Dan Whittal

Where did you grow up?

Wallaceburg, ON.

What was your first job?

Corn Detasselling.

What is your favourite Chatham-Kent pastime?

Going to the beach at Mitchell’s Bay, Rondeau or Erieau.

What is your favourite season?

Autumn. Thanksgiving and it means Christmas is on the way!

Who was your local inspiration/role model?

Mike Dymond, my first karate teacher in Wallaceburg.  He was a role model who taught the importance of fitness and integrity.

What did you do after high school?

Attended Laval University in Quebec City.

What are you doing now?

I’m a lawyer and karate instructor.

Why did you come back to Chatham-Kent?

To be closer to family, and to raise my own family in a safe and positive community.

Why live in Chatham-Kent?

  • I have the opportunity to build my own law practice and karate school here
  • It’s close to larger communities without being in them
  • It’s close to lakes/beaches