Paul M. Lagace
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Born in St. George, New Brunswick on a very cold and snowy January 31, 1954, Paul Morel Lagace
is the second of twelve children.
Life experiences would include joining the Canadian Armed Forces
in 1974 where life in the Armored Corps
meant duties in Germany and the Middle East before a transfer to Air Defense led to duties at radar sites across Canada. In 1979, while stationed at Canadian Armed Forces Station Mount Lolo in Kamloops, British Columbia, Paul
met and fell deeply in love with Amy.
In 1980 and 1981 Paul
attended Addictions Studies summer programs at the University of Sherbrooke
which led him to embark on a Bachelor of Arts Program through the Open University of British Columbia
Along with his
Bachelor's Degree, Paul
was awarded the Governor General's Silver Medal for Academic Excellence
at the convocation in 1990.
Retired from the Canadian Armed Forces in 1994 and relocated to Kamloops where he began working as an Addictions Counselor with the Phoenix Centre Corrections Program.
Leaving the Phoenix Centre in 1988 he became the Client Services Coordinator with the AIDS Society of Kamloops where he continues to provide services to people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS.