Smith, Bill

Bill Smith Bill Smith was born in Shawville, Quebec .He graduated from McGill University with a B. Ed in 1966 and subsequently taught school for thirty-nine years. Retired now, he lives in the peaceful rural community of Bristol, Quebec, with June, his wife of...

Shelley, Jane

Jane Shelley ORIGINALLY FROM A farm in Waterford, Ontario, M. Jane Shelley was self-employed in the flower business in Toronto and the coin machine business in Parry Sound and northern territories. She went back to school for five years at the age of forty, attending...

Schaber, Wallace

Wallace Schaber Wallace Schaber was born in Ottawa in 1950. He graduated from the University of Waterloo in Environmental Science in 1974. While at university, he created Black Feather Wilderness Adventures Ltd., which formed the foundation for his summer employment....

Rockburn, Ken

Ken Rockburn Ken Rockburn has been a broadcast journalist for over four decades. He has worked in private radio, atCHEZ FM in Ottawa; for CBC Radio and CBC Television; for CPAC, the Cable Public Affairs Channel, where he hosts Rockburn Presents; and has written for...

Robinson, Kenneth O.

Kenneth Robinson Ken Robinson was born in an Eastern Ontario farmhouse in 1927. Following World War II, he served for a short time in the RCAF as an instrument technician and then as a chaplain’s assistant, receiving his commission in 1952.He graduated with a BA from...

Lodge Lindsay, Paton

Paton Lodge Lindsay Paton Lodge Lindsay was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Her interests have always involved the out-of-doors. She attributes her very early introduction to nature to the days spent with her grandfather in his canoe, and her lifetime love and...

Verdon, Ray

Ray Verdon 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...

Smolders, Janet

Smolders, Janet Janet Smolders is a retired land use and environmental planner who worked in consulting for many years. She was the co-author of CMHC’s Practices for Sustainable Communities (2000), considered a ground-breaking work at the time. Janet divides her time...

Balderston Parry, Caroline

Caroline Balderston Parry Caroline Parry grew up in Quaker Pennsylvania loving libraries and books, thanks to her grandmother who was also her kindergarten teacher! She studied History and Literature at Harvard, and married an Englishman while volunteering in India....

Gibson, Isabel MBA

Isabel Gibson, MBA After graduating from the University of Saskatchewan with an MBA in 1984, Isabel taught business at the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Alberta, and worked as a marketing consultant and project manager. In 1990 she wandered into...

Don McKay

Don McKay Don McKay was born in Sydney, Nova Scotia, on October 5, 1937. He had a fascination with flying from a very early age and never lost his desire to be a pilot. He grew up in the Maritimes and calls Saint John, New Brunswick, home. Don is married to his high...

Hepburn, G. Alan

G. Alan Hepburn G. Alan Hepburn was born in Paisley, Scotland, in 1944. He was educated at Paisley Grammar School and the University of Glasgow, where he obtained a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering in 1966 and a Ph.D. in 1970. Alan learned to fly in Scotland in 1968,...

Dave Thompson

Dave Thompson Dave Thompson was born in Belfast, N. Ireland, in 1935. As a child he experienced the bombing raids of the war when the targets were the shipyard and the aircraft factory. Later, he worked as an engineer in the same shipyard. He and his wife, Anne, moved...

Sawler, Harvey

Harvey Sawler Harvey Sawler was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, but has lived most of his adult life in Atlantic Canada. He began his career as a newspaper journalist covering such diverse stories as the Pierre Trudeau 1974 campaign train and the 1975 double...

Gaertner, Erika E.

Erika E. Gaertner Erika Gaertner immigrated as a teenager from what is now the Czech Republic to Canada with her parents in the spring of 1939, following her father’s recruitment as a farmer by the Canadian Pacific Railway on behalf of the Canadian government. Upon...

Livermore, Daniel

Daniel Livermore Daniel Livermore graduated from Brock and Carleton Universities and has a Ph.D. in history from Queen’s University. After serving in the Canadian foreign service for more than three decades, he became a Senior Fellow at the Graduate School of Public...

The Early History of Cumberland Township Authors

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...

Holloway, Aline

Aline Holloway Born in the small northern Ontario town of Warren, Aline Holloway now resides in Vanderhoof, Bristish Columbia, with her husband, Don, and cat, Illick. She graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. John’s with double majors in French and...

Ainsworth, Robert

Robert Ainsworth Robert Ainsworth divides his time between writing stories, working as a high school English teacher and dancing Argentine Tango. He has published two books of poetry, Prismatic Poetry, and Children of the Hectic Kingdom. Boogie’s Law is his...

Wheeler, Maggie

Maggie Wheeler Maggie Wheeler has reigned for 20 years as the Seaway Valley’s Queen of Crime, author of the Farran Mackenzie Lost Villages mysteries—spending two decades showcasing the social, cultural, and psychological impact of the St. Lawrence Seaway and Power...

Bujeau, Carol

Carol Bujeau Carol Bujeau is a former communications strategist, who has a keen interest in interior decorating and furniture design. A Cordon Bleu graduate, with a certificate in diamond grading, she is a student of ikebana and calligraphy. Carol has travelled the...

Long, Corey

Corey Long  Corey Long is the executive director of communications at Seneca. He grew up in Alliston, Ontario, and has studied in the United States and Norway. Corey lives in Newmarket, Ontario, with his wife, Shannon, and their daughters, Clara and June. Contact...

Baird, Ken

Ken Baird Ken Baird was born on the east coast of Canada, traveled to the west on many occasions and now resides in Renfrew County, Ontario. He chose this area because this is where it all began and the people here have made me think of it as home. “I’m...

Ogle, James

James Ogle James Ogle was born in Toronto. Ontario and served in the Royal Canadian Regiment for three years. He has been a correctional officer since 1994, serving in the Toronto Jail and then the Central North Correctional Centre in Penetanguishene, Ontario. And...

dusseault, l.h

l.h dusseault Born in Alberta and adopted at the age of four, l.h dusseault spent much of his childhood being shuffled from one boarding school to another. By age twelve, he had spent nine years in institutions. Roaming much of the country he has lived in British...

Doran, Ken

Ken Doran Ken has worked for three decades as a Recreation Therapist at a psychiatric hospital in Hamilton, Ontario. He was a career house leaguer in his youth and is a retired hockey dad. A lifelong Toronto Maple Leafs fan, he lives in Cambridge with his wife and two...

Goldman, Kylee

Kylee Goldman Kylee Goldman is a Registered Psychotherapist. She works with adults, families, and children struggling with mental wellness and experiences of violence, abuse, and trauma. She also teached in the field of social services and enjoys mentoring new helping...

Christy, Robert

Robert Christy Robert Christy was born and raised in Ottawa, where he currently lives. He moved to other parts of Canada over the years, then as a young adult returned to Ottawa, where he and his wife started their family. Christy began writing before he was a teen...

Sheppard, Dani

Dani Sheppard Dani Sheppard grew up on a little hobby farm in a small town. She moved to northern Ontario with her military husband and twin daughters. She is an Early Childhood Educator. Dani works as a daycare teacher and finds the children a great source of...

O’Quinn-Lee, Sherry

Sherry O’Quinn-Lee Sherry is married and is a mother of three, focusing on her career and her busy family life. Born and raised in Newfoundland and currently residing in Ontario, she has carried a passion for fiction and literature her entire life. This is her first...

Gastmeier, Ralph & Kathryn

Ralph & Kathryn Gastmeier The second of seven children, Ralph Gastmeier spent the free time of his formative years tramping through the rural landscape surrounding the city of Kitchener. He developed a deep affinity for the natural world and was struck with...

Belder, Amy

Amy Belder Amy Belder grew up in Petawawa, Ontario. She graduated from Redeemer University in Ancaster and currently lives in Pembroke, Ontario with her husband and three children. Amy enjoys spending her time reading, spinning a good yarn and making people laugh. She...

Taylor, Geoff

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Thatcher, Guy

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Tremblay, W.M.

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Urlocker, Shawn

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West, Terrence Rundle

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Armson, Ken

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Cosentino, Frank

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Gazarek, Dennis

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Van Dusen, Shirley

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Lewis, Sandra Marie

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Levin, Bob

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MacGregor, Tom

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MacGregor, Bruce

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MacIntosh, Robert

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Malak, Marina Abdel

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Mansfield, Kimberley

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McIntyre, Gord

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Millar, Judith

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