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By Alexander D. McNaught

ISBN-10: 1460005937

ISBN-13: 9781460005934

Alex McNaught used to be raised on a farm locally of Wallbridge the place he attended the Wallbridge Public university (SS #13 Sidney) and the Wallbridge United Church. he's a graduate of Quinte Secondary tuition, Belleville and the collage of recent Brunswick, Fredericton, N.B., the place he earned BPE, BA and M.Ed. degrees.

He was once instrumental within the urban of Quinte West choice in 2009 to designate the location of the unique Sidney city corridor a old website and to set up a park on that web site to commemorate the historical value of Wallbridge.

In 2013, town of Quinte West awarded him with the Volunteer of Excellence Award for renovation of our historical past and heritage.

He wrote the preferred “From the Hack” curling column within the Intelligencer; besides, a number of of his columns have been reprinted through Curl Canada and lots of newspapers throughout Canada. As a member of the nationwide activity strength on Children’s Play (1974–77), he authored the acclaimed reasonable Play Codes for kids in activity (1979) for the Canadian Council on kids and early life below fee of the health and novice recreation department, division of nationwide health and wellbeing and Welfare. It was once followed and tailored via municipalities and nationwide and provincial recreation governing our bodies in Canada, the united kingdom, and Australia for setting up constant sportsmanlike behaviour for all teams that impression teenagers in sport.

He used to be provided a Fellowship within the Canadian organization of future health, actual schooling, and game in 1980, and chosen an Olympic torchbearer for the 2010 Vancouver iciness Olympics.

He retired to where of his roots the place he retains busy conserving an acreage and vacationing to Vancouver and Halifax to go to his grandchildren.

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