Brenda was born in Portage la Prairie and graduated from Portage Collegiate Institute in 1971. After attending Red River College, she joined the Federal public service in June, 1972 and worked in various government departments in Human Resources.
Brenda met Gord in 1974 and they were married in December of that year.
Gordon was born in New Glasgow, N.S. and, as the son of a minister, attended school in various locations in the Maritimes, Ontario and Saskatchewan. He graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and was employed by the Province of Manitoba in various capacities from 1972 until his retirement in July 2004. His work experience included: CGA articling, Activities Coordinator, Manager day programs, Director Information Management, and Executive Director Manitoba Housing.
Daniel was born in Portage la Prairie; they lived there until 1986 when they moved to Winnipeg.
Brenda enjoys reading, stained glass and all types of crafts and in his retirement Gord is enjoying their cottage, golfing, reading and music.
Gord and Brenda moved to Vancouver in 2006.