He is currently the writer-in-residence at The Tyee, an independent daily online magazine.
He is also developing two documentaries for free online distribution.
Until July 2011, Kai was CTV's Quebec City Bureau Chief, reporting mostly on politics. He detailed his reasons for resigning in an open letter titled "Why I Quit My Job". The blog post went viral and sparked a wide variety of reaction and discussion in Canada and beyond.
Prior to CTV, Kai was CBC's videojournalist in Montreal, where he also worked as a radio reporter.