Prideaux, Mel

  • Mel Prideaux was born in Regina, Saskatchewan.   He grew up during the Great Depression, and had to face many challenges that an average family had to face.  He enlisted in the army with a couple friends before they were to go to university , but Mel was encouraged to become a training officer instead of going overseas with them.  After the war he went to Queen’s university and got a degree.  He then became a teacher and taught mostly English and history.  After teaching for several years he was promoted and eventually became an inspector.  Mel Prideaux was interviewed at Sunnybrook by Anthony Radford-Grant, Yuka Fan, Alex Wang, and Bora Kutun on September 22nd, 2017.