Regular by-line contributor,
Small World column, Brandon Sun
Working with groups on organizational development, strategic
planning, matching values to activities, and improving project
planning and reporting skills.
feel free to contact me if you are
The Fair Trade Handbook: Building a Better World,
Fernwood Publishing, published October
Listen to my interview about the book on the podcast
"Talking with Green Teachers"
in International Development, UBC: "Project Planning &
Proposal Writing" and "Evaluating International Development Work."
Sessional Lecturer, International Development Studies, Menno Simons College, University of Winnipeg
Local distributor of fair trade products, such as coffee, tea,
chocolate, clothing and handicrafts.
positions at MCIC as
international projects officer, program coordinator and fair
trade outreach coordinator, 2004
Chair, Youth Community Partnership – a
youth-led project in Gimli, Manitoba.
Member, Manitoba Round Table for Sustainable Development.
Executive Director, Marquis Project, Brandon, Manitoba
(International Development NGO), 1979
Various other work in international development
agencies, 1969 to 1979.
Future Experience (?):
I am always looking for opportunities to use my knowledge and
skills if people have projects or contracts in mind. Please feel
free to contact me!
Master of Arts Degree in History, University
of Manitoba (1975).
Bachelor of Arts Degree (Honours) in
History, University of Manitoba (1971).
Over the years, I have been active in
international development, environmental, multicultural
and peace efforts in Manitoba, across Canada and overseas.
I have been a member and supporter of many organizations
and on many committees and boards.
Award, presented by Fairtrade Canada, Fall
Canada's Champions of
Change nominee in this program sponsored by CBC
Interlake Volunteer of the Year finalist
in Community Futures East Interlake regional awards,
Global Citizen Award presented
International Development Week, from the Marquis Project,
The Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal
for making “a significant contribution to Canada, to his
community and to his fellow Canadians,” December 2002.
Sustainable Development Award
for International Work, presented to the Marquis Project
in 1997 by the Premier of Manitoba.
Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) Prairie Regional
Award for Development Education, February 1995.