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Hi I'm Grant

I'm a medical doctor, I have served as a Member of Parliament. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in Montreal, Quebec during WWII. We moved to Alberta soon after and I lived in all three western provinces. I attended Medical School in Edmonton where I was baptized at age 21. I married Susan in 1966. We moved to a rural town in 1970 and started my medical practice. We raised one daughter, six sons and a foster son. In 1993 I was elected to the national government in Ottawa, becoming the third LDS member of parliament. I served for ten years and then returned to medicine. Sue and I are just about to leave for Accra Ghana to serve as the West Africa medical adviser.

Why I am a Mormon

I gained a testimony by fasting and praying about the Book of Mormon after receiving the discussions from two missionaries. The feeling that I got was undeniable and I have tried to live the gospel ever since. A devout spouse has made the journey easier. We have recently been Temple ordinance workers which has been another spiritual boost. I have a happy life largely due to the gospel standards that I try my best to live.

How I live my faith

The church gives you lots of chances for service. I served as a youth leader, a Bishop, a High Councillor and served as well in Public Affairs. My favorite church job has been home teaching needy sisters. There are usually house projects to help with, automobile service to perform and general things like moving help that are well received by someone living alone. There is nothing more satisfying than providing volunteer help.