Joseph Brean, SudburyStar

Joseph Brean

SudburyStar

Toronto, ON, Canada

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  • National Post
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  • The Vancouver Sun
  • Edmonton Journal
  • driving.ca
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  • The Chronicle Herald
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  • Financial Post
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Past articles by Joseph:

Sunny weather and still trapped by COVID: Are the kids going to be okay?

Isolation can magnify the effects of mental illnesses and psychological problems among children, such as anxiety, depression, loneliness, despair → Read More

Sunny weather and still trapped by COVID: Are the kids going to be okay?

Isolation can magnify the effects of mental illnesses and psychological problems among children, such as anxiety, depression, loneliness, despair → Read More

Dads fail to disappoint as expected when it comes to doing pandemic housework: study

The broader trend is that men have risen to the occasion, bucking predictions that the pandemic would cause a regression in domestic labour patterns along gender lines → Read More

Dads fail to disappoint as expected when it comes to doing pandemic housework: study

The broader trend is that men have risen to the occasion, bucking predictions that the pandemic would cause a regression in domestic labour patterns along gender lines → Read More

Chronological appropriation without sounding insulting or lame takes imagination, says Canadian author

'At least with children, you can to a certain extent remember,' Emma Donoghue said. 'If you write characters who are older than you, there’s a lot of guesswork' → Read More

Chronological appropriation without sounding insulting or lame takes imagination, says Canadian author

'At least with children, you can to a certain extent remember,' Emma Donoghue said. 'If you write characters who are older than you, there’s a lot of guesswork' → Read More

The Philosopher Kings: How friendship with young prodigy changed one of the most brilliant minds of modern thinking

Frank Ramsey was not yet 20 when he was chosen for what some of Cambridge's best minds felt was the impossible task of translating a theory few of them understood → Read More

The Philosopher Kings: How friendship with young prodigy changed one of the most brilliant minds of modern thinking

Frank Ramsey was not yet 20 when he was chosen for what some of Cambridge's best minds felt was the impossible task of translating a theory few of them understood → Read More

In the new downtown future, devoid of office workers, every day could be Sunday

The rush to working from home has dramatically drained the money-fuelled downtown life of the people who once needed to be there every day: office workers → Read More

Summer camp in a time of pandemic: A ‘large bubble’ with pricey, private COVID-19 tests

Some camps, facing the prospect of refunding a year’s revenue, and dashing the summer dreams of thousands of children, have scrambled to find a workaround → Read More

Summer camp in a time of pandemic: A 'large bubble' with pricey, private COVID-19 tests

Some camps, facing the prospect of refunding a year’s revenue, and dashing the summer dreams of thousands of children, have scrambled to find a workaround → Read More

Summer camp in a time of pandemic: A ‘large bubble’ with pricey, private COVID-19 tests

Some camps, facing the prospect of refunding a year’s revenue, and dashing the summer dreams of thousands of children, have scrambled to find a workaround → Read More

What I miss most: The newsroom

There is a special day in fall, known as Bloorhenge, when the setting sun lines up with the Toronto boulevard and makes its unshadowed way along the Mink Mile from the centre of the solar system to the lip of the Rosedale Valley. → Read More

The lottery curse: How the unfathomable good fortune of winning $50M can go terribly wrong

Randy Rush plans to use his instant riches to seek vengeance on fraudsters, by publishing a book on how not to get conned like he did → Read More

How Shopify CEO Tobias Lütke has created a new model of Canadian billionaire

This week, Shopify briefly became the most valuable publicly traded company in Canada, something others have occasionally reached, but rarely grasp for long → Read More

How Shopify CEO Tobias Lütke has created a new model of Canadian billionaire

This week, Shopify briefly became the most valuable publicly traded company in Canada, something others have occasionally reached, but rarely grasp for long → Read More

‘A matter of trust’: COVID-19 pandemic has tested public confidence in science like never before

Non-experts take the necessary ‘leap of faith’ only if they are confident that the experts are competent and honest. That confidence has been taxed lately → Read More

'A matter of trust': COVID-19 pandemic has tested public confidence in science like never before

Non-experts take the necessary 'leap of faith' only if they are confident that the experts are competent and honest. That confidence has been taxed lately → Read More

Journey through the average Canadian’s average day during a not-so-average pandemic

New ways of life are emerging in the average Canadian’s average day. After weeks of pandemic survival, in which everything that had been in motion — school, work, life itself — seemed to wobble on its axis, there are signs of a new equilibrium. It is reassuring, on the balance. Seeing life’s patterns go on, despite it all, lifts the spirits. It feels a bit like the middle section of the Beatles’… → Read More

Journey through the average Canadian's average day during a not-so-average pandemic

New ways of life are emerging in the average Canadian’s average day. After weeks of pandemic survival, in which everything that had been in motion — school, work, life itself — seemed to wobble on its axis, there are signs of a new equilibrium. It is reassuring, on the balance. Seeing life’s patterns go on, despite it all, lifts the spirits. It feels a bit like the middle section of the Beatles’… → Read More