BEST IN OTTAWA - Key Persons


Andrew Cote

Job Titles:
  • Staff Writer
Andrew Cote is taking up a Master's degree in Human Kinetics - Sports Management, which ties in with his active and adventurous personality. When he's not in school, he's always looking for something exciting to do. He loves new experiences, whether it's trying out a new service in Ottawa or tasting dishes he's never had before.

Callie Fortin

Job Titles:
  • Staff Writer
Callie Fortin was born and raised in Ottawa. She graduated with a Journalism degree and works as a Journalist and Reporter, writing for local and international news publications. Most of her work is rooted in the business column, which allows her to explore new startups in Ottawa.

Cole Beaulieu

Job Titles:
  • Staff Writer
Cole Beaulieu is an event photographer whose career takes him to unique places, allows him to meet new people, and connects him with local businesses in Ottawa. Because of the diverse set of businesses he encounters, he started a passion project of reviewing local services, finding Ottawa's finest, and sharing them with his readers.

Elena King

Job Titles:
  • Staff Writer
Elena King and her husband recently moved to Ottawa with their two kids in tow, in the hopes of giving them a new and exciting experience. She loves discovering all that the city has to offer, especially when it comes to activities for herself and her family.

Eva Park

Job Titles:
  • Staff Writer
Eva Park, a mother of three, is the founder of a popular blog that shares tips and advice about motherhood. She formed a community of mothers in Ottawa, who support and help each other through the ups and downs of parenting. She's always on the lookout for businesses that cater to moms and children to share with her followers.

Haiqa Khattak

Job Titles:
  • Contributing Editor
  • General News Reporter for the Algonquin Times
A Journalism graduate of the Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology in Ottawa, Haiqa Khattak has worked as a General News Reporter for the Algonquin Times and Glue Magazine. She also takes on content writing gigs, dabbling into industries like health, lifestyle, nutrition, gadgets, and technology sectors.

Jane Pinzhoffer

Job Titles:
  • Contributing Editor
  • Writer
Jane Pinzhoffer is a writer based in Ontario, Canada. She spent the last nine years writing content for print publications and corporate websites. Although Jane has dipped her toes into a wide array of subjects, she gravitates towards travel writing, exploring new places and sharing her experiences.

John Belanger

Job Titles:
  • Staff Writer
John Belanger was born and raised in Ottawa, Canada. He completed a business degree and successfully launched a startup. Now, he explores new businesses in Ottawa in search of inspiration for his next business venture. As a highly social person, he's always on his feet, trying out new services and restaurants around Ottawa.