Tyler was born and raised in Ontario. He attended Dalhousie University in Halifax where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Major) in History in 2009. He returned to Ontario and obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Political Science from Brock University in 2012. He continued his education in the United Kingdom where he obtained a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) in 2014. Thereafter he moved to British Columbia and in 2015 obtained a Master of Laws (Common Law) from the University of British Columbia. He was certified by the National Committee on Accreditation of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada in 2015. He split his articles between a boutique personal injury firm in Vancouver and MacMillan Tucker in Surrey. Tyler was called to the Bar in 2016.
Tyler has been actively involved in his community since moving to BC. He is presently a board member with the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce and has volunteered with various civic organizations in both Surrey and Vancouver. Tyler is an avid soccer fan, and in his free time enjoys spending time with his friends, exploring BC and visiting his family in Ontario.