For seventeen years Donald Allan Gillmore gathered materials about Canada for his six-volume, 2575-page, hardcover collection of encyclopedic facts and stories, Uniquely Canadian. Encompassing, describing natural characteristics, Canadian inventions, fascinating Canadian people and their accomplishments, etc. This pot pourri has been divided into 28 categories. It is marketed by True People Endeavours Inc., 185-911 Yates Street, Suite 308, Victoria, BC, Canada, V8V 4Y9.
Gillmore was born in Hamilton, Ontario, and grew up in Sarnia, Ontario, then Regina, Saskatchewan. Later he lived in Ottawa, Breckinridge, Quebec; Waterloo, Stratford, Victoria and Taipei, Taiwan. He has visited 38 countries. He is a graduate in business administration from Athabasca University in Alberta.