1953 Chris moves to Cobourg on May 10, begins working as a truck driver for Jenkins Cartage Co., and moves into a boarding house at 434 Victoria Street.
1954 On September 5, Chris moves to Toronto into a boarding house at 210 Cottingham Street.
1954 Chris begins working for Atlas Sheet Metal on September 6.
Early 1955 Chris leaves Atlas Sheet Metal to work for McEwen Sheet Metal.
1955 In March, Chris and his friend Erik Skov move into a boarding house at 65 London Street.
1955 Sigvard Bennedsen graduates from college and begins university.
1956 Sigvard marries Birgit.
1956 In November, Chris moves to 2394A Bloor Street West in Toronto and shares accommodation with his friend Eric Skov.
Late 1956 Connie meets Chris Bennedsen at her father’s shop where Chris often dropped off his laundry.
1958 Ella Bennedsen graduates from elementary school.
1959 Chris becomes a Canadian citizen.
1959 On September 7, Chris and Connie Bennedsen marry at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church.
1959 Chris Bennedsen goes back to work with Atlas on November 2.