Seventeen winterers that I know of claim some (well at least 1/2*) Canadian heritage--going back all the way to the Navy days|
of the original station:
Year(s) Name Position/Affiliations 1973 Gerald Davis equipment mechanic US Navy ASA 2001 Jennifer Bird dining attendant RPSC FOOD 2001 John Bird LIDAR Univ. of Illinois SCIENCE 2003 Karina Leppik*** AST/RO Harvard/Smithsonian SCIENCE 2005 Christian Otto physician RPSC MEDICAL 2005 Michael Ray* network engineer RPSC FEMC 2005 Eric Duncan production cook RPSC FOOD 2008 Keith Vanderlinde team member SPT SCIENCE 2009, 2010 Genevieve Ellison waste management RPSC OPS 2009 Michele Gentille sous chef NANA FOOD 2009 Jonathon Miller science tech/HR RPSC SCIENCE 2010 Mel MacMahon** winter site manager RPSC OPS 2011 Renée Nicole Douceur*** winter site manager RPSC OPS 2012 Jean-Pierre (JP) Brunel plumber RPSC/ASC FEMC 2014, 2016, 2017 Matthew Krahn machinist SCIENCE SCOARA/SPT 2016 Craig Knott winter site manager ASC OPS 2016 Mack Van Rossem grantee SCIENCE ICECUBE* during my 2005 winter, one of our musical groups named themselves the "2-1/2 Canadians" :) Michael was the "1/2"
** Mel has both Irish and Canadian heritage
*** Karina and Renée are American. Karina was born in Canada, and Renée was born in Montreal of Canadian ancestry.