Supply teacher by day, city councillor by night, Robert is a well-known community leader and speaker. He is passionate about climate change, social justice, democratic reform, and good jobs. Robert is also the chair of the National Basic Income Canada Youth Network and board member of the Climate Caucus.
When not working with his students, for his constituents, or at City Hall, Robert can be found engaging to non-profit organizations and campus groups on advocacy and environmental issues. He also likes to design houses, read theology, hike, and spend time with family and friends.
Robert with students from Queen’s University political studies summer institute aftera seminar on provincial politics (2018).
Robert earned his honours degree (history) from Trent University and his education and masters degrees (public administration) from Queen’s University. His academic research focuses on seniors’ health and aging-well.