He used the pen-name PIC.
He studied architecture and graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1971.
While in school he had done cartoons and illustration for the Star [Montréal] and the Sun [Vancouver]. In 1972, he moved to Ottawa and began working for the Citizen [Ottawa] as a backup editorial cartoonist to Rusins. Later he experimented with animation producing a daily political animated cartoon for Global Television.
The Hecklers. Writ. & Ed.., Peter Desbarates & Terry Mosher. McClelland & Stewart Ltd., 1979: 247.