Bruce MacGregor has been a resident of Ottawa since 1952. He was involved in the Ottawa sports scene as a participant in the 1950s and ’60s and as a coach in the ’70s. He taught English at Ottawa’s Glebe Collegiate for 30 years.
For 25 years, he was a member of a rock n’ roll group Bruce and the Burgers. Pictured to the left is Bruce and the Burgers’ publicity shot from 1993. From left to right are Fred, Brian, Bruce, Ken, Glen & Rocco. This band played classic rock n’ roll in the Ottawa area from 1985 to 2010.
MacGregor is the proud father of a son, Geordie, and a daughter, Caitlin. He lives with his wife Jane Styles in Ottawa’s Westboro neighbourhood.
MacGregor’s short story ‘Suzie Q’ won third prize in Carleton University’s inaugural short story contest in 2009. Capital Recollections is his first work of non-fiction.