Police Warn Of Scam Artists Here

Toronto police are warning people heading to the Canadian National Exhibition not to be lured into buying tickets from scam artists on the street. So far, police say that CNE staff have twice spotted...

My Days As A Carny

My first real job -- ever -- was running games at the Canadian National Exhibition (The Ex) in Toronto. In some ways, working as a carny was incredibly formative. As a journalist, I can say that confidence is key, especially in the entertainment industry. If I didn't have those three summers where I was verbally accosting strangers on a microphone, I can't say with certainty that I'd have the same fearlessness now.