Denise Balkissoon

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Denise Balkissoon is Ontario bureau chief for The Narwhal, a non-profit investigative newsroom focused on the natural world in Canada. Prior to that, she was executive editor at Chatelaine and a columnist, editor and podcast host at The Globe and Mail. She was also a co-founder of the Ethnic Aisle, a groundbreaking publication about race and ethnicity in the Greater Toronto Area and beyond. Her work has won awards from the Canadian Association of Journalists, the National Magazine Awards, the Digital Publishing Awards, the Urban Alliance on Race Relations and the Association of Ontario Midwives.