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John Smith

MTG Canada Staff

Joey, or more fondly known as Banana Joey is best known for his Daily Dose Preview articles. If a new set is coming out, look to him for information on all the new cards as they’re spoiled!

John Smith

MTG Canada Staff

Joey, or more fondly known as Banana Joey is best known for his Daily Dose Preview articles. If a new set is coming out, look to him for information on all the new cards as they’re spoiled!

John Smith

MTG Canada Staff

Joey, or more fondly known as Banana Joey is best known for his Daily Dose Preview articles. If a new set is coming out, look to him for information on all the new cards as they’re spoiled!

John Smith

MTG Canada Staff

Joey, or more fondly known as Banana Joey is best known for his Daily Dose Preview articles. If a new set is coming out, look to him for information on all the new cards as they’re spoiled!

Meet The People Who Make MTG Canada Possible…

Joey Hoffer

MTGCanada Staff

Whenever it's preview season, Joey has you covered with his Daily Dose Preview Articles. You can count on him for information on all the new cards as they’re spoiled! He also manages our retail flagship in Ottawa, Canada.

Alex Wolf

MTG Canada Contributor

Alex is a long-time casual, recently-turned semi-competitive Modern and Limited player. He specializes in taking Tier 1 concepts and ruining them with corner-case jank tech because winning isn't winning unless you get to do it with lulz. Listen to what…

Samuel Tharmaratnam

MTG Canada Contributor

Sam is a Gold level Magic pro who has made a name for himself as a perennial middle of the pack Grand Prix and Pro Tour player. Look to his articles on how to improve your game and take it…

Dave Tellier

MTGCanada Owner and Content Manager

Hi! I'm the owner of MTGCanada.com and WizardTower.com and we really hope you love our content. If you have an idea you want to pitch, I'd love to hear from you.

Darcy Hartwick

MTG Canada Contributor

Darcy has been playing magic since 4th edition, and has a soft spot for all things homelands, fallen empires and chronicles. When not trying to re-create the golden age of magic through retro-cubes or casual limited formats, he can be…

Sean Tabares

MTG Canada Contributor

Sean Tabares is one half of the Commander podcast Commander's Brew! Check it out if you like hearing about a new deck each week! Read his articles about all things Commander!

Andy Hull

MTG Canada Contributor

Andy Hull is a comedian, actor and writer from Toronto. He co-hosts the Commander's Brew podcast with Sean Tabares.

Jesse Jordan

MTG Canada Contributor

Jesse started playing magic during Mercadian Masques, and has never looked back since. His Magic resume includes a slew of playmats and having a brew featured on the Mothership. If you ever want to lose hours of your life, ask…

Patrick Burt

MTG Canada Contributor

Patrick is a local grinder and Modern-enthusiast. Look to his articles for strategies on how to play and keep up with the ever changing Modern format!

Cody McCowell

MTG Canada Contributor

Cody is a magic player aspiring to one day play in the Pro Tour. He is enthusiastic about avid, competitive play and interested in off-beat strategies, multi-format grinding and competing in other CCG'S (Force of Will, Hearthstone, Pokemon, Dragon Ball…

Kenny Keelan

MTG Canada Contributor

Kenny started playing Magic in 1996. His passion for Magic is more about the cards and mechanics and having fun with the game. Everything else is just gravy.

Thomas Davis

MTG Canada Contributor

Thomas is a local player making the leap to competitive play. He specialises in Standard and competitive brewing, playing Tree of Perdition in a Frontier league. Thomas started playing Magic back in 2013 with a UW detain deck, but soon…

Mike Gouthro

MTG Canada Contributor

Mike has been playing magic since the time of a single format and it had no name. Much has changed, but not the passion for old cards and sweet formats. Come delve into vintage and legacy with a consummate ninth…

Alex Battistelli

MTG Canada Contributor

Alex is a competitive Magic player from Sudbury, Ontario currently studying at the University of Ottawa. Alex is a Standard and Modern enthusiast, always looking for ways to tune the best decks and come up with new angles to attack…

Jon Stern

MTG Canada Contributor

Jon Stern is a Pro Tour veteran with six Grand Prix Top 8's, including wins at GP Atlanta 2014 and GP Atlantic City 2013. He will be providing some insight into professional Magic while doing his best to help elevate…

Mike Brierley

MTG Canada Contributor

Mike is an old school PTQ grinder with a few X-3 finishes at Grand Prix’s and a 8-2 standard record at Pro Tour Amonket. His articles and videos are about trying to get to the next level of competitive Magic.

Adam Benn

MTG Canada Contributor

Adam has been playing competitive magic since Gatecrash, although he did play casually as a youngster. He plays all competitive formats as well as pauper, which he thinks is the best format. His magic resume includes punting away win-and-ins…

Nick Desmarais

MTG Canada Contributor

Full-time tourist and MODO grinder originally from New Jersey. Likes long walks on the beach, BGx midrange decks, and dank memes.

Andrea Lagalisse

MTG Canada Contributor

Andrea is a relatively new MTG player who came to the game by circumstance in 2012 while living with five male roommates in a three storey house in Centretown. Andrea loves to smash and burn. She enjoys casual play as…

Joel Repta

MTG Canada Contributor

A local FNM hero turned competitive grinder, Joel used consecutive RPTQ successes to qualify for PT OGW, and is hungry to get back on the #grind. Known as a control player, Joel tunes known best decks to attack the meta…

Patrick McElligott

MTG Canada Contributor

A Ski instructor and a competitive Legacy player. Patrick travels throughout Canada in search of snow and cards to sling. No matter where he is, you can hear the words “Hymn you”.

Peter Tosello

MTG Canada Contributor

Peter Tosello started playing magic in 2010 with a terrible BG Infect deck in standard. Since then, he has dabbled in most formats but prefers Standard, Modern, and Booster Draft. His greatest accomplishment is at Grand Prix Toronto…

Myles Moscardelli

MTG Canada Contributor

I'm a competitive Modern grinder out of Sarnia, Ontario. With aspirations to go pro, I am constantly looking for ways to sharpen and improve my game.

Graham Smith

MTG Canada Contributor

Graham was introduced to Magic in the 1990's and had a very casual on and off relationship with the game until 2010. He's currently a semi-competitive player trying to grind out experience and connections in both the adult and Magic…

Harrison Seeley

MTG Canada Contributor

Hi there, my name is Harrison Seeley and I am a MTG Canada contributor. My bio will be updated soon but in the meantime check out my latest posts...

Nathan Coffin

MTG Canada Contributor

Hi there, my name is Nathan Coffin and I am a MTG Canada contributor. My bio will be updated soon but in the meantime check out my latest posts...

Stephen Sedgwick-Williams

MTG Canada Contributor

Magic scrub and current editor of MTGCanada. Steve walked the Magic beat for the Algonquin Times, and has been playing since Scars of Mirrodin, during which he was the jerk with the Infect deck in his group of friends.