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 Robin Chinkiwsky Bio:

  • Grandfather immigrated from the Ukraine 1918.

  • Grandparents on Mothers side, Ottawa Valley Ritchie/Kennedy. ( Irish)

  • Worked in Grandfathers and fathers butcher shop "Carling Groceteria" late  50's

  • Family ran Bill's I.G.A. on Preston St, Ottawa, & Canterbury I.G.A. Arch St, Ottawa.

  • I moved to Merrickville, December 1979.

  • Married a local girl, Karen Davidson & have three boys Christopher, James & Andrew.

  • I have been serving the Merrickville & surrounding area in retail & service industry for over 45 years.( owner of Merrickville Grocery, Pronto, North Gower Grocery, The Merrick Hotel & Jester's Restaurant.)

  • Opened the only existing real estate office in Merrickville for over 18 years. ( Over 25 years in Real Estate, previously with Rideau Valley Real Estate. Prudential Real Estate. Bought a Remax Alliance franchise. Current  built my own real estate company, 3.5 Realty Ltd)

  • Personal achievements early years:

  • Teen years, showed in area Horse shows, including Royal Winter Fair, Simcoe ( First place Quarter horse yearling), Syracuse. Picture a linage below. ( Also many Rodeo shows, White Horse Ranch, Shawville, Pinto Valley Ranch.)

  • Later years Graduated "Jim Russell Racing School" purchased Titan Mark 5 formula ford from Europe, raced for two years at Mosport, Saint Jovite, SanAir, Three Rivers, with notables like Gilles Villeneuve, Lorne Progosh. view search on google "robin chinkiwsky racing" 

  • Personal Recent Achievements:

  •  Prudential in becoming E-Certified, a member of the Million Dollar club 2003, a winner of the President's Circle award 2004 & winner of The 2005, 2006 & 2007 Leading Edge Society award.

  • Broker status  Summer 2007.

  • Awarded Re/Max franchise May 2009 !

  • Owner of Remax Alliance Ltd. ( 2009-2016)

  • Owner with wife Karen,  of www.Inch of

  • C0-Owner with son James, of Village Creek Soap works Ltd. Sold 2016

  • Owner Broker of Record.  3.5 Realty Ltd 2017 ,new concept ( Serving Ottawa and the Valley.)

  • CONTACT: 613-302-8852


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Mosport/ 1972

St'Jovite /   1972

Kemptville/ Oct/2013, only twice thats enough!

Morden's Billy / Quarter Horse  60's

Mom, Dad ( Bill's I.G.A.) Karen/2012

3.5 Realty web site:


Web site owner and developer for Village Reunion Preston  St.

Preston St 1955

With Dad and Brother.

Hockey Smiths Falls.jpg

Hockey Smiths Falls 80's

OLd timers Hockey 2017

Re/Max Office/ Merrickville!


Family Chinkiwsky!

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