About the Magazine


Resources Quarterly is a digital magazine, published by Spring Digital Media, which seeks to promote those who explore, develop and advance our natural resources and energy sectors. We look at individuals, companies, organizations and relevant developments in the realms of mining, oil & gas, renewable energies, agriculture, forestry and fisheries.



Ian Ross, Managing EditorManaging Editor

Ian Ross  is an entrepreneur and media professional with over 15 years’ experience in both print and online publishing.  He has taken the lead in publications spanning from the community to the national level, and focused on markets from consumers to business and industry. In addition to being a writer and editor, he has managed sales teams in both the Maritimes and Toronto, Canada.  He holds a degree in English from Dalhousie University.

Contact: editor@resourcesquarterly.com



Regular Contributors

Ania Swiatoniowski

Ania Swiatoniowski is a freelance writer, researcher and regular features contributor with Resources Quarterly. Following undergraduate studies at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, she holds both M.A. and M.Sc. graduate degrees from Penn State in Physical and Biological Anthropology and Microbiology and Immunology from Dalhousie University, respectively. She currently resides in New Brunswick, Canada.

Contact: anias@resourcesquarterly.com


Katie ConklinKatie Conklin received her degree in English from Saint Francis Xavier University in 2011 and continued her passion for writing by pursuing an Advanced Diploma in Public Relations through the Nova Scotia Community College.  Based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, she has since been working in the field of corporate communications and as a freelance writer.

Contact: katiec@resourcesquarterly.com


Michelle BrunetMichelle Brunet is a freelance writer based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  She has contributed to numerous publications including Resources Quarterly and her work experience spans from across Canada to South Korea and Hong Kong.  She holds a degree in Environmental Science and Biology from Saint Mary’s University, as well as B. Ed from Lakehead University.

Contact: michelleb@resourcesquarterly.com


Heather KirkHeather Seftel-Kirk is a freelance writer based near Ottawa, Ontario. For almost a decade she has covered environmental trends including LEED and sustainable construction. She has written profiles on local and national celebrities, created profiles about companies across the country and has written about issues including disability challenges, natural health trends and healthier eating. Her work has appeared in several print and online magazines, community newspapers and on the web. She holds a Diploma in Journalism from Algonquin College.

Contact: heathersk@resourcesquarterly.com






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