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Screenwriter Tracy Dawson considered posing as a man to further her career. She wrote a book about it instead

Author and comedy writer Tracy Dawson.Kathleen Munroe/Handout The actor and screenwriter Tracy Dawson was meeting with TV executives about a writing gig when one of them told her the shows she was interested in didn’t have any “female needs” in terms of writing staff. Dawson, who started her career at Second City and whose acting …

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Amplify: Trying to find our way two years into a global pandemic

The past two years have taken every ounce of my emotional strength as I try to navigate the early, hard years of motherhood while covering a news cycle that never quits as a parliamentary reporter for The Globe and Mail.Kristy Kirkup/The Globe and Mail This is the weekly Amplify newsletter. If you’re reading this on …

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