Ronald Reinhold's Profile
Ron was brought up in the Lower Mainland of B.C. Ron attended U.B.C. and obtained a B.Sc. in Microbiology in 1983. While working as a lab technologist for the BC Ministry of Health, Ron obtained a 2nd degree, in Laboratory Medicine, also at U.B.C. in 1989.
In 1990, Ron became employed with Health Canada until 1999. In May of 2000, Ron started his own business, Rainbow Investigations. Ron’s investigations have been covered by W5, the Globe and Mail, and many talk shows throughout Canada.
In May of 2002, Ron was asked by a team of other health fraud activists to join in an investigation of a vitamin promotion being targeted to individuals with mental health issues. In May of 2003, Ron co-authored the provocative book, “Pig Pills, Inc.” www.pigpills.com that describes the story up until May 2003.
In August of 2002, Ron began studies in the Legal Assistant Program at SAIT and graduated 21 months later with a diploma. Soon after, Ron developed the skill set to become a Provincial Court Civil Division court agent as an add-on to Rainbow Investigations.
Ron was a Continuing Education instructor at Bow Valley College in Calgary, from 2006 to 2009. He taught all the courses in the Private Investigation Certificate Program. Among the topics covered include interviewing skills, surveillance, surveillance equipment, covert investigations, and how to start a PI agency.
From 2000 to 2004, Ron was a Provincial Board Member with the Schizophrenia Society of Alberta. While currently outside the formal Society, Ron still takes a great interest in mental health issues, particularly mental health research.
Ron’s other interests have been in sports, travelling, and in social activism, especially with those less fortunate. Ron has refereed minor hockey for 14 years, he was a certified softball umpire for 15 years, and for a short while, has been a minor football official. Ron's latest hobby pursuit has been learning to play the piano!