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Robert McMechan

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Robert McMechan is a tax lawyer in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He is a proud product of Deloraine, Manitoba, where he was raised by his parents Bill and Sylvia McMechan. After practising tax law for many years, he obtained a Ph.D. in tax law from Osgoode Hall Law School, York University in 2012. Robert is a co-author and author of nationally and internationally acclaimed tax publications, and has been a tax law course instructor for more than 20 years for the Canadian Bar Association. Robert is an avid long distance runner, having completed 25 marathons, in addition to many half marathons and 10K's, etc. He organizes and participates in a Canada-U.S. team ("Lickety Splits") that competes in 200 mile relays in Canada and the U.S. He is also a ...more

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"Allison's Brain" Presentation to Canadian Federation of University Women of Kanata History Group

"Allison's Brain" presentation to The Canadian Federation of University Women of Kanata History Group to take place on Friday, June 10, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. at Kanata Senior Center.
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A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
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Lots of great humour and very long on facts relative to places visited during the marathon walk.
Allison's Brain by Robert McMechan
"An inspiring true story of a woman recovery, Allison, from a giant brain aneurism. After the surgery, Allison is left with severe impairment. The unconditional love of her husband and the courage, stubbornness and love for music of Allison through..." Read more of this review »
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