A space for creative projects
Writing projects. Community & Labour Organizing.
Roxanne is a proud Franco-Ontarian who was born in St. Catharines, Ontario and grew up in Lafontaine, near the town of Penetanguishene.
Roxanne studied Communications and Globalization at the University of Ottawa. While at school, she worked as the Arts and Culture editor for La Rotonde, the francophone student newspaper. She produced and hosted radio shows on community and student radio stations.
She was a student organizer and elected representative, both at the local level and the national level. She now works as a union organizer where she helps to resource, plan, and implement organizing campaigns and special projects. She is interested in building organizing capacity within traditionally excluded workers. She is passionate about training and developing young workers so that they can play an active role in their workplaces and communities throughout their lives.
Roxanne has always maintained an active writing practice throughout her life. She is also an avid reader, and a fan of creative projects from photography to knitting.
Speaks French, English, Spanish
Trained support listener for survivors of domestic violence
Presentations and training
Web and Tech
When I first move to Toronto, exploring the city by bike and taking in some of the iconic sights was a way to get to know my new home.
Book reviews which appeared in external publications. Des critiques de livres qui sont apparues dans des publications externes.
Un espace pour faire vivre mes écrits au-delà de leur écosystème informatique local. Les textes sont publiés en format microrécit, nouvelle ou théâtre, et sont rassemblés en trois thèmes.
Curating and writing for the Arts & Culture section of the Citizens’ Press website. Books reviews and noteworthy cultural and artistic content. Critiques de livres en anglais et en français.
Roxanne is a long-time theatre goer and is currently experimenting with playwriting. She proudly serves as a member of the Board of Administration of the Théatre français. The Théatre français has been producing French plays in Toronto for 50 years.