MANY AVATARS; ONE LIFE: Challenges, Achievements and the Future.

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FriesenPress, Oct 9, 2013 - Biography & Autobiography - 416 pages
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Many Avatars; One Life Challenges, Achievements and the Future, narrates the lifes journey of a Canadian immigrant.

His many incarnations range from a farm boy driving a bullock cart in a rustic village to a jetsetter for the Canadian Government, the United Nations and the ILO from Tunisia to Indonesia and Mexico to Melbourne. Its an incredible story of an immigrant who made stellar contributions to Canada by:

Strategizing to double the countrys annual immigration intake;

Helping to fight racism; and

Guiding developing countries to improve family planning programs

Anecdotes cited throughout this fast-paced life story include:

Discussions with two Canadian prime ministers on high-level policy issues;

Prime Minister Jean Chretiens comment, before he assumed office, Quebeckers are racists;

Prime Minister Brian Mulroney wanted to boost immigration levels annually to 300,000; and

How the blue-blooded master manipulators at Foreign Affairs became red-faced.

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About the author (2013)

The author has had many careers spanning several decades -- farm boy, elementary school teacher, homeopathic physician, university professor, senior Canadian bureaucrat, international consultant, politician, and journalist.

Masters degree in economics with three gold medals;

Ph.D. in economics from University of Toronto, 1965;

Immigration policy wonk for Canadian Government;

International consultant in demography;

Published numerous papers, chapters in books, monographs and journal articles;

Entrepreneur, community activist, and politician.


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