Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail

Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail is a writer, historian and speaker who specializes in telling hidden stories connected to Canada's past online, in print, and through presentations. She is the author of For the Love of Flying: The Story of Laurentian Air Services (2009) and the forthcoming Polar Winds: A Century of Flying the North (2014). She was the first female president of the Canadian Aviation Historical Society in its fifty-year history, and was named Chatelaine's Maverick of the Year as well as to Avenue's Top 40 Under 40 list for her work. She lives in Edmonton, Alberta with her husband, son, and pets and is serving as the city's Historian Laureate until 2016.