Douglas V. Lintula, B. Arch.



Farquharson & Associates Advertising, Inc. Over a 15-year period, Doug did a great deal of work for clients of this agency. One of his more interesting projects was a series of radio and TV commercials that he wrote for The Only Solution, a hair and skin conditioner. He also wrote incidental music for the radio commercials and directed their production in the sound studio.

“Doug’s provided our clients with great writing and editing whenever we’ve needed it, whether general or technical, and for various media, including print, radio and television.”

John Farquharson, President, Farquharson & Associates Advertising, Inc.

Ontario MInistry of the Environment. Through the MOE’s London Regional Office, Doug helped revise guidelines for obtaining permits to take water from the environment for agricultural, industrial and other major uses.

“Doug quickly developed a good understanding of the project. He was flexible and showed a strong interest in producing a high quality document that was user friendly and easily understood by the client. His previous experience in writing technical documents for the general public was helpful in developing a quality document. He was very cognizant of the deadlines and worked towards them.” Claude Lafrance, Manager, Technical Support, Southwestern Region, Ontario Ministry of the Environment.

Synergistics Consulting Ltd. Through this firm, Doug wrote booklets, brochures and an A/V presentation for the Ontario Ministry of Transportation about the current and potential uses of alternative automotive fuels. He also took all photographs required for the A/V presentation. 

“Doug is terrific to work with, possessing very high standards and good listening to direction and nuance. He has a great ability to understand technical and complex content, then write it for the needs of the target audience.” Doug Miller, President, Synergistics Consulting Ltd.

The print materials won a writing award for Doug in 1987 from the Society for Technical Communication (Toronto Chapter).

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Ontario Ministry of the Environment. Doug Lintula was jointly engaged by the Communications Services Branch and the Laboratory Services Branch to research and write Analyzing Our Environment, a 32-page booklet  describing the operations of the Laboratory Services Branch. Doug also supervised on-site photography and graphic design through Farquharson & Associates Advertising, Inc.

“Doug, you are very good at what you do.” Robert Frewin, Director of Communications, Ontario Ministry of the Environment.

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