Radio Television Journalism, 1982
Creative writer and illustrator, Self-employed
Mike Collier has enjoyed a career spanning more than 35 years in communications, and has also worked as a writer and illustrator of children’s Canadian historical literature for the past two decades. His innovative Chugger Mugger Mystery series teaches children about events in Canada’s history in a way that makes learning about history fun. Collier has also drawn upon his experience as a journalist and communications professional to develop The Young Canuckstorian Project, an interactive historical learning program for children, which teaches them to think critically and to write their own creative and journalistic stories about their local history.