About the Author

Rick Antonson

Born in Vancouver in 1949, Rick Antonson attended Simon Fraser University and started Antonson Publishing and Nunaga Publishing in the early 1970s. In the mid-1980s Rick worked as vice-president and general manager of Douglas & McIntyre, also serving as president of the Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia. He left publishing to become vice president of the Great Canadian Railtour Company Ltd., operating a train service between Vancouver and the Canadian Rockies. This led to his role as president and CEO of Tourism Vancouver. Rick has also served as chairman of the Oceans Blue Foundation, a group that works to encourage a more environmentally responsible approach to tourism in the Pacific Northwest. Rick was on the Board of Directors for Vancouver/Whistler 2010 Olympic Winter Games Bid Corporation and has served as co-chairman for the BC Special Olympics.

Books by this Author
Route 66 Still Kicks

Route 66 Still Kicks

Driving America's Main Street
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Slumach's Gold

Slumach's Gold

In Search of a Legend
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To Timbuktu for a Haircut

To Timbuktu for a Haircut

A Journey Through West Africa
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Whistle Posts West

Whistle Posts West

Railway Tales from British Columbia, Alberta, and Yukon
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