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Copthorne Macdonald

Copthorne Macdonald is a writer, independent scholar and communcations engineer. Cop, as he is called by his friends, has followed the story of the Confederation Bridge from the time it was discussed as a public/private venture in the mid 198s to its completion.

After receiving his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering, Cop developed the slow-scan TV system that is still used around the world by ham radio operators. He managed the Electronic Design Department of one corporation and was the Director of Research for another.

Cop's publishing record includes 125 articles, papers and column installments. He is the author of four books including: Toward Wisdom: Finding Our Way to Inner Peace, Love and Happiness, and Getting a Life: Strategies for Joyful and Effective Living. His work has been featured on the CBC Radio series IDEAS.

Copthorne Macdonald has made Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island his home since 1975.

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