Media Coverage

Things I have done that have received publication

London Politician turns sign vandalism into a positive message

September 20, 2022

My election sign was defaced with slurs against autism. I turned it into an act of civic good. 

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London City Council Election - Who's running in Ward 11? London Free Press

October 12 2022

Hear from the five Ward 11 candidates themselves on what really matters to them going into this election

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Civic Election debates begin as Ward 11 candidates square off

September 15, 2022

Myself and two other Ward 11 candidates met for the Urban League of London Ward 11 all candidates debate.  Click the button to read Megan Stacey's recap for the London Free Press

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Tear down burned fast food joint, say residents and businesses

September 8 2022

My kids have been scared to look at the burned out shells that continue to dot Ward 11, and for way too long. I chatted with Bryan Bicknell of CTV London about the situation.

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Status quo or no? Hottest races

August 6, 2022

My current campaign race was listed by political reporter Megan Stacey as the hottest in the city.

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Status quo or no? Hottest races

August 6, 2022

My current campaign race was listed by political reporter Megan Stacey as the hottest in the city.

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This six year old's broken ankle sees her entire class step in to help (CBC London)

March 9, 2022

Communities coming together. I'm here for it.

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Stronger Together - Dad Club London (CTV London)

November 26, 2021

We were nominated by our supporters for a very cool piece celebrating bringing people together as a community.

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These 13 people made Mayor Ed Holder's Honour List for 2021

January 1, 2021

I made the Mayor's List for 2021 for Humanitarianism.

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London dad's secret fundraiser, spurred by racist act, helps newcomer "feel at home"

June 16, 2020

During the Black Lives Matter movement of 2020, we were able to do something special for a very deserving family who experienced an act of racism locally.

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Londoners mourn sudden passing of accessibility advocate Gerry LaHay

May 5, 2025

A great friend and role model died suddenly.  It was nice to be able to do something to help his kids with burial expenses. The support that we received was incredible.

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Library Board Member Resigns After Councillor's Comments

February 2, 2020

Fireworks occurred during City Hall budget deliberations as the library offered to withdraw a funding request for a program that could be funded elsewhere in order to reduce their budget ask.  Hurtful words were exchanged and I offered my resignation to the councillor and to the library board out of principle on behalf of its members and both declined it.

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Councillor tempers rumours after petitions circulate

December 23, 2019

A petition went out against a stabilization space in my neighbourhood., so I made a counter-petition for it.

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Community Recognition Award - Peggy Sattler

January 2019

I received a Community Recognition Award from my MPP, Peggy Sattler, for my work with Dad Club London.

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Two shining examples of social engagement that help parents

2018

The Merit Centre published a blog post promoting Dad Club London and another agency.

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"There has to be a better way" London dad says after ER nightmare

November 23, 2017

My son and I needed 20 seconds of emergency help when he was a baby. It turned into a multiple hour ordeal where he got way sicker.  I spoke up.

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The Father of All Dad Groups

August 2, 2017

Dad Central did a story on Dad Club London.

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Dads Donation Putting Defibrilators In Schools

September 26, 2017

Over one summer, I spearheaded a fundraiser to raise $53,000 to buy defibrillators for local schools in memory of Andrew Stoddardt.

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Put diaper change tables in men's bathrooms

October 21, 2016

We undertook a campaign to raise awareness for the need for change tables in men's bathrooms and it garnered national attention on platforms like MacLean's, the Globe and Mail, and the National Post.

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Ont. man uses Facebook group to track down hit and run driver

June 17, 2016

A fellow Dad Club London exec and I used the power of social media to catch a hit and run driver that hit his house, started a fire, and drove away.

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Dad Club Obliterates Fundraising Gal

November 28, 2017

106.9 The X checked in with us for a fundraising update.

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