George Kinloch – Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Kinloch came to Canada in 1952, working for the Dominian Bank. After retirement at 62 he remained active with his Scottish roots, in organizations such as the Sons of Scotland and The Black Watch. He also became involved in the arts, managing the Mountain Playhouse at alongside Joy Thompson, who influenced the careers of renowned actors Christopher Plummer and William Shatner. (more…)
Ivan Livingstone- A true renaissance man, Livingstone acheived scholarships to eventually graduate from McGill University and play football for both the Calgary Stampeders and Montreal Alouettes. He went on to teach Chemistry, History, and become a school board commissioner, all from the humble beginnings of a low-income Verdun neighbourhood. (more…)
Shaun Fawcett – Renaissance man, had several major careers, currently running Griffinworks, where he designs, makes and sells on-line furniture constructed of recycled wood and steel paying tribute to Griffintown’s industrial past with a wonderful list of significant years in (more…)
Andrea Klein – Chemist turned Interior Designer, Westmount resident, born Cartierville, of French mother and Belgian father. Grew up in a multi-lingual household, although her mother was a unilingual francophone. Second husband grew up in Westmount on Murray Hill. Retrained as as an accountant at 50.
Marty Fisher – After having worked as a nurse, Fisher was aware of certain systemic flaws and limitations, and was drawn to alternative medicine. After a few years of studying in Tokyo, she continued her nursing work to finance her own private practice consisting of nutrition, Shiatsu, stress management and individualized programs. (more…)