John Boon J.D. | President & Founder | Director for Canada
John is a business lawyer and consultant, writer, speaker and educator.
John moved from Saskatchewan to BC in 1988. From 1984 until 1987, he was a businessman and a senior policy and legal analyst with the Saskatchewan Department of Justice where he headed extensive programs of business law reform and enforcement. Prior to 1984 he was a university student, businessman, broadcaster and political journalist and advisor.
John has a degree in Political and Economic Studies (With Great Distinction) and a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) Law Degree (1984) from the University of Saskatchewan. He is a practising member of the British Columbia Law Society.
John has pursued an extensive program of self-study that includes post-graduate international business courses in London, UK (87-88).
He holds a certificate in International Trade from the Forum for International Trade Training. FITT was founded by: Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters; Canadian Chamber of Commerce; Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters; World Trade Centres Canada; Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade; and Industry Canada.
For decades, the focus of John’s work has been business management and development, business law and regulation and related law reforms and training services. Since 1995 work has focused on Canadian and international education sectors, workplaces, professions and business operations.
John has done, in both public and private sectors, extensive regulatory work in diverse areas of law and for many business sectors.
Those areas of law and business sectors include, but are not limited to the following:
Education sector management, regulation and innovation.
Workplace management, regulation and reform.
Employment law, non-employment service providers.
Privacy and personal information.
Money laundering and terrorist financing.
Financial services and insurance.
Insurance and securities law.
Real estate development.
Film production and distribution (classification, censorship).
Media and broadcasting.
Aeronautics, airline tour management.