Paper route, construction labourer, Campbell's Dairy helper then quit school at grade 11. General Electric - machinist, Outboard Marine - engineer's assistant, Sir Sandford Fleming College - the first to graduate with two diplomas from two full time courses,
ITE Circuit Breaker - Industrial Engineer, Nashua Corp - Senior Industrial Engineer, Westclox - Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Pan Oston - Plant Manager,
Crouse Hinds - Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Raybestos/Echlin - Manager Engineering, Swedfurn - Plant Manager, Royal Homes Peterborough - General Manager
and in 1989 started a Computer Store. A long and varied career starting at age 17 to being the first Internet provider in the region.