Patrick Cain and Carmen Chai Global News (gobalnews.ca)
“Childbirth economics: What older moms and teenage pregnancy say about opportunity in Ontario”
Carmen Chai is a health and education reporter at Global News, where she writes for the organization’s websites from coast-to-coast. She believes it’s up to journalists to take a step back and provide an in-depth look at overarching patterns in society and how they intersect with our daily lives. As a health reporter, she felt it was her job to put a face to the phenomenon of women who delay motherhood. Before joining Global, Carmen covered federal politics and breaking news for Postmedia News’ wire service in Ottawa. She has also reported for the Toronto Star, National Post and the Vancouver Province.
Patrick Cain works at the investigative data desk at (gobalnews.ca in Toronto, where he uses maps and interactive tools (and words, where necessary) to tell stories. His work blends traditional reporting with data analysis and data visualization. For much of 2010, Patrick was a contributing editor at openfile.ca, where his Poppy File project, which mapped the addresses of Torontonians who died in the Second World War, won a Canadian Online Publishing Award and was shortlisted for an Online News Association award as well as a National Magazine Award. He was a web editor at the Toronto Star from 2001 to 2010.