Following an accident at the age of 4, Daniel quickly took the initiative to educate his community about safety and also about his disability in order to demystify amputation. Due to his lifetime involvement, Daniel received serval civil distinctions, including the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee, the Quebec Government’s Hommage bénévolat-Québec Award, the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers and the Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Exceptional Merit (gold). The AFÉSAQ also recognized Daniel by awarding him the Prix d’Excellence Relève, highlighting his achievements and impact in philanthropy. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and was appointed to the Board of Directors of TÉLUQ University in December 2016 by the Cabinet. Daniel is also a CHRP and VicePresident of the AFP Quebec Chapter. Since August 2016, he his Executive director of the REA Foundation, which supports the place where he himself took his first steps as a result of his amputation at the age of 15.