Lloyd Macilquham, born and raised in Toronto, chose Nanaimo to raise his family because of the clean environment, beautiful mountains and warm hospitality the region has to offer. Mr. Macilquham obtained his Doctor Degree in Law (JD) from the University of Toronto as well as a M.Sc. in mathematics.
Mr. Macilquham has been active in the community over the years and is a strong believer in social democracy and participation by all. Amongst his many community activities Mr. Macilquham has served, on a voluntary basis, as secretary on the Board of Directs for Bloor Information and Life Skills Service, Public Relations Chair on the Toronto Chinatown Community Development Association, and legal counsel to a number of community groups, including one for professional women. He has participated in numerous campaigns at all levels of government, particularly at the federal level.
Mr. Macilquham feels strongly that it is his turn to give something back to our society for all the benefits he has received, especially in regards to his education. Also, with his unique background and varied experience, he is in an excellent position and has the ability to serve his community and Canada well.
He also understands the importance of building a strong economic base for the community. He believes there is a window of opportunity for Canada to establish itself as a world leader in technology.
He is married with two young children.