In the 1920’s he worked for the Herald [Montréal] as a reporter, columnist, sports writer and occasional cartoonist.
“During prohibition, he was once offered a job at the New York Daily News, which would have paid a great deal more than he could ever make in Canada. He refused to go on the grounds that he would never live in a country where he couldn’t get a legal drink.”” (242)
The Hecklers. Writ. & Ed.., Peter Desbarates & Terry Mosher. McClelland & Stewart Ltd., 1979: 242.