Keith McNeill

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Newspaper editor
Location Clearwater, B.C., Canada
Introduction Over a total of eight months in 1987 and 1989 I walked from Clearwater, BC, to Toronto, ON, a distance of about 4,000 km. Purpose of the walk was to have been a round-the-world pilgrimage to India and back to honor Mahatma Gandhi. Unfortunately, a minor but persistent foot injury (plantar fasciitis) forced an end to the walk. However, as this blog shows, the walk continues, but in a different form. 'Presently, I am the editor of the Clearwater-North Thompson Times in Clearwater. In 2011 and 2014 the Canadian Community Newspaper Association awarded the Times first place for best all round newspaper in its circulation class. The Times has been a top three finalist 10 times for General Excellence with BC and Yukon Community Newspaper Association in its circulation class during the 13 years I have been editor, and won first place in 2006, 2010 and 2014. My hobbies include hiking, cross-country skiing, and photography. I was born in North Vancouver, B.C., Canada. In 1971 I graduated with a B.Sc. in Biology from Notre Dame University of Nelson, B.C. I was in Freetown, Sierra Leone (West Africa) for two years, 1974 and 1975, doing research on oyster culture.