WAS THERE A EUREKA MOMENT WHEN YOU DECIDED TO BECOME INVOLVED IN CHARITIES?
As a player with the Edmonton Oilers, we were involved with the Alberta Lung Association. Seeing babies in distress made me feel incredibly responsible to try and help.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE PLACE TO VISIT IN CANADA?
Both coasts, and everything in between. I’ve been lucky enough to have seen all of Canada.
WHAT DO YOU DO IN YOUR LEISURE TIME?
Sports, fishing, golfing, hiking, travelling, theatre and the arts.
AND FLYING YOUR OWN PLANE?
Yes, I flew my family up here for the ceremony.
ISN’T THERE A CONNECTION BETWEEN FLYING AND YOUR RESORT IN THE BAHAMAS?
Well, yes. Since deciding to run a resort with my family on Harbour Island, I learned how to fly. Getting to Harbour Island is not easy, but that’s one reason why people love it.
YOU PLAYED FOR EDMONTON, NEW YORK AND VANCOUVER. DO YOU HAVE A FAVOURITE TEAM?
I still watch a lot of games and am partial to the teams I played for.
WHAT DO YOU LOVE MOST ABOUT CANADA?
The people, the genuine nature of the Canadian people. That galvanizes us as a people.
WHAT’S THE THING PEOPLE MIGHT BE SURPRISED TO LEARN ABOUT YOU? All has been revealed, previously.