Cat’s Track 200 – Dr. Bob Dickson

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Welcome to Cat’s Track Episode 200, with guest Dr. Bob Dickson.

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Dr. Robert C (Bob) Dickson was born in Tofield, Alberta in 1951. He has a degree in Physical Education and an MD from the University of Calgary, and certification in Paramedics from SAIT in Calgary. Dr. Bob is past President of Change for Children, past President Tools for Peace, and past Chair of the Board of Directors of Arusha Cross Cultural Centre.

He was a senior partner with Results Canada, with a mandate to end starvation, debilitating diseases and poverty globally in support of the Millennium Development Goals, for many years. As well, he volunteers with Medical Mercy Canada, most recently in Thailand with the Burmese refugees and in Nepal, and is on the board of the Four Worlds Centre for International Development.

Dr. Dickson co-led the anti-fluoridation program in Calgary from 1999 which resulted in water fluoridation being halted in 2011, and continues to actively volunteer with the issue of artificial water fluoridation. He is the founder of Safe Water Calgary, and launched their new website in 2017. He retired from his family practice in NW Calgary in 2013 but still maintains an active medical license as of 2021 and works a weekly minor emergency shift when back from his travels.

Check out his story and more in the video!