For more than 40 years, Paul has been an expert urban planner for issues related to the planning and land use of Aboriginal communities. Paul is sensitive to relevant economic and social issues, and has stood out by applying an approach that develops sustainable relationships and forges solid bonds of trust. He knows the importance of listening, understanding, and anticipating his clients’ fundamental needs in infrastructure and community facilities.
Using this proactive approach, he has worked closely with numerous Aboriginal communities, providing assistance, advice, and solutions regarding land-use planning concerns. In particular, in 2008 he supported the land use planning process and created the Regional Authority budgets for which he prepared and presented the five-year capital asset plans of nine communities in the James Bay region.
Paul firmly believes that maintaining and developing business relationships based on respect and trust are the keys to mutual understanding. He has worked with the communities of Nemaska, Mistissini, Ouje-Bougoumou, Waswanipi, Chisasibi, Whapmagoostui, Wemindji, and Waskaganish, among others.
He has also been active in the public transit as well as tourism and recreation development fields, both in Quebec and around the world including in Senegal, Thailand, and Trinidad and Tobago.