GPC President, Team Mentor:
Johnston, owner of Ki Fitness Personal Training, is
a sport-conditioning specialist that has been training
people from all walks of life since 1998.
In 2004 it was apparent that if Canadian lifters wished
to excel internationally, then a club needed to be formed,
bringing strength minded athletes together in the pursuit
of personal and team orientated excellence. Brian, Mario,
and Corey got together and Independent Powerlifting
was born boasting the largest team membership and training
facility in Canada.
Brian is president of Global Powerlifting Committee-Canada,
which is the governing body for the majority of Independent's
As well as meet promoter for National and International
competitions, Brian is also a certified world level
With his first powerlifting competition in 1986,he still
maintains his elite status to date through National
and International wins.
As a multiple World record holder, Brian was nominated
to the top 20 ALL Time Best Ever 198lb Squatters.
GPC co-founder, Team Mentor:
has been involved in Powerlifting for more than 10
years and competes Nationally and Internationally
for Canada. He is a Multiple time World Champion and
World record holder in various weight and age classes
and the co-founder of Independent Powerlifting. Independent
Powerlifting is a team of individuals from all walks
of life that are committed and dedicated to the pursuit
of strength regardless of federation.