The Canso Causeway connects Cape Breton Island with the mainland but the Strait area straddles both shores. And so does John Ouellette.
As an employee of Bell Aliant, his job takes him throughout north eastern Nova Scotia while his volunteer commitments keep him firmly planted on the Island, with a view to building the future.
John is a board member and former employee of the Strait Highlands Regional Development Association. The 44 year old is also the President of the Strait Area Chamber of Commerce.
John Ouellette (runs 16:04)