ABOUT

Paul Langan


Author


Paul Langan has written five local history booklets and one book on a national topic, Forgotten Monorails of Canada (2020). He was responsible for a compilation book. His newest book "Forgotten Monorails of Canada" is available on December 15th, 2020.  He currently is working on his next book titled, The History of Opera and Operetta in the Waterloo County and Region".


Family


Debra Langan is professor at WLU Brantford. Son Dylan Langan has a Masters in Community Music and is the Conductor, Composer and Artistic Director currently with the Vera Causa Opera Company Daughter Katie Langan, has her Master of Applied Human Nutrition and is a Registered Dietitian. She works as a dietitian at Centre for Bariatric Excellence at Guelph General Hospital. She also coaches youth beach competitive volleyball.
 

High Speed Rail Canada


Paul  has been fighting for increased passenger rail service in Canada for over 20 years.He is the founder of High Speed Rail Canada. It is an educational online resource centre on high speed rail.  http://www.highspeedrailcanada.com.

Community Youth Sports Volunteer


Paul has volunteered most of his adult life in youth sports organizations. He currently is the founder of Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club. http://www.scorpionsvolleyball.ca

Occupational Health & Safety


Paul Langan had worked as Occupational Health & Safety and Transportation Dangerous Goods Coordinator for 26 years in the federal government. He has developed and implemented a comprehensive Laboratory Occupational Health & Safety Programs and Manuals. He has developed Shipping Biological Samples Guidebooks and Training. He also worked in private for the agri-food industry doing OSH.

Recognition Awards Given to Paul Langan


2016 - Ontario Volleyball Association Recognition Award
2014 - Cambridge Sports Contributor of the Year Award
2012 - Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal Recipient
2011 - Ontario Volleyball Association Male Developmental Coach of the Year Award
2001 - Rudolph Boost Heritage Award - City of Cambridge