Toula Drimonis

Toula Drimonis is a Montreal based freelance writer, editor, and translator, who worked as a News Director for over a decade before deciding she wanted to strike out on her own and dabble in a variety of projects closer to her heart.
She has a love for Leonard Cohen and New Orleans that borders on the obsessive, and thinks that life without coffee, music, good books and good wine would be a questionable affair.
Her freelance written work has appeared in The Tyee, Huffington Post, PolicyMic,, J-Source, and Le Journal de Montréal. She has worked on TV, and now is a frequent collaborator on CJAD, Montreal's #1 English talk radio.
She's inquisitive, loves debating, and -- much to her mom's chagrin-- extremely foul-mouthed.
An ardent feminist and self-professed political junkie, she keeps close tabs on the news and likes to call out bullshit.
She has strong opinions. She likes to share them.


The 39 Steps: a fast-paced Hitchcockian whodunit played perfectly for...

All in all, a cast of four play over 100 characters in 120 minutes and their tongue-in-cheek performances are clearly...

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Cohen was Crescent, too

There’s some semblance of logic to be found in a mural in his honour being erected on a street where people go...

By on 07 November 1 Comment
use the right words

Media guide on how to report on sexual violence now in French

My fervent hope is that this media guide will be found in every newsroom across the country and consulted in every...

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Playing with Fire: Theo Fleury’s story, Shaun Smyth’s triumph

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The women are killing it at Just For Laughs this year!

By on 25 July 0 Comments

Ethnic and Nasty Shows keep the laughs coming

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Reveurs definitfs

Rêveurs définitifs is pure magic

If you want to experience something hauntingly poetic and magical, something out of the ordinary; if you want a touch...

By on 19 July 2 Comments

No French songs in Canadian CD set is absolutely proof of...

There are plenty of examples of Quebec being mistreated by Canada, and I like to believe that I'm quick to point them...

By on 18 July 1 Comment

The Just For Laughs shows you need to see

Here are my personal bets for JFL and who I'm most looking forward to watching this year! And, as always, there is no...

By on 13 July 0 Comments
Parc safari

Prayer should be private say people who flaunt their faith in public

By on 05 July 1 Comment