Our mission is to provide Veterans & First Responders with therapeutic hunting, fishing & outdoor adventures designed to expand mindfulness and peer-to-peer healing.
Meet The Management Team
Founder & CEO
Served in the Canadian Army from 2001-2013. Graduate of the Royal Military College. Posted to 1 PPCLI, CFINTCOM, 3 Can Div HQ and 41 CBG. Deployments to Bosnia, Kosovo and Russia.
“During my 22 years with the Canadian Army as an Officer, the phrase Know your Men and Promote their Welfare stuck with me. In 2018, and after nearly six years of PTSD treatment, it was determined that I could no longer work in a traditional role; but I still felt compelled to give back to the community and help my fellow soldiers. In January 2019, The Veteran Hunters launched with a website, podcast, and social media presence and immediately connected with
Served in the Canadian Armed Forces from 2002-2020, as Artillery, and as an Engineer. Served two tours: in Haiti (2010) and Romania (2014).
I am an outdoors enthusiast with a primary focus on bowhunting and trapping. I have a passion for calling elk.
Success looks very different for everyone. I define mine by creating experiences in the woods, and helping others achieve their goals.
Joined the Canadian Forces in 1998 and was employed as a Vehicle Tech and then later as a Sonar Operator with the Royal Canadian Navy.
Ron is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys hunting bear, deer, waterfowl and small game. Ron particularly loves hunting snowshoe hare with his beagles. Ron is also a Canadian Kennel Club field trial judge for beagles.
In the off-season Ron takes advantage of the numerous lakes and rivers in Nova Scotia to fish both trout and striped bass. Ron is willing to take any serving or retired Veteran either hunting or fishing.
Served in the Royal Canadian Navy from 1996 until 2020 as a NESOP and Ships Diver based out of Esquimalt BC. Deployed on multiple Ops: Op Apollo, Op Augmentation: Op Athena: and Op Caribbe.
"I enjoy the wilderness and helping others do the same. I’m excited to be able to host Veteran Hunters this fall and share my passion for hunting on Vancouver Island BC".
Served in the Royal Canadian Navy from 2009 – 2015 as a Weapons Engineer.
When out hunting or exploring a new piece of water it is an opportunity to clear my mind and be present with my surroundings. Introducing and sharing with others an experience that has a profound positive effect on myself is so rewarding.