Cardinal Coach Tours

Our Team

Cardinal Coach Tours is a small, locally-owned business based in Lindsay, Ontario. Our team members are dedicated to doing their best to make your travel experience highly enjoyable and worry free! Below is a little information about our team, in a nutshell...................




Jim Knight
Owner/Tour Manager

 Jim has been affiliated with Lakeshore Tours & Travel and the Bowmanville office since 1991. Over the years the company has assisted thousands of travellers with their corporate, vacation and group travel needs. Today Lakeshore Tours & Travel offers hundreds of day excursions as well as longer duration tours throughout North America and internationally.  Cardinal Coach Tours in Lindsay is a welcome addition to our tour and travel family and we look forward to offering our many past, present and future Cardinal Coach Tour guests new and interesting travel destinations. If you require any assistance with planning a tour or have any tour suggestions, Jim would like to hear from you and can be contacted at either the Bowmanville or Lindsay offices.

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Beverly Knight
Owner/Tour Manager

Bev brings many years of experience as well as strong communication and organizational skills to the Lindsay office, as well as her knowledge of the travel and tour industry. She would like to continue to create the tours that bring not only value to our clients but satisfying and memorable experiences.

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Lynne Downey
Tour Consultant

Lynne is a long time resident of the City of Kawartha Lakes. She had a career in travel as a counsellor at the Bay Travel in Toronto and then became Travel Manager with American Express Travel. Recently she has taught both business and travel at a career college. With her travel knowledge and experience she is looking forward to assisting you with all your inquiries and reservations here in the Cardinal office.

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Pat Eagan
Tour Consultant

Pat was born and raised in Peterborough and moved to Lindsay in 1971. She retired from the City of Kawartha Lakes in 2011. Pat enjoys playing cards, bowling, attending her grandhildren's sporting activities and volunteering at the local legion. She looks forward to assisting you in the Cardinal office.

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Angela Stoner
Tour Consultant

Angela is from Toronto and has also lived in Vancouver, and has called Kawartha Lakes her home for the last 18 years. She is a graduate of Fleming College in the Hospitality Management program and has worked in the field here, as well as Toronto and Vancouver. Angela is looking forward to meeting all of our clients and assisting them with their motorcoach reservations.

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Judy Silverthorn

Tour Director

Judy is a retired government employee who loves to travel and rediscover places of the past. She entertains travellers with amazing stories and jokes. Judy's shopping strategies makes her the perfect tour guide for our popular shopping tours. Judy looks forward to meeting you and sharing travel experiences. ______________________________________________________________________

Verda Gross

Tour Director

Verda has been a resident of Kawartha Lakes since 2011 after moving here from Hamilton, where she was a Medical Secretary for 25 years. Since retiring she has been busy making new friends and volunteering where needed. Verda enjoys reading, shuffleboard, travelling and spending time with her grandchildren. As the newest member of the Cardinal Team, she looks forward to meeting all of our customers, as a new chapter in her life begins.


Don Parson

Tour Director

Don has joined us here at Cardinal with much experience travelling the country, not as a passenger, but as a coach driver. Many of you will recognize him when he drove for Coach Canada as well as Foley Bus Lines. He retired from driving but realized he was not meant to retire from travelling. We welcome Don to our team, and he looks forward to seeing familiar faces on his tours.