Dave Waddington

  • Emigrated here from the UK in 1972 , armed with a degree in Geology and Chemistry.
  • Worked in the oil patch  for a couple of years as a geological  teccy on exploration well sites.
  • Moved in to the construction field. 
  • Obtained a journeyman ticket in carpentry with the Red Seal Certification. 
  • Operated my own construction business since 1981 , specialising in private renovations. 
  • Lived in the community ( Southwood) for over 30 years 
  • My wife, Lynda, is a public health nurse  specialising in Hep C and HIV and works with the more marginalised members of the community.
  • Two of my three children attended Henry Wisewood School . The other one went to EP Scarlett.
  • Scout master at St Andrews United Church for over 10 years and obtained national recognition for the quality of program. 
  • I dabble as an artist  using pastels as a medium . Solo exhibition at Calgary Public Library (Southwood branch) in June and July of this year (2015)

Publications: -Are you paying too much in WCB premiums , The Renovation Magazine , Calgary, 2004