David Gray’s (Grayhound Information Services) website is www.arcticgrayhound.ca
David is a researcher, writer, and filmmaker, specializing in the areas of environment, parks, local history, arctic ecology, and immigrant history. His research interests are Arctic mammals, the history of Arctic exploration, the Canadian toy industry, and early immigration from India to Canada.
David has curated two Virtual Museum of Canada exhibitions (Ukaliq: the Arctic Hare in 2005 and Northern People: Northern Knowledge: the Story of the Canadian Arctic Expedition of 1913-1918 in 2003). He is a Research Associate at both the Canadian Museum of Nature (CMN) and the Canadian Museum of Civilization (CMC), and is a Research Affiliate at the Canadian Circumpolar Institute at the University of Alberta.
David has directed and produced six recent documentary films.His Arctic wildlife footage has been used in several online exhibits and in museum exhibitions including Lost Visions, Forgotten Dreams at CMC and Arctic Odyssey at CMN. Between 1980 and 1990 David was scientific advisor for five documentary films on Arctic wildlife. For Pierre Perrault's 1996 NFB film, Ice Warriors, David provided assistance during on-location shooting on Ellesmere Island, helped with logistics, and provided scientific advice.
In 2011, David’s documentary film, Canadian Soldier Sikhs, won Best Documentary award at New York International Sikh Film Festival and a Creative Media Award at the Sikh Arts & Film Festival in California.