Lead singer of the alternative rock group Our Lady Peace. He also released The Hunter's Lullaby and other solo albums.
He studied criminology at the University of Toronto.
He co-wrote the song "Where Is Your Heart?" for pop singer Kelly Clarkson.
He married and had three children with singer-songwriter Chantal Kreviazuk.
He co-wrote the song "Outside of You" with his wife. The tune was later featured on a Hilary Duff album entitled Dignity.