In a crowded coffee shop in downtown London, I sat with a colleague interviewing a subject for an upcoming story. We hadn't known her for more than 10 minutes, and yet she spoke to us with the comfort and confidence of a long-time friend.
By Samuel Trosow, The Conversation, May 13, 2019: Ontario's Doug Ford government recently tabled a budget imposing substantial cuts to the Southern Ontario Library Service (SOLS) and Ontario Library Service North (OLSN).
Presented by award-winning journalist Randy Richmond (The London Free Press). Richmond is a Michener award-recipient and a five-time NNA nominee.
Michael Ridley is used to being an outlier. The doctoral student embarked on his PhD in Library & Information Science after he'd retired as a professional librarian and moved on from his role as the Chief Librarian and Chief Information Officer for the University of Guelph.