Cameron joined Bluesky Strategy Group in October, 2018 and has since supported clients in a range of sectors, including agricultural, fintech, information technology and non-profits. He has a wide variety of worked and lived experience that has helped to not only inform but mould his experience and background.
Born and raised in Northwestern Ontario, he spent nine years working in the New Democratic Party Caucus in Ottawa, working for three different Members of Parliament. He has extensive experience and interest in the Natural Resources, Education and Indigenous Rights portfolios. He also has extensive experience working with parliamentary processes and the development of legislation. Over the past 12 years he has worked on more than a dozen political campaigns at the federal, provincial and municipal levels, including three leadership campaigns. He has twice been a candidate in municipal elections in the cities of Peterborough and Ottawa.
A proud citizen of the Métis Nation of Ontario, he recently served a term as Chair of the Ottawa Region Métis Council. He has also served two terms as “Policy and Communications Director” of the NDP’s Aboriginal Peoples Commission. Cameron is a founding Co-Chair of the Ontario NDP’s Aboriginal Peoples Committee. He spent three years as a member of the executive of the Ontario NDP.
He started his professional life teaching French Immersion and Core French in both Catholic and Public School Boards in Northwestern and Central Ontario. He later moved into the civil service, working in program administration with Service Canada. There he gained knowledge and insight into the management and administration of employment and training programs, while working closely with applicants and service providers.
Cameron is a graduate of Lakehead University, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in French and a minor in History, and a Bachelor of Education.
Cam is a big fan of the beautiful game, football. His favourite clubs are Newcastle United, Paris Saint-Germain and Toronto FC and is a diehard fan of Canada’s National Teams. He is also eagerly looking forward to the start of the Canadian Premier League in 2019 and watching as many matches in Canada’s new top league as he can.