At the time of these Comment contributions, Ed Bosveld was Ontario Provincial Director for the Christian Labour Association of Canada, an independent Canadian trade union representing more than 45,000 members. He served as part of the union's national management team as well as its provincial organzer and legal affairs coordinator.
Ed holds an Honours B.A. (Political Science, History) from Redeemer University College, a Master of Business Administration from the Odette School of Business at the University of Windsor, as well as a professional certificate in municipal administration. In early 2008, Ed received a Governor-in-Council appointment to the Canada Immigration and Refugee Board, where he now serves as a full-time Member of the Refugee Protection Division in Toronto.