Widowed at 31, she moved to Canada with her 5 children. Always hard at work, she rarely thought of herself.
by Vidya Kauri - Wednesday, November 27, 2013
After being nearly paralyzed in an ATV accident, he took up cycling, organizing races and a bike program for kids
by Aaron Hutchins - Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Martin Patriquin on the life of the Public Works engineer who died in Ottawa bus tragedy
by Martin Patriquin - Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Fiercely protective of his little brother, his friends called him ‘the protector.’ As a bouncer, he aimed to make people smile.
by Ken MacQueen - Thursday, October 31, 2013
A mother and lawyer, she battled cancer three times. After losing her arm, she learned to change diapers left-handed.
by Aaron Hutchins - Tuesday, October 29, 2013
A talented musician, teacher and interpreter, his passion was helping others
by Rosemary Westwood - Wednesday, October 23, 2013
In skydiving, a sport filled with big jumps and bigger personalities, Mario was the humble tinkerer
by Jane Switzer - Friday, October 18, 2013
A father of five girls, his daughters were ‘kind of his boys, too.’ On the farm, he had no trouble finding work for idle hands.
by Rosemary Westwood - Tuesday, October 15, 2013
A natural pilot, he was as passionate about aviation as he was about punctuality. His latest project was restoring antique clocks.
by Aaron Hutchins - Saturday, October 5, 2013
She travelled the world in search of new experiences. Her latest passion was organic farming.
by Aaron Hutchins - Tuesday, October 1, 2013
He left home at 15 to work on farms and in bush camps. In old age, he longed to return to the place he was born.
by Rosemary Westwood - Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Once shy, he developed a love of heavy metal music and tattoos. He was proud to land a job building Canada’s tallest condo tower.
by Manisha Krishnan - Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Giving and artistic, she wouldn’t pass a busker without offering a donation. A fearless streak made her a natural circus performer.
by Katherine DeClerq - Tuesday, September 10, 2013
‘NASCAR and bagpipes — that was my dad’
by Aaron Hutchins - Wednesday, September 4, 2013
He survived childhood health scares and the Cambodian genocide. In Canada, he found his voice and a sense of freedom.
by Aaron Hutchins - Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Loyal son, doting grandfather, and the eldest brother in a family of fishermen, he refused to let diabetes keep him from the sea
by Michael Friscolanti - Tuesday, August 13, 2013
He fled Czechoslovakia for a better life in Canada. An expert glider pilot, even an astronaut once sought out his instruction.
by Rosemary Westwood - Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Fiercely competitive and hard-working, he rose through the legal ranks. After a long career, he had big retirement plans.
by Julie Smyth - Wednesday, July 24, 2013
An athletic and handsome boy, he lost his way until a new job uncovered a hidden talent
by Tamsin McMahon - Wednesday, July 17, 2013
An avid outdoorsman and a promising conservation officer, he relished undercover work busting poachers
by Jane Switzer - Wednesday, July 10, 2013