Derek Dunn has reported for Metroland Media in the town of Arnprior, west of Ottawa, for a decade. His freelance work has appeared in many national newspapers and magazines. His varied career has taken him from urban newspapers to outdoor magazines, from an agriculture newsletter writer to a China Daily reporter on Parliament Hill. He has reported from five provinces and well over 20 communities. Derek is a nature enthusiast and decent playmaker in hockey. The father to two kind teenage boys is married to his best friend.