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Byron Armstrong was the Opinions and Essays Editor for Narcity Canada. He is a published writer, journalist and editor whose work centres on the intersections between culture, society and politics. In 2012, Byron self-started a career in media as the co-founder and producer of a low-budget web series called S.O.U.L that profiled diverse business owners and creatives in Toronto. Since 2018, he has contributed film, book and theatre reviews, essays, and in-depth profiles for local, national and U.S. digital and print publications, including The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Sun, Heavy Feather Review, The National Gallery of Canada Magazine, ELLE Canada, NOW Magazine, NUVO, TasteToronto, Foodism TO, Cuisine Noir, and the UN-affiliated Arts Help, the top art publisher in the world with a community of four million members. Before joining Narcity, Byron was a regular contributor and Assistant Editor at ByBlacks.com, the leading independent online magazine for Black Canadians. While there, an essay he wrote helped the publication win “the Best Internet Series" category from the Canadian Ethnic Media Association Awards in 2020. In the same year, he also became the recipient of a Literary grant from the Toronto Arts Council.