Sydney Loney is an award-winning writer and editor whose work has appeared in a variety of publications, including The Walrus, the Globe & MailCottage LifeMaclean’s, Reader’s Digest, FlareHouse & Home, The KitToday’s Parent, Best HealthChatelaineElle (Canada) and the National Post. Her work encompasses everything from celebrity profiles, lifestyle features and service articles to first-person travel stories and investigative reports.

She is currently deputy editor of, a digital magazine owned by the United Way that focuses on issue-driven stories, inspiring people and news about living a socially conscious life in Toronto. In her spare time, she edits books — the latest is Grow What You Love (Firefly, 2018), a garden-to-table guide to growing your own produce — and teaches journalism at Centennial College in Toronto. She was formerly a senior editor at Chatelaine and editor-in-chief of Canadian Health & Lifestyle magazine.


Sydney lives in Oakville, ON with her husband, two children and a flat-coated retriever named Poppy.