Robert graduated with a BSc. (Honours) in Psychology from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1985. He has spent several years involved in research at the University of Western Ontario in the Departments of Physiology and Pharmacology, Family Medicine, and Clinical Neurological Sciences before moving into business. He created an online video business and owned and operated a martial arts school in London.
Robert first appeared as a guest on the radio show Just Right broadcasting on CHRW 94.9 FM on July 9th, 2009, and began co-hosting the show with Bob Metz on October 1st the same year. Just Right currently broadcasts on shortwave on WBCQ out of Monticello, ME and Channel 292 out of Ingolstadt, Germany.
He was elected as a trustee on the Board of Education for the City of London in 1994 and was re-elected city-wide to the new Thames Valley District School Board in 1997. He was the Chair of the London Board’s Budget Advisory Committee, Vice-Chair of the Program Standing Committee, the Board’s representative on the City of London’s Crime Prevention Advisory Committee, and its representative on the London Council for Adult Education.
Robert’s political views have always favoured a rational government whose purpose should be to protect an individual’s inalienable rights to life, liberty, and property. He has opposed all forms of collectivism on the moral ground that such ideologies are contrary to the flourishing of individual human life.
He ran federally in the 2000 election for the Canadian Alliance and was the Campaign Manager for People’s Party of Canada candidate Salim Mansur in the 2019 federal election. Until his recent move to the province of New Brunswick, he had been a member of the Freedom Party of Ontario since 1986.