Young Professionals


YPDaily: Emily Armstrong

YPDaily: Emily Armstrong

Emily Armstrong is the Regional Director of Public Relations for Fairmont Hotels in the Pacific Northwest. Her day can take her anywhere from dealing with the media to writing a press release to shooting a television commercial. Luckily, this 32-year-old...
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YPDaily: Matt Austin

Matt Austin is a thirtysomething Canadian director who recently co-created and directed a series called The Right Hand, which will air on TMN in October, and is widely known for directing the 2009 feature documentary Don't You Forget About Me about John Hughes. Find out more about this young Canadian talent in today's YPDaily
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YPDaily: Jill Barber

Jill Barber is a 31-year-old musician and Queen's University grad. Her day-to-day can see her anywhere from the studio to driving down the highway in a tour bus to standing on stage in front a roaring audience. Find out more about this chanteuse in today's YPDaily
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YPDaily: Matt Barber

Matthew Barber is a 34-year-old musician who has built a career out of doing what he loves: performing and recording music. (If you've ever tried to make it in the 'biz', you'll know that's no easy feat.) Find out more about this Canadian artist in today's YPDaily
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YPDaily: Nicole Winchester

As an interactive producer at CBC, Nicole Winchester has to bridge the gap between traditional television and modern online conversation. Find out more about this 36-year-old young professional with a gusto for life and a love of travel in today's YPDaily
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YPDaily: Sebastian Pigott

Sebastian Pigott is a Canadian actor/musician known for finishing in the Top 10 of Canadian Idol's sixth season – alongside his brother Oliver – and for his role on the series Being Erica. Find out more about this 28-year-old rising star in today's YPDaily
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YPDaily: Karen Snider

Karen Snider is a thirtysomething philanthropic young professional who is the National Media Manager for the Canadian Red Cross. Her workday can change up at a moment's notice if disaster strikes, and that's when she kicks into high gear and public response and information becomes tantamount. Find out more about this amazingly adaptable woman in today's YPDaily
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YPDaily: Gideon Arthurs

As Executive Director of Toronto Fringe – which produces the Toronto Fringe Festival and the Next Stage Theatre Festival – 32-year-old Gideon Arthurs is taxed with fostering a sustainable and healthy future for the organization; no small feat, but he's handling the responsibility with care and determination. Find out more about this outstanding young professional in today's YPDaily
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YPDaily: Astrid–Maria Ciarallo

Astrid-Maria Ciarallo is a passionate twentysomething young professional who loves politics as a result of her commitment to community involvement. A University of Toronto poli-sci and sociology grad, she is the Campaign Manager for Toronto Board of Trade's VoteOntario2011
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