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A space where we spotlight those who are active in their pursuit of effecting change in the world

FILTER43 is the vision of Mark Holmes. He is a journalist, producer and writer passionate about the welfare of others and their communities. Holmes and his team aspire to use their voice to help raise awareness and reduce ignorance. Holmes' love for  the arts and all things creative is only matched by his love for his family, friends and of course, hockey. 



stories that will leave you: motivated,,
 uplifted  AND inspired

WHAT PEOPLE SAY about filter43


Debra McLaughlin

General Manager 105.9 The Region

Mark Holmes is a storyteller who has a keen sense of people's interest in narratives that inspire and celebrate the best of humanity. His innate empathy makes Mark an interviewer that people trust and he is someone with whom people are happy to share their stories. Sensitive, intelligent, authentic, Mark is a producer worth watching.


Aida Memisevic

Host / Executive Producer

Mark Holmes was my co-host on
The Canadian Law Enforcement Games on OLN. I adore him! Not only is he professional with a great attitude but his ability to banter and deal with unexpected situations while rolling was amazing... a super talented guy. 

David Newland

Brand Ambassador, Adventure Canada

Mark Holmes is a storyteller, producer and reporter whose work is animated by his own remarkable enthusiasm.  Seeking to tell stories of interesting people doing important things for the right reasons, Mark makes 'people first' media.Mark is curious, engaged, and perpetually positive - and through his work, is himself a force for positive change in the world.


We would love to share your story!

If you know of someone who is actively in pursuit of affecting change, please let us know, we would love to hear from you.

Mark Holmes 



Toronto, Canada

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