Melanson was born in Toronto, Canada. She is married
to a true, salt-of-the-earth Acadian from Scoudouc,
is a retired professor from Seneca College, Toronto,
where she taught for twenty-seven years. She has authored
several computer and related textbooks.
departure from Marg's normal writing venue, The Melanson
Story presented a new and exciting challenge. Little
did she know that The Melanson Story would develop
from a small, six-month project into a major endeavour
that took five years of research and writing to complete.
The end result is a book that, according to Stephen
A. White, Centre d'études acadiennes, Université
the historiography of the Melanson family to a new
level, and certainly deserves the profound appreciation
of all of us."