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Mag's Books

  • : We're All In This Together

    We're All In This Together
    Based on four years of interviews with Steve Smith, Mag's unconventional biography reveals the personal stories, sorrows and joys that continue to inspire the man behind the Red Green legacy.

  • : How Hard Can It Be?

    How Hard Can It Be?
    Mag's quirky and entertaining book of home improvement projects for beginners.


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ToolGirl - putting the 'Ow!' in How-To

Mag Ruffman is a television producer, writer and actress. She spent seven years in a corset as “Olivia Dale” on Disney/CBC’s beloved Road to Avonlea, and five seasons as host, creator and producer of the fix-it classic A Repair to Remember (78 episodes) and the Gemini-nominated workshop series Anything I Can Do (52 episodes) which now airs worldwide.

Mag has written a syndicated weekly home projects column, Toolgirl, for the past 5 years. She is also the author of How Hard Can It Be?, a collection of projects and repairs for beginners (Canada - McClelland and Stewart, 2003 and USA - Beyond Words, 2005).

Mag also works as a celebrity spokesperson with Habitat for Humanity Canada. In her spare time, Mag tortures her ego by playing golf.