A full day conference on the future of obituaries, how writers handle suicide, and the the myths about obituary writing. Speakers: SPOW president Andy Meacham, Toronto Star columnist Catherine Porter and Sandra Martin, senior feature writer at The Globe and Mail and author of Working the Dead Beat.


Tamara Baluja is an award-winning journalist with CBC Vancouver and the 2018 Michener-Deacon fellow for journalism education. She was the associate editor for J-Source from 2013-2014.