Married to Shelly (nee Culligan) who is originally from Belledune, NB and is a St FX University Nursing graduate. She has spent the majority of her career working with premature infants and children at the Grace Maternity /IWK hospitals for 30+ years.

They have two adult children- Kate and Colin. Both are graduates of C P Allen High School (Bedford, NS) and St FX University. Kate is married to Alistair and they live in Edinburgh, Scotland. Colin is engaged to Leslie and they live in Halifax, NS. 

Shelly, Ed, Colin and Leslie

Ed’s parents Ed and Aggie in 2019

Ed supporting his favorite team X!