Founder of the Canadian Health and Fitness Institute, John has experience in law, politics, business, diplomacy, land development, and health and fitness. He has spent much of his life promoting the value of physical activity as core to a healthy personal and community life.
John served as M.P. for the riding that hosted the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games. With CHFI Advisors Pierre Lafontaine and Phil Marsh, he created the Parliamentary Fitness Initiative. With then-Senator Nancy Greene Raine, he quarterbacked the National Health and Fitness Day Act. 500 local governments have already proclaimed National Health and Fitness Day, the first Saturday in June each year. John serves as President of the Canadian Health and Fitness Foundation.