Dr. Ken Walker (Gifford-Jones) is a graduate of the University of Toronto and The Harvard Medical School. He trained in general surgery at the Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University and in Gynecology at Harvard. His advice contains a solid dose of common sense and he never sits on the fence with controversial issues.
Bill Walton (CGA – retired) is a North Bay author who enjoys commenting on the vagaries of life in his weekly columns for Baytoday. Bill’s hobbies include writing, motorcycling, photography, and golf as well as attending Taoist Tai Chi classes and volunteering with the Warriors of Hope Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Racing Team. Married to Diana, a retired associate professor of Classical Studies, they have one son, Marcus who lives in Comox and flies for WestJet.
Penny has played a key role in the professional development of adults since 1989. She is the president of the Tremblay Leadership Center, which offers business and leadership training, seminars, and coaching services to assist organizations and individuals achieve their goals. How can I help you?
Tammy Priolo was born and raised in North Bay, Ontario, Canada. She graduated from the University of Guelph in 1990, with an Honours B.A.Sc. Degree in Applied Human Nutrition (Clinical) with honours. In 1992, Tammy developed an interested in her family history. This was spurred on by both her grandfather's who talked passionately and constantly about their past when she was a child. She had a calling to learn who her ancestors were. Mainly a French Canadian background, Tammy also has ancestors from Great Britain, Belgium, Germany & Switzerland. “It is like trying to solve a great mystery, which just happens to be about you!”
Maurice Switzer is a citizen of the Mississaugas of Alderville First Nation. He was the first Indigenous student at Trent University, and the first Indigenous publisher of a Canadian daily newspaper. He has served as director of communications for the Assembly of First Nations and the Union of Ontario Indians where he was also editor of the Anishinabek News. He has been a faculty member at First Nations Technical Institute, Huntington University, Canadore College, and the Banff School of Aboriginal Leadership. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Vin Greco is a life-long resident of Sault Ste. Marie, where he taught secondary School English and then entered administration. His interest in wine has been life-long. Currently he conducts tastings, formal or informal, upon request, and twice a year partners in a tasting with Chef Ian Thomlinson Upstairs at Rome’s. Otherwise, he gardens in his garden and enjoys good wines.
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