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A sorry spectacle: Logistics stymie eyeglasses project for Haiti

For the last couple months, I had been working on a freelance piece for the Ottawa Citizen and Gojournalism.ca. Laurier Optical started a relief project, where they collected donated glasses with the intention of sending a team down to Haiti to distribute them. logistical issues arose, both in Canada and Haiti, and the project was not able to get off the ground. The article was printed in the Ottawa Citizen on April 30, 2011. To read the article, click here.


About Greg Markey

Greg is a social media and digital marketing consultant who loves writing about business, technology, innovation and startups. He holds a degree in political science and history from St. Francis Xavier University, as well as a diploma in Journalism from Algonquin College. He lives in Edmonton with his wife and three kids..


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