Donna M. Ivey was born in Toronto where she managed information research in business libraries, wrote the History of Consumers' Gas and contributed research to several international publications. She continued historical and biographical publishing in Bracebridge, Ontario, and has recently written papers on Sir John A. Macdonald and his times for the Kingston Historical Society.
J. Patrick Boyer is a constitutional lawyer, political science professor, veteran of the House of Commons, journalist, and author of some twenty books on Canadian history, law, politics, and governance. He also frequently comments on Canadian public affairs for various media outlets. Patrick lives in Muskoka and Toronto.