John McDonald was born in Milton, Ontario and is a lifelong resident of Halton.
He graduated from Ryerson Polytechnic Institute and has served as a Member of Council on both Halton Hills and the Region of Halton.
John has conducted extensive research throughout the Halton area since the early 1970’s including numerous presentations and walking tours. This work has resulted in the publication of three books Halton Sketches, Halton Sketches Revisited and Halton’s Heritage.
He is a founding member of the Esquesing Historical Society. John was awarded the Ontario Heritage Community Recognition Program Certificate of Achievement and was recognized for his community efforts and historical research when presented with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal.
John is proud to be an eighth generation resident of Halton.
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