Aviation pioneer most famous for founding the Canadian airline Wardair in 1953. He is a member of both Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame and the Canadian Business Hall of Fame.
He served in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II.
His autobiography, "The Max Ward Story," was published in 1991.
He married Marjorie Skelton in 1944. They have four children.
He and fellow entrepreneur Ron Southern are both Officers of the Order of Canada.