes a visual turn

This half of CityVote is taking a decidedly visual turn for the next little while. I’ll be blunt: I was having trouble breaking out of... Read More

Reclaiming common sense for our revolution

Common sense. For a lot of people who live in Ontario, I suppose Mike Harris and his right-wing “Common Sense Revolution” ruined those... Read More

Community collaboration: the real catalyst for change

Ottawa is a change-averse city. Or is it our elected leaders who are holding back change? Our current city council has been dragging... Read More