John Boon J.D. | 2050 Knowledge Corp. | HKMK Law Canada

John Boon J.D. owns and operates 2050 Knowledge Corporation and HKMK Law Canada. John is a business lawyer (licensed to practice in Canada), consultant , writer, speaker and educator.


John's unique set of personal, business and professional experiences contribute to his professional services and training initiatives. 


John's path began from a small prairie farm and eight years in a one room schoolhouse. Several years in broadcast political journalism and later government work preceded a move to  Vancouver where he has helped manage client businesses and practised business, education and workplace law. Training and speaking projects were always a major focus.  


2050 Knowledge Corp. provides training products only. It does not provide legal services or advice even if its products address legal issues. John Boon and a range of external professionals and sector leaders contribute to these training products.  


John still practices law with HKMK Law Canada - primarily for select corporate clients and with a continued focus on: business law and management; education, workplace and professions management and law; and study and work related immigration. 


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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 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 student, businessman, broadcaster and political journalist.


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.


John has decades of experience in the practice of business, education and workplace law and similar experience in small business management. 


John enjoys non-fiction reading, sports and spending time with his daughters and grand daughters. 


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John's past and current work, in public and private sectors, has involved public law regulation, contract management and business management in diverse sectors. 


  • Canadian and international education sector management, regulation and innovation.
  • Workplace and professions management, regulation and reform.
  • Business and corporation management. Consumer protection. 
  • Employment law, non-employment service providers.
  • Workplace integrated learning.
  • Privacy and personal information. Private investigation management and regulation. 
  • Financial services, securities law, insurance - money laundering, terrorist financing.
  • Real estate development. First nations. Environmental law.
  • Film production and distribution (classification, censorship). Media and broadcasting.
  • Aeronautics, airline tour management.
  • Student and foreign worker immigration. International student recruitment. 
  • International business and trade Law
  • Joint venture, shareholder and affiliation relationships.