G.R. (Gordon) MacDonald

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Gordon MacDonald, ALS
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1999-present
Known for Also a Canada Lands Surveyor


As published in ALS News upon receiving his commission in 1999 and updated in 2005

Gordon was born at Senneterre, Quebec in 1965. His parents were in the military and Gordon was raised at various Pine Tree Lines Stations in Quebec, Ontario and Labrador before coming to Penhold, Alberta in 1978.

He graduated from Innisfail High School in 1983 and then went on to receive a diploma in Survey Technology (honours) from SAIT. In 1993, he graduated with a B.Sc. in Surveying Engineering from the University of Calgary.

Articles were served under Alberta Land Surveyors W.J. Mintz and N.R. Woolgar. The topic of the technical report submitted as part of the qualifying examination was "Treaties and Indian Land Claims in Alberta." Commission as Alberta Land Surveyor #659 was received on June 18, 1999. Gordon is also a Canada Lands Surveyor.

Gordon is also a member of Sheshegwaning First Nations located on Manitoulin Island on Lake Huron.

Leisure activities are hockey, skiing, golf, and mountain biking.