Hartland MacDougall was the embodiment of the central Canadian establishment, and the scion of an elite Montreal business family. In 1849, his paternal grandfather's uncle founded the brokerage firm that became MacDougall, MacDougall and MacTier Inc. (now known as ''3 Macs''). His maternal grandfather was a Molson, of brewery fame. His sister-in-law married into the McConnell clan, onetime sugar barons who owned The Montreal Star.
Matriarch, veteran, teacher, nurse. Born on June 22, 1911, in Rothesay, N.B.; died on April 23, 2014, in Rothesay, aged 102.Margaret was a descendant of Thomas Fairweather, a United Empire Loyalist who landed at Saint John Harbour in 1783. Her grandfather, A.C. Fairweather, purchased a house and farm called Firshade in the early 1880s. This family home was a central anchor for Margaret throughout her lifetime.