grant writing, policy analysis, op-ed writing, program evaluation, content development,
political analysis, creative writing, cycling, photography
Secondary School level Bachelor of Education: Social Sciences specialty (History, Religion, Philosophy, Post- Colonial Literature)
International Development Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Political Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, American History, World History, Economics, Race and Gender Studies.
Post-graduate studies in Journalism with a focus on long-form essay writing, investigative journalism. Did not finish due to family emergency and resulting personal responsibilities.
Two year diploma program in understanding the business aspects of working in agriculture - farm financial analysis, project analysis, investment analysis.
Grant writing, project development, project assessment, funding review, government report writing, public speaking, speech writing, workshop presentation.
He has written for a variety of newsletters: non-profit monthly newsletters, union newsletters, youth-serving agency newsletters.
Non-profit grant writing for city, provincial, and federal grant opportunities. He has also been retained as a New Program Reviewer by the United Way to access incoming grant proposals.
Part of team to development Annual Report and new five year strategic plan for a large multi-sector non-profit developing programming for pre-school through to senior services.