At a glance
Name: Nancy Johnson.
Hometown: Carmangay, Alta. Family: Two children: Alex, 26, and Lucas, 22, both living in Calgary, Alta.
Nickname: Gidget. First job: Graveyard shifts as a waitress at a 24-hour coffee joint in Calgary. I was 15.
Leisure time: “I don’t do idle well and love to keep active. My favourite things are music, photography, walking, gardening, billiards, water sports and travel.” Trait in people you most admire: “Honesty, without a doubt.”
Favourite motto or saying: “Whether you think you can, or whether you think you can’t — you’re right.”
Favourite place to travel: “I am in love with a little village in southern Italy, Praiano, and travel there twice a year.”