Malak, Marina Abdel

Marina Abdel Malak Marina Abdel Malak is a nursing student with an interest in medicine and mental illness. She is an active advocate for the National Eating Disorder Information Centre and volunteers with many organizations. She loves to read, write, laugh, and learn...

Mansfield, Kimberley

Kimberley Mansfield Ms. Mansfield is an author, pioneer in harm reduction programming and development in Canada, and a former sex survival worker. She has lectured at universities and colleges where her first book, Danced in my Brain, was used as required reading for...

McIntyre, Gord

Gord McIntyre Gord is a unique blend of Renaissance man and skilled outdoorsman. We use “unique blend” advisedly, as he is without any mechanical skills and his shotgunning remains mediocre.Married to Michelle since 1955 and father of three achieving daughters, he is...

McKay, Don

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...

Meehan, Susan Taylor

Susan Taylor Meehan A native of Edmonton, Alberta, Susan Taylor Meehan now lives and writes in Ottawa, Ontario, lovingly supported by her husband, Ralph, her daughter Amanda, and her stepson, Phil – along with a host of family and friends. As an air force brat,...

Millar, Judith

Judith Millar JUDITH MILLAR’S 1992 fiction collection, The Rules of Partial Existence, explored themes of escape and difference in the exotic setting of Nepal. With its return to her small-town Ontario roots, Grave Concern (2012), the first of her playful “Pine...

Miller, Glenn Forbes

Glenn Forbes Miller Glenn Forbes Miller is a former English teacher. His first trekking adventure was the Camino de Santiago, a pilgrimage route in northern Spain. Since then, he and his wife have travelled in southern Spain, Peru, Greece, Turkey, Morocco, Jordan,...

Mulholland, David

David Mulholland David Mulholland was born in Kingston, Ontario, Canada and raised in the Ottawa Valley town of Arnprior. He’s lived in Ottawa since 1970.Mulholland began his writing career as an advertising copywriter in private radio. He went on to work as a...

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...

Oakley, L.W.

L.W. Oakley Larry Oakley was born and raised in downtown Toronto, Ontario.He graduated from Riverdale Collegiate and Ryerson University before becoming a professional accountant.He became passionate about hunting and the outdoors when he moved to Kingston.The Kingston...

Paproski, Peter

Peter Paproski Peter Paproski was born in Edmonton, where Ice Cream Stories about Dad is set. He moved to Ottawa with his family in 1968, at age twelve. He attended the University of Alberta (B.Sc.) and McGill (M.A. Education), and for thirty years worked in...

Paton, Richard, MA, MPA

Richard Paton MA, MPA Richard Paton had a unique career as a senior executive in the federal government and as President of a nonprofit business association for 19 years.  Throughout his career he has applied his forty years of management experience in two sectors to...

Radmore, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Radmore Elizabeth Radmore was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and immigrated to Canada in 1951 with her parents, Molly and James McKnight, and her two brothers, James and George. Her father was originally destined for Leduc, Alberta, but when he stopped...

Robillard, Irene

Irene Robillard Irene Robillard was raised on a dairy farm near the hamlet of Edwards, which is now in the southeast end of the extended city of Ottawa. She obtained her Bachelor of Science (Hon.) degree in Biology from Carleton University in 1974. While there, she...

Robinson, Kenneth O.

Kenneth O. 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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Smolders, Janet

Janet Smolders 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...

Taylor, Geoff

Geoff Taylor Geoff Taylor has been telling stories and paddling Algonquin Park for over fifty years. He is a stay-at-home defenceman and a proud dad who grows garlic and plays sloppy mandolin. Geoff lives in Millbrook, Ontario. This is his first novel. Author Title:...

Thatcher, Guy

Guy Thatcher 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...

The Early History of Cumberland Township Authors

Gérard Boyer, Denise Beaton, Marilyn Seguin & Laurie Watson 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...

Thompson, Dave

Dave Thompson 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...

Tremblay, W.M.

W.M. Tremblay 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...

Urlocker, Shawn

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.  |  Urlocker,...

Van Dusen, Shirley

Shirley Van Dusen 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,...

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...

West, Terrence Rundle

Terrence Rundle West 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....

Wheeler, Maggie

Maggie Wheeler As the Seaway Valley’s Queen of Crime, Maggie Wheeler has spent over 15 years showcasing the social, cultural and psychological impact of the St. Lawrence Seaway and Power Project on Canadians affected. She is the author of the best-selling “Lost...