Canadian Magazine Industry News
7 October 2008,     TORONTO
Photo gallery: TFEW 10th anniversary celebration

Toronto-area writers, editors and well-wishers crowded into the upstairs room of Big Mamma's Boy on Parliament St. last night to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Toronto Freelance Editors & Writers collective. Over the past decade, the group, which exists mostly in the digital realm as an e-mail discussion forum, has grown from "6 people in David Hayes' living room to the 270 members on the list today." Our photos from the event below the fold.

TFEW's administrators/party organizers David Hayes, Jessica Ross and Alex Gillis posing with the lovely birthday cake, just before slicing it to pieces.
Derek Finkle, who plans to launch an agency for freelancers this month, with Chatelaine staffer Vanessa Milne.
More magazine editor-in-chief Linda Lewis, Chatelaine copy chief Cynthia Brouse and Best Health senior editor Margaret Nearing.
Gerald Hannon takes a break from schmoozing to peruse some reading material.
Design Edge Canada editor Ann Meredith Brown, Engineering Dimensions editor Nicole Axworthy, freelance writer Alex Hutchinson and Style at Home senior editor Corinna vanGerwen.
David Hayes and D. B. Scott enjoy some food and beverages.
Chatelaine intern Lindsay Hutton, Alex Gillis, This Magazine editor Graham F. Scott and Chatelaine intern Alex Laws.
Former This Magazine editor Jessica Johnston, Marketing staff writer Jeromy Lloyd and Shameless editor Megan Griffith-Greene.

Regan Ray and Heather McCall of the Canadian Journalism Project ( with freelance writer Brian D'Souza.

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