The Rev’d Ian M. LaFleur, a graduate of Trinity College, is the son of The Rev’d Vernon and Mrs. Stella LaFleur, husband to Lorraine, father to Candice (Leonard), Dion, Alayna and Alex and, Grandpa or Baha to Nathan and Nila.
A teacher in early life, he has been an entrepreneur and business leader with experience in hospitality, telecommunications and pharmaceutical marketing.
Baptized Anglican, Ian served as an Altar Boy (All Saints, New Amsterdam, Guyana); a licensed Lay Reader (Parish of Coldwater Medonte); a Chorister and Warden (Parish of St Matthew’s, Islington); NCD team member and Chorister (Parish of St James the Apostle, Sharon).
As a Seminarian, he interned at the Philip Aziz Centre; St Matthew’s, Islington; St Paul’s, Bloor St; Toronto Urban Native Ministry; St Matthias, Coldwater; All Saints, Sherbourne St Community Centre; and St James the Apostle, Sharon.
As Deacon, he served at Holy Trinity, Thornhill and, Assistant Curate, at St Andrew’s Scarborough.
He is an avid gardener under Lorraine’s direction, interested in Christian mysticism, dabbles in photography, loves music, and is passionate about Jesus and children.
The Reverend Ian LaFleur began his ministry with St. Cuthbert’s on October 1, 2015.
Gary Forbes holds a Bachelors of Music from Brock University and an A.R.C.T. from the Royal Conservatory of Music, having studied Piano with Dr. Karin DiBella, Dr. Christopher Foley, and Mr. Peter Longworth, and Pipe Organ with Prof. Lesley Kingham. Gary is presently pursuing a Masters of Music in Collaborative Piano under the direction of Prof. Stephen Philcox at the University of Toronto.
Gary works as a private piano teacher in Toronto and Oakville. Most recently he served as Staff Accompaty, accompanying the choral music program on the piano and organ, while actively working as a freelance collaborative pianist at Brock and McMaster Universities, and throughout Southern Ontario. Gary previounist at Brock Universsly worked as Music Director for a number of amateur and professional theatre companies in the Niagara Region, and performed as an accompanist with The Niagara Men’s Chorus, Choralis Camerata, The Niagara Children’s Chorus, The Shaw Festival Theatre, and Niagara Symphony.
Gary joined St. Cutbert’s as our Music Director in August, 2015.
Nikki Clarke holds a Diploma in Social Sciences from John Abbott College and at, McGill University, studied Film and Communications. Nikki earned a Diploma in Early Childhood Education at Sheridan College where she later became an instructor in the Faculty of Early Childhood Education, the School of Business, and Community Development from 1999 to 2009.
As a community worker, Nikki was the program manager for preschool programs at Brampton Neighborhood Resource Centre and Malton Community Centre ( now Ontario Early Years Centres ) working with newly immigrated families, and creating preschool activities.
Nikki is the founder, producer and host of the Nikki Clarke Show. Nikki is currently studying Ministry in the Theology Program at Canada Christian College and an ordained Lay Pastor.
Heather Conolly, Property and Welcome Chair