Archives by Tag 'John Tory'

Inspired and Inspiring – Valerie Pringle and Ryerson Lifeline Syria

By - Last updated: Wednesday, January 13, 2016

We received an email from Valerie Pringle this week and she has agreed I can share it with you.   Subject: Ryerson Lifeline Syria Update Happy New Year indeed! I wanted to give you the good news that the money you donated to our fund at Ryerson Lifeline Syria has been put to good use. The Al Hasan family arrived this weekend in Toronto.  They have moved into a 3-bedroom apartment at Hurontario and Burnamthorpe where there is a Syrian community.  They can walk to Square One, schools and the ESL centre. The Al Hasans ( Batal, Turkie and their four children; 20 year old Fusie, 17 year old Ali, 14 year old Rainia and 9 year old Nasimi) are from Aleppo but had to leave ...

An Inspiring Story – Lyndsey Vanstone, Producer of The Live Drive with John Tory – Part 2

By - Last updated: Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3 - Part 4   In the fall of 2012, I appeared on The Live Drive with John Tory to talk about my book Babes on Bay Street. All of the arrangements for my appearance were made by a woman named Lyndsey Vanstone (the producer of The Live Drive with John Tory program) who I found impressive from my very first interaction with her on the telephone.   Over the course of several interactions and at the studio the day of the show, I was so completely impressed with Lyndsey that I  asked whether she would be willing to be interviewed for my blog. She said she would love to do it and I thought she ...

Live Drive with John Tory

By - Last updated: Thursday, November 1, 2012

Last week I had the pleasure to be interviewed by John Tory on his Live Drive program about my book Babes on Bay Street.   John was a generous and gracious host!! I couldn't have asked for a more supportive interviewer. And I am grateful to John for his interest and for spreading the word about Babes on Bay Street a little further afield!! Thank you, John Tory!!   And thank you to his fabulous producer, Lyndsey Vanstone who I hope to profile in the next several weeks. Her path to her current position is an interesting and inspiring one!! Stay tuned!!   Live Drive with John Tory Part 1   Live Drive with John Tory Part 2   I would love to hear what you think of ...