Canadian politician who was a senior executive and Member of Parliament for Assiniboia in the Canadian House of Commons.
He worked as a teacher before being elected as a New Democratic Party MP in a 1971.
From 1995 to 2001 he served as President and CEO of Credit Union Central of Canada.
He was born and raised in Estevan, Saskatchewan, which is a prairie province in Canada.
In 2001, he was named the first Commissioner of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada by Finance Minister Paul Martin.