Members List

  • Arrais, Pedro

    Times Colonist

    I swear I was born with oil in my veins. I have been in, on, under and around cars for as long as I can remember. I have funnelled that energy and passion into my writing about what I know best. I strive to inform, ent...
  • Atkins, Emily

    Canadian Automotive Fleet, Fleet Vans and Trucks, Globe and Mail

    Emily Atkins is a successful amateur racing driver and award-winning writer. A life-long journalist, she has been sharing her passion for cars—and driving them—with readers of numerous automotive publications for the pas...
  • Bailie, Lee

    Ignition Luxury & Performance Magazine (ILP),, Canadian Auto Dealer Magazine, Toronto Star Wheels,

  • Beintema, Rob

    Metroland Newspapers, Hamilton Spectator, Metroland Digital

  • Bettencourt, Michael, Toronto Star Wheels

  • Bleakney, Peter

    B2B Magazine, Autovision, Robb Report,, Postmedia Newspaper Group

  • Bochenek, Steven


    Steven is a regular contributor to and former editor of Daily XY, an online magazine for guys from Canada's biggest cities. In 2013, he began contributing regular features to, though his auto writing has appeare...
  • Bokor, Kenneth

    YouTube Channel

    Creator, Producer and Host of a TV-style show focusing on the Electric Vehicle marketplace. The mission is to inform and educate consumers on the merits and realizations of this space. My motto: “Educating Minds, One T...
  • Bouchard, Marc

    Ça roule radio, CHOI 98.1 RadioX Québec, Le Courrier de Saint-Hyacinthe, L'oeil regional, Les 2 rives, TéléMag Québec

    Chroniqueur depuis plusieurs année, il a été le rédacteur en chef et a contribué à la création de contributeur régulier aux propriétés NetMedia ( et autres),et au Huffington Post Québec. Il e...
  • Bray, Jim

    Canada Free Press, TechnoFile

    Jim writes for and does radio appearances such as those on Toronto's AM640 morning show as well as regular appearances on Newcap and Corus radio and CBC Radio One. He is also a regular car and technology c...
  • Caron, Jesse

    CAA-Quebec Touring Magazine, CAA-Quebec's website

  • Chan, Regina

    Vancouver International Auto Show Program Guide (English Edition), Vancouver International Auto Show Program Guide (Chinese Edition), AutoNerve Media

    Regina is the first Asian female member who joined AJAC in 1995 and the founder of AutoNerve Media, the first and only automotive and lifestyle media platform in the Chinese language in Canada since 2001. Regina has be...
  • Chan, Sammy ,,

    Founder of Canada's First Chinese Automotive Website in year 2000. Chief Editor of Canadian Auto Review-, and
  • Chao, David

    North Shore News, Surrey Now, Vancouver Courier, Vancouver Living Magazine, YouTube AutomotivePress

    David is one of the most experienced automotive industry specialists in North America. He is one of the few journalists with an actual experience working as both an automotive design engineer and automotive production en...
  • Chow, Brian

    Driving Television

  • Clavey, William

    Clavey's Corner Inc., RPM (V Télé), RPM Canada

    Formerly a technical writer, William has always aspired of one day becoming an automotive journalist. Fed up of occupying jobs that no longer stimulated him, he opened up a blog and started writing about his passion: car...
  • Corbett, Ron

    Automobile Protection Association Lemon-Aid New Car Magazine, ProtegezVous

  • Corrigan, Kevin

    Sideroads Caledon & King (Metroland), Sideroads of Dufferin County, Sideroads of Halton Hills

  • Crépault, Michel

    L'Annuel de l'automobile, AutoMédia, Le Monde Juridique

  • Crerar, Peter

    JATO News

  • Cywinski, Mario

    Annex Business Media

    Mario Cywinski has been in the automotive industry for over 15 years, nearly 10 as an editor, and seven working at an OEM dealership. He is currently an editor at Annex Business Media working on Machinery and Equipme...
  • Dear, Clare, Lifestyle Magazine, MSN Canada Autos

    Clare is a national award-winning writer and regular weekly contributor to after serving as the Wheels section editor at the London Free Press for 11 years. He is also a contributor to Lifestyle Magazine and ...
  • Descarries, Eric

    Automotive Innovation Magazine, L'Automobile, Adrenaline Auto Guides:,, 360Nitro (web TV)

  • Deslauriers, Michel

    Le Guide de l'Auto, Le Guide de l'Auto - Web, The Car Guide,

    Bilingual automotive journalist since 2004. Contributor to Netmedia 360's websites, including MotorIllustrated and ÉcoloAuto. Managing Editor at GM Authority.
  • Dhatt, Jag

    RackandOpinion, Punjabi Star, Desi Trucking Magazine, Hello Trucking

    As far back as I can remember, cars and motorcycles were always one of my biggest passions. Although the first time, at the age of 12, that I moved my father's car and scratched the whole left side against a fence was tr...
  • Diamond, Brad

    Motoring 88 - Motoring 2014. Co-owner with Isabel (Issy) Diamond of Bradford Productions Ltd. since 1984. Producers of the award winning television program MotoringTV on TSN/TSN2. For a complete list of production...
  • Dimopoulos, Tim

    680 News Radio

    Tim Dimopoulos hosts the Automotive Report on 680 News Toronto. Tim also provides subject matter expertise on breaking automotive news on 1310 News Ottawa Calgary 660 News, Kitchener 570 News, Halifax, NS News 95.7, 113...
  • Dsouza, Kunal

    Metroland Digital,

    Way back when he was a kid all Kunal did was talk about cars. Now, much older and maybe a bit wiser, all he still mainly talks about is cars. Some things never seem to change. Except now he also writes about cars when he...
  • Dube, Louis Philippe

    Le Guide de l'Auto,

  • Duquet, Denis

    Le Monde de l'auto,, Le Guide de l'Auto - Web, Le Guide de l'Auto, Derrière le volant,

  • Early, Brian

    CarCare Business

  • Elmer, Howard

    Motoring TV, RPM Canada, Fleet Management, Ontario Out of Doors Magazine, Canadian RVing, Trucks Plus Magazine, Ontario Farmer, Canadian Automotive Review (CAR), Mechanical Business Magazine, Truck King

  • Elmer, Stephen

    Truck King ,

    Video producer and host of in-depth pickup truck, SUV and powersports reviews on the Truck King YouTube channel. The Canadian Truck King Challenge has built a solid reputation for offering Canadian pickup buyers the ...
  • Ferriss, Paul

    CAA Magazine, CAA Magazine

    Paul Ferriss brings 20 years of experience as a writer and editor, chronicling the car business, auto racing and driving culture. He is currently the editor of CAA Magazine and has written for The Globe and Mail, Toronto...
  • Filion, Nadine

    Autofocus, CAA-Quebec Touring Magazine, Autovision, Le Guide de l'Auto, Le Guide de l'Auto - Web
  • Frechette, Gerry

    Canadian Auto World, Trucks Plus Magazine, The Automotive Review

  • Gauthier, Marc-André

    Le Guide de l'Auto

  • Gunn, Malcolm

    Wheelbase Communications (aka Wheelbase Media) has been providing a variety of automotive-related material for both U.S and Canadian newspapers and their websites for the past 25 years. We cover a range of topics includi...
  • Guy, Matthew, CAA Magazine,,,

    Matthew has immersed himself in car culture for over 30 years and relishes the thought of a good road trip. A certified gearhead, he enjoys sharing his excitement about cars and is very pleased to contribute to automotiv...
  • Haj-Assaad, Sami

    Unnamed Automotive Podcast,, NUVO/MONTECRISTO Magazine,, EV Pulse, TechSpot

    Sami has been a road test editor and features writer for the past seven years, earning a number of AJAC awards for video and writing. He's also a member of the World Car of the Year jury.
  • Harper, Brian

    National Post, Post Driving, Postmedia Newspaper Group

    Retired deputy editor of National Post's Post Driving automotive section, with more than 40 years covering various aspects of the automotive business. Founding member of AJAC. Regular contributor to as well as...
  • Harrison, Kevin


  • Harwood, Ian

    RPM Canada, Trucks Plus Magazine, Top Motorist

  • Heeps, Graham

    TractionLife, Autocar, Automotive Testing Technology International, Tire Technology International, AutoJournal, FleetDigest, Engine Technology International,, CarCare Business, AMA Insider

    Experienced, knowledgeable and reliable freelance writer and editor. I am based in Calgary, AB, working on automotive, technical, motorsport and business assignments for clients in Europe and North America. I previously ...
  • Heyman, Dan,, Metroland Digital,, Vicarious,,, Toronto Star Wheels

    A car guy since my first word (Toyota, according to mom), I always say that for every hour I spent studying history, science or math, I probably spent three studying the annals of R & T, EVO, Top Gear and a whole bunch o...
  • Johnson, Dale Edward

    Old Autos, Leader-Post, CAA Magazine, Autosphere

    Automotive contributor, CBC Radio; Columnist, Old Autos; Author of The Last Best Car: The 67-X - When George Barris Brought the Future to Canada; Contributor, CAA Magazine; Runner-Up, AJAC Environmental Journalism Award,...
  • Jolicoeur, Charles


  • Kana, Jay

    Modern Mississauga Media

  • Kazmierski, Jack

    AutoJournal, FleetDigest, TireNews, Collision Management, Autosphere, CarCare Business

  • Kenzie, Jim

    Motoring TV

  • Kerr, James

    Halifax Chronicle-Herald, Winnipeg Free Press, Saskatoon Express,, Vicarious, SaltWire Network

  • Konorowski, Glen

    Old Autos, Canadian Yachting On Board

    Glen has been a member of AJAC for over 30-years. He specializes in new vehicles and motorcycles as well as reviewing automotive and automotive-related products.
  • Lachapelle, Marc

    Le Guide de l'Auto, The Car Guide, Journal de Montreal ,, Le Guide de l'Auto - Web, Journal de Quebec,

  • Lai, Jodi

    Jodi has been obsessed with cars since she was little and has been covering the automotive industry for more than a dozen years. She has a Bachelor of Journalism from Ryerson University, is a member of the Automobile Jou...
  • Landi, Max, TheDriveGuyde

    Born in England, raised in Canada. Having an appreciation for everything mechanical, Max moved into the world of auto journalism after graduating Engineering Technology at SAIT.
  • Laturnus, Ted,

  • Lau, Edwin

    Singtao Daily,

  • Lefko, Perry

    Automotive News Canada

    Perry Lefko is a multiple award-winning writer and multiple best-selling author. He worked in the Toronto Sun sports department for 21 years and later worked at Sportsnet for five years. He has been writing automotive-re...
  • Luk, Victor

    Ming Pao Daily News, CJVB AM1470 Fairchild Radio,

    Victor is the only Canadian Chinese broadcaster and columnist with focus on automotive news and technology, driving impression and driving tour since 1989.
  • McDonald, Norris

    Automotive journalist and motorsport reporters/columnist.
  • McIntosh, Jil

    Autofocus, Autosphere, Old Autos, National Post, Post Driving, Automotive News Canada,

    I've been writing about cars since 1983, and my work appears in a variety of places. I review new vehicles, write feature articles, and write about old cars. You can catch me regularly in the National Post and its Dr...
  • McNaughton, Derek

    National Post, Post Driving

    Derek has been a regular reviewer of cars, trucks and SUVs since 2001. He is the former Managing Editor for Postmedia Network's Driving (, where he managed the budget and oversaw all content on as w...
  • Miller, Timothy

    Hamilton Spectator, Inside Track Motorsport News, Toronto Star Wheels

    Freelance writer for the Hamilton Spectator, The Toronto Star, Inside Track Motorsport News. Started writing professionally about autos in mid-1970s as editor of Wheelspin News. Have written for Cars & Parts, Hemmings...
  • Molnar, Shawn


  • Moore, Neil

    Ottawa Life Magazine

    Neil Moore is a seasoned journalist and editor who had spent nearly two decades writing and editing automotive content for Metroland Media. He had also launched an automotive website ( and was a regular co...
  • Patrick, Kyle

    Kyle began his automotive obsession before he even started school, courtesy of a remote control Porsche and various LEGO sets. He cut his teeth as GTPlanet's Editor-In-Chief, where he led an expansion into real cars alon...
  • Pritchard, Justin

    Halifax Chronicle-Herald,, EastLink TV, Canadian Press,, SaltWire Network

  • Purcell, Russell

    RPM Canada, TractionLife, Trucks Plus Magazine, Inside Track Motorsport News, DRK Magazine, RackandOpinion, Desi Trucking Magazine

    Instagram: auto_exposure_canada or RoadTestRuss Twitter: @RoadTestRuss
  • Renwald, Kathy

    Grand Magazine (published by Metroland), Bay Observer,,

  • Richardson, Mark

    Globe and Mail, CAA Magazine, Canada Moto Guide

  • Russell, Richard

    EastCoastTester.Com,, MSN Canada Autos

  • Sablok, Akash

    Omni Punjabi News Hour, The Rush, The Scrivener Magazine

    Automotive and tech segments on Omni (9pm News Hour). Regular automotive and tech column in The Scrivener Magazine (BC) and The Now-Leader Group of Newspapers.
  • Sedens, Tom,

    I blog about my two passions - my family and vehicles. Not always in that order. I review vehicles using my own exhaustive recipe, looking for the details that will matter when you live with a vehicle. I try to give m...
  • Shahzad, Mohammad

    Canadian Auto Dealer Magazine,,

    Mohammad Shahzad S.A.E; D.M.P Automotive Engineer - Journalist - Doctor of Motors “Automotive is my Motive” Mohammad (Shah) Shahzad has been...
  • Sinek, Jeremy, Globe and Mail, Automotive News Canada, MSN Canada Autos

    Jeremy Sinek has been writing professionally about cars and the auto industry since 1973, in the UK, US, South Africa and Canada. He holds a B.Sc. in Engineering and Arts Studies and is an experienced specialist in instr...
  • So, Ben

    Double Clutch

    Ben has been breathing car magazines, spec sheets, and perusing auto shows for his entire life. When not writing or geeking out about the latest car news, he spends his time with his family and is fan of the Toronto Rapt...
  • Sommerfeld, Lorraine

    Postmedia Newspaper Group

    Auto columnist for Postmedia, host of Rogers Lemon Aid Car Show, Living columnist for The Hamilton Spectator, features writer for various magazines
  • St Pierre, Matt

    Le Guide de l'Auto, Le Guide de l'Auto - Web, The Car Guide, EcoloAuto
  • Taylor, Kelly

    Automotive News Canada, Winnipeg Free Press,

  • Taylor, Michael


  • Tereshyn, Yuri

    Yuri has never hit a cone in his life TheStraightPipes on Youtube
  • Thomassin, Mathieu

    TéléMag Québec, Car Question, Question Auto, CHOX 97,5, CIQI Fm 90,3, CHOI 98.1 RadioX Québec - Marceau le soir, CHOI 98.1 RadioX Québec - DH en 90 minutes

    Avec une expérience de plus de 20 ans dans le monde automobile et de tout ce qui comporte un moteur, nous connaissons principalement Mathieu Thomassin comme chroniqueur dans diverses émissions de la chaîne Télé-Mag comme...
  • Toljagic, Mark

  • Vo, Jerry

    Daddy's Digest

  • Voth, Jeff

    Vicarious, Vicarious

    Jeff is the Founder and Editor in Chief of VICARIOUS magazine, Canada's innovative voice for professional automotive advice, reviews, news, videos and driving adventures. Our list of contributors is award-winning and spa...
  • Wallcraft, Stephanie,,, Supply Professional Magazine, Star Metro Media (Special Sections)

    Stephanie is the current president of AJAC and is a multiple award-winning full-time freelance automotive journalist based in Toronto. Areas of expertise include family vehicles, road trip travel, road safety, industry r...
  • Williams, Evan,,, Wheelscene,, News 95.7,,, and weekly on News 95.7 Halifax
  • Williams, Greg

    Postmedia Newspaper Group, American Iron Magazine, Motorcycle Classics Magazine, Motorcycle Mojo Magazine

  • Williamson, Paul Willy

    Winnipeg Free Press AUTOS Editor/Writer. Television host. Automobile and motorcycle collector. Features: Willy’s Garage. Stories uncovered from all facets of the automotive world– from exotics to classics, from motor...
  • Wilson, Jeff, Double Clutch, Canada Moto Guide

  • Wimbush, Lesley

    National Post, Post Driving,,, Ignition Luxury & Performance Magazine, Autovision

    Regular reviewer to AutoTrader (formerly since 2005. Past contributor to National Post Driving, Toronto Star Wheels, Toronto Sun, ten years Writer/reviewer with Auto123. Peterborough Examiner (1989-2009...
  • Woods, Dustin, Canada Moto Guide

    Dustin has turned his lifelong passion for everything motorized into a career; crafting automotive, motorcycle and powersport news, reviews and travel features for a variety of digital and print outlets. He is an avid ru...
  • Wrobel, Jakub

    The Straight Pipes

    Jakub is the co-owner of The Straight Pipes. He has the ability to name cars by listening to their exhaust sounds.
  • Yarkony, Jonathan


  • Yong, Benjamin

    Darpan, RPM Canada, CAA Magazine - Atlantic, BCAA Westworld, Automotive Retailers Publishing, Dress to Kill Magazine

    Professional car enthusiast since 1999.

About our members

The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) is an association of professional journalists, writers and photographers whose focus is the automobile and the automotive industry. The majority of our journalists test-drive, and report on, new vehicles on an on-going basis in various media across the country.

We offer our expertise to consumers in a variety of ways so that they may benefit from our journalists' professional experience.

If you have a question about automobiles, we encourage you to read our journalists' articles in newspapers and magazines, listen to their radio programs or watch their television shows all across Canada.

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