For more than 30 years, Bruce MacKinnon has been the editorial cartoonist for the Halifax Chronicle Herald. Over his career he has won numerous regional, national and international awards. His work has been published and exhibited all over the world, and is part of the permanent collections of the National Archives of Canada, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and the St. FXU Art Gallery. He is a member of the Order of Nova Scotia and the Order of Canada. He plays music professionally and hockey unprofessionally.