Thatcher, Guy

Guy Thatcher served in the Canadian regular armed forces from 1955 to 1980 as a tank officer, helicopter pilot, anti-tank missile instructor, and computer analyst, serving in Germany, Belgium, Cyprus, Texas, and Alabama, as well as at various bases in Canada. He then...

The Early History of Cumberland Township Authors

Gérard Boyer - The idea of writing an early history of Cumberland Township became a necessity for the following reasons : I could not find a complete historical context for the arrival of my ancestors, the Morins, the Quigleys, the Camerons, the Summers, and the...

Thompson, Dave

Dave is a naturally funny man. Here he is showing his "musical genius" by playing the "Ugly Stick" in Newfoundland while celebrating his and Anne's sixty years of marriage in 2017. PS: Looks good but actually he doesn't know what he's doing. Dave Thompson was born in...

Tremblay, W.M.

Wayne M. Tremblay spent three years in accounting, twenty-five years in the Royal Canadian Navy as a radio telegraphist, electronic technician and self-proclaimed lower deck lawyer extraordinaire. His second career lasted sixteen years in the Canadian Coast Guard as a...

Urlocker, Shawn

Shawn Urlocker is a transplanted Montrealer living in Pembroke, Ontario with his wife Lynn. They have five children, one, a redhead, still at home, and two dogs, Ruby and Loup.

Van Dusen, Shirley

Born in Ottawa, renowned portrait artist, Shirley Van Dusen, wife of the late Tom Van Dusen Sr. and is the mother of seven children, grandmother to fifteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.Widely known for her paintings of Parliament Hill, her work is...

Verdon, Ray

Not Exactly a War Hero is Ray’s first book.After years as the CEO of a multinational, he wanted to try something entrepreneurial that required nothing more than paper, pencils, and time. Ray has been summering in the Gatineau Hills for his whole remembered life.Author...

West, Terrence Rundle

Some of you will recognize me from schools I've taught at or administered in and around Ottawa (Hillcrest, Brookfield, Glebe, Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Ottawa Tech, Eganville) or from community work in Ottawa's Hunt Club/Riverside area. Others with long memories might...

Wheeler, Maggie

Maggie Wheeler has reigned for 20 years as the Seaway Valley’s Queen of Crime, author of the Farran Mackenzie Lost Villages mysteries. She was Co-Creator and Co-Chair of the South Stormont Township’s Beacon 50 six-day celebration marking 50 years since the opening of...