James's Skills
Business Development
Product Management
User Experience

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About James

I am an Advanced Emergency Care Instructor, Emergency Medical Responder and an Instructor in Marine Advanced First Aid (through Transport Canada) and an Advanced Wilderness and Remote Instructor for the Canadian Red Cross.

I am a Military Employment Training Partner and Educator (MET) and I work on a few technical committees with the Canadian Standard Association, Mississauga Board of Trade and for two not-for-profits. I work in Government Relations and Policy, International Trade and am a formed government employee working in emergency management.

I am a Business Mentor of 5 small businesses and help in business startup for new entrepreneurs who need to get through the government red tape and business setup models which include business and financial plans. I have started 6 businesses and three have been successful, tw2o have been sold and Tips-Canada is my platinum achievement in life.

I enjoy helping people, helping connect people and finding people jobs. I am a corporate business partner with Jobs Canada and a few othe3r employment agencies that work with me in finding positive and gainful employment for people who want it.


Be the Change You Want to See in the World! - Ghandi

Work Experience

CEO & President

Terranova International Public Safety Canada Incorporated (Tips-Canada)

March 2014 - Today

Tips-Canada is a national training partner with the Canadian Red Cross offering first aid training and OHS consultancy from basic first aid to pre-hospital care. Tips-Canada is a federal corporation with its head office in the core of Toronto, and soon to be opening in Saskatoon, SK and in Halifax, NS. Tips-Canada is the leader in a coalition of companies that offers specialized public safety, business continuity, emergency management, medical and disaster response training from Ottawa to Windsor and Hamilton to Niagara Falls. Tips-Canada is looking to expand and is in need of true business entrepreneurs who are leaders in their own industry and who are proven and dedicated hard workers who are ready to get their feet wet from day one.


York University

Bachelor of Disaster and Emergency Management

2014 - 2016


Advanced Emergency Care Instructor (Emergency Medical Responder)

Canadian Red Cross

Emergency Medical Responder

Canadian Red Cross

Marine Advanced First Aid Instructor

Canadian Red Cross

Advanced Wilderness and Remote First Aid Instructor

Canadian Red Cross

Emergency Care Instructor (First Responder)

Canadian Red Cross

First Aid Instructor

Canadian Red Cross