Background

Boston: the Canadian Story
By David Blaikie ©

Background

David Blaikie was born and grew up in the small village of Upper Stewiacke in central Nova Scotia. He was a journalist for 25 years with the Truro, N.S., Daily News, The Canadian Press, Reuters and the Toronto Star, and spent 18 years in the Parliamentary Press Gallery in Ottawa. Since 1990 he has worked in the labour communciations. He has written about the activities of distance runners, particularly ultrarunners since the late 1970s.