Tracey Arial, Creative Entrepreneur and Author

Tracey Arial specializes in profiling amazing individuals and businesses for blogs, books, newspapers and magazines using a four-step process to make writing faster and easier. She’s also an avid year-round gardener and permaculture designer.

In addition to the Arial View blog and courses, she also founded Notable Nonfiction Ltd., a publisher working to promote truth and accuracy; and Unapologetically Canadian, a podcast that explores the Canadian identity through interviews, stories and personal essays. With others, she co-founded CAUS, a non-profit solidarity cooperative that helps Montrealers grow and prepare seasonal local food; Genealogy Ensemble, a collaborative research and writing group and blog; and Grand Potager, a nonprofit that operates Verdun’s municipal greenhouses as an urban agriculture resource centre.

Her books include I Volunteered, Canadian Vietnam Vets Remember, the Canadian Writers’ Guide to Government Action and Ulysses guides to cycling, hiking and cross-country-skiing.

She also served as co-editor and co-author of Beads in a Necklace, Family History Stories from Genealogy Ensemble.