Dr. Mark Evans was born in Toronto and raised in Markham, the eldest boy of six siblings. He played competitive hockey up to Provincial Junior A with the Markham Waxers. The highlight of his hockey career was playing with and against great players like Charlie Huddy and Wayne Gretzky. Dr. Evans completed his undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the University of Toronto, then served four years in the Canadian Armed Forces. He met his wife while stationed in Trenton, and together they raised four children, now grown. Dr. Evans is proud to have called Lindsay home for the past twenty-five years.