Career: Interim COO, Canadian Race Relations Foundation (2005-06); Acting Director Federal/Provincial/Territorial Relations, National Literacy Secretariat (1990-95); engaged in negotiations on cost-sharing with provinces and territories on jointly funded literacy activities as Senior Policy Analyst, Multiculturalism Secretariat (1988-90); assisted federal departments and agencies design and implement programs and activities as per the Canadian Multiculturalism Act and worked with the CBC in drafting a program to train visible minority writers in TV drama and script writing; as Director, Office of Services for Visible Minority Groups (1986-87); developed and wrote procedures and communication strategies for the affirmative action initiative, as TV writer, broadcaster, host, CBC Pacific Region (1983-84); wrote and hosted The Canadians; as Regional Conciliator, Anti-Discrimination Directorate he investigated and mediated disputes in the Western Region (1981-83). In 1995, Paul completed studies in law; was Staff Liaison for the Multiculturalism Committee, Law Society of B.C. (until 1998); Member of the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal (1997-2002).
Affiliations: Including, Black History and Cultural Society, B.C.; B.C. Festival of the Arts Society; BBPA/B.C.; Chief Constable’s Advisory Committee; Vice-Chair, Board CRRF; Black United Front, N.S. (1968-72).
Honours: Inclusion in Who’s Who in Black Canada (1st & 2nd editions; 2002, 2006); HJA, Lifetime Black Historical & Cultural Society; Canadian Alliance for Visible Minorities; Canadian Centre for Police Race Relations, City/District North Vancouver.