Arrived in Port Alberni with his mother, father and two brothers as a young boy and left as a popular, well-accomplished and mature man.
As a dashing and energetic young man, Jagat Chahil started working for McMillan Bloedel lumber company at the tender age of 19. He worked at various jobs throughout the lumber mill in Port Alberni for 36+ years. He took early retirement to get out of the small pond and venture off into more exciting and more fulfilling adventures. This journey has led him to beautiful Vancouver and trips throughout North America, Asia, Africa and Europe. His hobbies and interests include reading 5+ newspapers daily, cross-word puzzles, gardening, daily fitness regimen + personal trainer (rain, shine or snow) and a part of the neighborhood watch committe/workforce.