Valerie Mansour is a writer, editor, and documentary film researcher. She writes food features for East Coast Living magazine, profiles new arrivals for Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS), and has researched over 35 film documentaries and series. Valerie was a freelance print and radio journalist for many years and reviewed restaurants for Halifax?s […]
Mary Beth Doucette (MBA) is an industrial engineer with an MBA in community economic development, and is Executive Director of the Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Buisness Studies at CBU.
Keith G. Brown (PhD) is Vice President, International and Aboriginal Affairs and Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Business Studies at Cape Breton University. His professional and academic experience spans local, regional, and national First Nation issues and he is recognized as an international educator, author, and speaker on the subject of cultural tourism marketing.
Dr. Ryan Gibson is the Libro Professor in Regional Economic Development in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development at the University of Guelph. Ryan’s research and community engagement focus on rural and regional development, governance, philanthropy, and public policy. In 2015, Ryan was elected President of the Canadian Community Economic Development Network, a […]
Anne Hunt has had a long and varied career as an early childhood educator, in schools and at the University of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University. An active and widely publishing Research Associate at UNB, Anne was a member of the team at the UNB Early Childhood Centre that implemented kindergarten in the public […]
Christy Woster collected L. M. Montgomery materials for fifty years until her death in 2016. In addition to co-editing this volume of stories, many of which she discovered, Christy also provided hundreds of new citations to the updated Annotated Bibliography of L. M. Montgomery’s Stories and Poems. She was a charter board member of The […]
Carolyn Strom Collins is the author of The Anne of Green Gables Treasury and other “Anne” companion books; she has also published companion books on Little Women and The Secret Garden. Carolyn helped found The Friends of the L. M. Montgomery Institute at UPEI as well as the L. M. Montgomery Literary Society.