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Author/Writer: November 2013 Archives

Miranda Hill - Winter Tales Series

MirandaHillMainstreet.jpgMiranda Hill is an award winning Canadian author and has started Project Bookmark Canada... literally putting portions of books in the actual location where they are set. Miranda Hill also works on something called "Page to Podium" that helps authors make their works come alive in readings. She has been working on a new novel and is the Winter's Tales visiting author this month. She dropped by our Mainstreet studio.

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SpinTime - Bruce Rainnie

BruceRainnieSpinTime.jpgThese are exciting times for Bruce Rainnie - He's a TV anchor, a sportscaster, an author and a trivia nut. He's celebrating 10 years hosting Compass, made a big donation from the profits of his book today and he's finally getting to pick the tunes on SpinTime.

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Rob Ford's Recovery - Ann Dowsett Johnston

ADJSiteRobFord.jpgAnn Dowsett Johnston says Rob Ford's family and friends must help him realize he needs professional help because otherwise he will never achieve his goal of staying clean. For some insight into the Mayor's road to recovery, we spoke with Ann. She's a former journalist, and author of the book In Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol" .  She also belongs to a new group called "Faces and Voices of Recovery Canada"  -- formed to battle the stigma around addiction.

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