Talon is prairie born and raised, with roots in the farming community.
Fully bilingual in French and English, he is an internationally recognized negotiator, a tech entrepreneur, and an acclaimed lawyer. He was recently titled one of Canada’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers of 2020 for his work with virtual reality in the legal industry.
Talon is active in the community as past Chairman of the Judiciary for the Saskatchewan Elks and as a board member for various charities. He enjoys volunteering and providing free legal services to charities and people with low incomes. Within the NDP, he is President of the federal NDP's Saskatchewan Council and Treasurer for Moose Jaw–Lake Centre–Lanigan NDP.
On the personal side, Talon lives in Moose Jaw with his wife, Sarah. He enjoys a wide range of hobbies from sports and motorcycles to virtual reality and philosophy.