Greg Slade

Greg Slade

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Greg J. Slade
Born 1960s.
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Son of and [private mother (1930s - unknown)]
Brother of [private brother (1950s - unknown)], , [private brother (1960s - unknown)], [private sister (1960s - unknown)] and [private sister (1970s - unknown)]
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Profile last modified | Created 3 Apr 2015 | Last significant change: 18 Jan 2019
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Greg Slade was born at 5 minutes to midnight on a Tuesday night in Grace Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia.

In 1967, Greg's father drove the family across Canada to celebrate the centennial, visiting every province along the way. Then, in 1973, Greg went on a school field trip to the Northwest Territories and the Yukon, so he had visited every province and territory in Canada. (The government of Canada could not allow this situation to continue, so in 1999, they split off Nunavut as a separate territory, just to spite Greg.)

In 2005, Greg was one of the instigators of the Burrard Inlet Fan Fellowship (BIFF), a science fiction fan club in North Vancouver, British Columbia.


On February 9th, 2013, the most wonderful woman in the world stood up in front of God and everybody at Praise Fellowship in Russell, Pennsylvania and promised to be Greg's wife. Best. Day. Ever.

Notable Relatives

Name Relationship Degrees of Separation Notable As
Robert Slade brother 1 Information security consultant, researcher, instructor, and author
Herbert John Welch great uncle 3 Member of the Legislative Assembly for Comox, and president of the Olympic Logging Company
Stan Wilbee first cousin once removed 4 Member of Parliament for Delta, British Columbia
Stephen West fifth great grandfather 7 Member of the Legislative Assembly of Nova Scotia for Cornwallis
Douglas McCurdy second great aunt's daughter-in-law's first cousin once removed 10 Aviation pioneer and Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia.


Greg attended Maple Grove Elementary School and Magee Secondary School in Vancouver, the Baptist Leadership Training School in Calgary, Alberta, and Vancouver Community College, Langara campus in Vancouver.

In 1983, Greg graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology.

From 1983 to 1986, Greg attended Acadia Divinity College in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. While there, he acted as a student pastor at the United Baptist Church in Middleton, and Mulgrave Park United Baptist Church in Halifax.


In the summer of 1977, Greg was on staff at Keats Camps, Keats Island, British Columbia.

In the summer of 1982, Greg went to Africa for the first time, working with SIM in Niger.

In the summer of 1984, Greg helped to run a day camp in Sechelt, British Columbia which was recognised by the Guinness Book of Records for baking the world’s largest chocolate chip cookie.

In 1990, Greg was interim pastor at Bethel-First Baptist Church in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, and in 1991 he was interim pastor at Comox Community Baptist Church in Comox, British Columbia.

In the summer of 1992, Greg was on a Canadian Baptist Volunteers team to Eritrea. In 1993, Greg returned to Eritrea with SIM, and was present during the UN-supervised referendum which led to Eritrea's independence from Ethiopia.

From 1996 to 1998, Greg worked at the Life Center in Crikvenica, Croatia under Canadian Baptist Volunteers.

From 2000 to 2002, Greg worked at Crossroads International in Hong Kong, where he taught local volunteers how to fix up old computers for donation to other charities around the world.

From 2003 to 2004, Greg worked for a company which makes quality control equipment for paper mills. So if you own a paper mill, and need to figure out ways to get more saleable paper out of your inputs of pulp, water, and energy, he can put you in touch with the right people.

Since 2004, Greg has been working as a computer helpdesk technician and technical writer, so if some of his G2G posts read as if they belong in a computer manual, there's probably a good reason for that.


Greg is part English, part Scottish, part Welsh, part Irish, and possibly part Huguenot.

Greg Slade is 7/16 English.
Greg Slade is 1/4 Scottish.
Greg Slade is 1/16 Welsh.
Greg Slade is 1/32 Irish.
This user is a native speaker of English.
Cet utilisateur peut contribuer avec un niveau élémentaire de français.
Ovaj suradnik posjeduje osnovno znanje hrvatskog jezika.


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This is where a number of my ancestors lived in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, but I'm still figuring out how to track sources in Ontario.
Why, yes. I am a privacy geek. Who wants to know?
I'm a transportation geek as well as a history buff, and I grew up on and around the water, so I'm particularly interested in finding out about the ships on which my ancestors migrated to Canada.
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I love me some WikiTree.

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On 18 Jan 2019 at 01:21 GMT Jenny Grainger wrote:

Loved your profile - gave me a much-needed lift !

Thank you.

On 24 Aug 2018 at 21:12 GMT Greg Slade wrote:

Dear fellow WikiTreers,

If you want to contact me or ask me a question, please use the "send private message" link (, rather than posting your message here. Thanks.

On 23 Nov 2016 at 16:01 GMT Brett Rutherford wrote:

Hi Greg,

I have not been able to find anymore information on the death of Selina Louisa Slade. I took her name and info from her profile without looking at parents and siblings and then through searching built the same family around her that you have. The only new information I have are pictures of her parents posted by a Brenda Wilbee on I can send you a copy if you like.

Queen Victoria Greg is 18 degrees from Robin Helstrom, 19 degrees from Katy Jurado and 18 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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