Building Character: Stories from Orillia’s Remarkable YMCA, 1889-1955 David pursued a very diverse science undergraduate career at U of T, attaining adegree in psychology and zoology, but exploring such diverse courses as geology, calculus and astronomy. His main diversion was the varsity swim team, where he was a mainstay, representing Canada at the World University Games in Romania in 1983. After graduation, he pursued a Doctor of Chiropractic degree and has been in private practice ever since.
David has broken world records in masters swimming, volunteered on
several city committees, organizes an annual cross the bay swim, hosts
canoe trips for the local swim team and helped design the city's
As an avid reader of history and a long time YMCA supporter (and past president) the opportunity to unravel the storied history of Orillia's Y was irresistable, resulting in his first book, Building Character.
Canadian history. There are too many to list.
U of T Memory
A third year zoology course in Animal Distribution. The major project was to design a board game demonstrating some of the concepts of animal distribution. Hailing from a games oriented family, this was right up my alley and totally absorbing (and I got a great mark!).