Bruce McDougall’s short stories have appeared in journals in North America and Europe. His collection of stories, Every Minute is a Suicide, was published by The Porcupine's Quill He has also written stories for children, which appeared in a series of readers called ZAP!, published by Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd.
Bruce McDougall has written more than twenty non-fiction books, including The Last Hockey Game and biographies of Ted Rogers and John Wilson Murray, the Great Detective. He wrote the best-selling Complete Idiot’s Guide to Personal Finance for Canadians and How I stopped worrying about retirement (without alcohol, nicotine, caffeine or other artificial stimulants). His books have sold a combined total of more than 60,000 copies.
Bruce McDougall has written for major consumer and business publications in Canada, including TIME, Maclean’s, Canadian Business, Equinox, Canadian Geographic and the Report on Business Magazine. He has been commissioned to write for some of Canada’s leading businesses, financial institutions, designers and public-relations specialists, including TMX Group, the Toronto Financial Services Alliance, Investors Group, the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships and Level5 Strategy Group. He has also contributed articles and columns to websites such as Easy Street and The Lawyer's Daily.