Who We Are


Jonathan Miles was born in Cape Breton and lived in Nova Scotia until he graduated from university.  He moved to Toronto in 2002 to pursue a career in finance.  He is currently employed at G Adventures.  He has lived in the Leslieville neighbourhood since 2006. Jonathan enjoys playing with his daughters and hanging out with his friends.  He also has a passion for travel.


Meighan Ferris-Miles was born in rural Ontario and as a teenager she lived in various cities in Ontario and Québec to train as a competitive figure skater.  She attended Dalhousie University in Halifax and later obtained her law degree from University of Windsor.  She moved to Toronto in 2005 to pursue a career as a lawyer.  She is currently employed at Scotiabank.  She has lived with Jonathan in the Leslieville neighbourhood since 2006. Meighan enjoys seeing things for the first time through the eyes of her children.  She shares Jonathan’s passion for travel.


Greg Dickie was born and raised in Southwestern Ontario until his family moved to Atlantic Canada just before University.  Greg attended Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where his first friend was Jonathan.  Greg was even out with Jonathan when he met Meighan for the first time.  Working at BDC, he remains in Halifax and is responsible for financing and consulting in the province.  Greg enjoys biking, sailing and travelling with his wife, daughter and son.  Greg, Jonathan and their families remain the closest of friends.

We also owe a HUGE thank-you to our superhero volunteers without whom none of this would be possible:

  • Eric Boyce – website development
  • Janet Butler-McPhee – communications and media relations consultant
  • Nicole Chrolavicius – Miles for Smiles fundraising co-ordinator
  • Meghan Cox – Miles for Smiles event chair
  • Sharon Saporta – website design

And a special thanks to Chris Henderson of Comics by Chris for creating a beautiful logo for the Foundation!