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Chris Taylor

Journalist, Personal-Finance Expert, Runner, Dad

Vancouver native Chris Taylor is a personal-finance columnist for Reuters in New York City. He has been published in Fortune, Money, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, the Financial Times, and more. He has won journalism awards from the National Press Club, the Deadline Club and the National Association of Real Estate Editors.
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Talking About 'Unicorn Island' With YouTube Superstar Lilly Singh

In a fast-changing media world, it's hard to wrap your mind around how much clout Lilly Singh has. So here are a few statistics to help you out: 8 million subscribers to her YouTube channel ("IISuperwomanII"). More than a billion total views. A new documentary, "A Trip to Unicorn Island," about her recent 27-city world tour. Not bad for a girl from Scarborough, Ont., wouldn't you say?
02/17/2016 01:16 EST
Chris Taylor

My Love Letter to Ontario Cottage Country

There's just something special about Ontario cottage country, everything from the way the light streams through the pines and birches, to the call of the loons amplified across the water, to the unmistakable taste of fresh cobs of corn.
08/05/2015 06:13 EDT
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They Don't Make Them Like Art Phillips Anymore

Art Phillips would have been 84 this month. He was here, astride Vancouver as a former mayor and member of Parliament and a founder of the investment firm Phillips, Hager & North. And now he's not. I didn't know him by any of those official titles, of course. I only knew him as a stepfather. And today, I remember.
09/08/2014 05:49 EDT
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A Marathon At The Edge of the World

This trip wasn't about ease. After spending almost 15 years abroad in the U.S., it was about reconnecting with the heart and soul of British Columbia: The vistas of Pacific beaches, the calls of the ravens at daybreak, the natural spirits that populate every curve in the coastline.
08/30/2014 05:33 EDT