High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Ray is the founder of HMS Press publishing, Scarborough Arts Council Poetry Contest, co-founder of the Canadian Poetry Association and co-chairman of the League of Canadian Poets: Associates (Toronto) for 1985/1986. HE worked at the time for the University of Toronto as Head Gardener and Grounds Foreman at the U of T Presidents Estate 1980 after working as an estate gardener for E.P. TAylor 1974 - 1978. HE was instrumental in helping establish the London Arts Council and was the Literary Committee Chair and past president of the New London Arts Festival for 1995.