Cal was born in Medicine Hat, Alberta and spent the majority of his youth in Lethbridge, Alberta. He graduated from Lethbridge Collegiate Institute and then continued on to get a Business Administration Degree – Accounting Major from Lethbridge Community College.
After marrying his wife, Dianne, in 1981, he continued his studies and became a Certified General Accountant and his career has seen him working for businesses in agriculture, oil and gas and currently in construction.
Calvin and Dianne have lived in the Calgary area since 1983. Both of their children, Jordan and Carissa, were born and raised in the Calgary area. In 2003, they moved to Chestermere, Alberta where they currently reside.
Cal has been a member of the Strathmore Golf Club since 2008 and feels the attraction of the Strathmore Golf Club was the rural atmosphere, the close proximately to Chestermere and the shape the course was in compared to other in the area.