Our Team

Undercurrent Youth Centre Founder and Director


David Sawler, and wife Shirley, grew up in Cape Breton, and after working in mainland Nova Scotia and Oakville, ON they decided to return to their hometown to start Lighthouse and Undercurrent Youth Centres.

He is a long time adventure and extreme sport fan and participant. When not working you may find him hiking, skateboarding, or some other way of getting hurt. His biggest passion is to see youth culture in the CBRM change so that poverty, addiction, and hopelessness end and that every child and youth can reach their full potent