Welcome to the Canadian Reviewer - your independent source for news, views and reviews with a Canadian perspective. We cover consumer electronics, technology, lifestyle, motoring, industry events and in-depth reviews.

Founded in 2008, the Canadian Reviewer aims  to inform, entertain and engage our readers with our coverage, news and opinion. Writer's views, tweets and opinions are their own.



Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla - Founder and Editor-In-chief

Gadjo is a freelance journalist based in Toronto. He has covered technology, business and lifestyle for a variety of print and online publications. He currently a technology columnist for international magazines, newspapers and websites.  He has been writing about and reviewing consumer technology and software since 1997.

Gadjo's work has been published in Macworld, PCWorld Canada, The Toronto Star, Edmonton Journal, Evergeek.ca, Speed Magazine, Canadian Immigrant, the Montreal Gazette, the Calgary Herald, BlogTO, Notable.ca, 2nd Opinion Magazine, Marketnews.ca, Future Shop Blog, Best Buy Canada, WiFiHifi.ca, Canada.com and ITBusiness.ca among others

Twitter: @gadjosevilla


Nicole Batac - News Editor 

Nicole has covered technology news and features for the past five years. She recently started co-hosting the  Unbox.ph podcast and is the associate editor for Second Opinion or 2.O for short, a technology lifestyle magazine.

She calls herself an accidental techie that has learned to love all things consumer tech since she started covering the beat.

Twitter: @nicolebatac



Sonya Davidson - Arts and Lifestyle Editor

Sonya is a well-established Lifestyle Editor for Urbanmoms.ca, TorontoGuardian.com, and AZNmodern.com reporting on tech, arts & culture, food, style and travel. She also offers insider reports on #TeamTelus.

With a long time career in the magazine industry in Canada with publications including Canadian Family, Elm Street, Shift, Saturday Night, and contract publications, her interest in tech comes honestly from a consumer perspective. She knows that keeping up with the latest technology can sometimes be confusing but always exciting.  She'll review the latest in lifestyle technology for families.

Twitter: @theculturepearl


Emily Chung  - Motoring Reviews Editor

Emily is a wife and mother of 2 energetic young boys. She owns and operates AutoNiche, a family-friendly auto repair shop in Markham. She is a licensed Automotive Service Technician, Certified Child Car Seat Technician, and Automotive Writer with various publications. Her writing covers auto maintenance tips, new car reviews, and trade-specific topics. Emily also holds a degree from the University of Waterloo in Psychology and Business, and her previous jobs include Psychometrist and Human Resources Associate.

She has appeared on various media including Breakfast Television, Cityline, and the Marilyn Denis Show.

Twitter: @autonicheinc & @tweetingec

                                        Facebook: AutoNiche, YouTube:AutoNicheTV

 Contributing writers:

Alex Davies, Don Halliwell, Maarten Heilbron, Marcie Taylor, Nicholas Montgomery, Owen Cutajar, Simon Cohen

Editorial and Review Policy: 

Canadian Reviewer and all of the writers and contributors reviewing hardware, software, applications or games do not receive payment for reviews or express reviews on the site. Editorial and writer's opinions are not influenced by paid for advertising, contest sponsorships. All requests for possible product reviews should be sent here. Kindly note we avoid covering crowdfunded products/projects (Kickstarter/Indiegogo) unless these are currently available to consumers.

Canadian Reviewer is a proud member of O.A.T.S. (Organization for App Testing Standards). A group of sites that were brought together with the goal of improving the editorial ethics and standards in the emerging world if iPhone application and game review sites.


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