About the Author

Randy Kolibaba was born in Grande Prairie, Alberta. Shortly after his mother and father divorced in 1964, he moved with his mother and brother into a small home on the lower east side of Calgary, Alberta.

Randy went on to have a long and storied career with Canada’s iconic national police force, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). While serving to protect the citizens of Canada, he was decorated twice for outstanding service to his country and formally acknowledged for exemplary service to the United Nations during his tour of duty in war-torn Kosovo, Yugoslavia.

Throughout the last four decades, Randy has dedicated his life to helping others—whether by upholding the law or helping the less fortunate in his community.


• Legally trained and appointed by the Federal Court of Canada, adjudicating judge under the
Royal Canadian Police Act
• Served 34 years with Canada’s National Police Force, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police – achieved a Queen’s Commission and rose to the rank of superintendent
• Business Administration, Athabasca University, Alberta, CA
• University French, University of Waterloo, Ontario, CA
• Established expertise in labour relations – interest-based negotiation
• Canadian Law Enforcement, RCMP Training Academy
• Recipient, Queens Diamond Jubilee Medal for Outstanding Service to Canada (2012)
• Recipient, Canada 125 Medal for Outstanding Service to Canada’s Aboriginal Peoples (1994)
• Recipient, Canadian Peacekeeping Medal (2000)
• Recipient, United Nations Peacekeeping Medal (Kosovo 2000)
• Recipient, RCMP Long and Meritorious Service Medal – Silver Star and Clasp


Randy previously published “The Lies Behind the Truth” which received critical acclaim for helping those struggling with symptoms of PTSD or simply finding peace and harmony in their lives. 

It also has a 5-star rating on Amazon.com.The Lies Behind the Truth is currently used by a number of health care professionals within the Okanagan Valley, B.C., as resource material to help treat patients diagnosed with PTSD and depression.