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Tara Katrusiak Baran

Tara Katrusiak Baran is a writer and recovering political staffer living in Ottawa, Ontario.

Tara Katrusiak Baran is a writer, recovering political staffer, news junkie, and mother of four daughters aged 9, 7, 3, and 1. Tara’s professional experience includes legislative and policy-development positions on Parliament Hill between 2000-2006, logistics and communications in the federal elections of 2000, 2004, and 2006, and a stint as a ministerial assistant and policy advisor from 2009-2013. At present she is CEO of “the family business,” and lives with her husband and 4 children in Ottawa.