BRAD WALL - CLOSING KEYNOTE
The Future of Western Canada and Confessions of a One-time and Wannabe Disc Jockey
June 6 2019, 3:15PM to 4:15PM
Have tensions within our Canadian federation ever been greater? What can be done about it? Are their opportunities for a great voice and fairer treatment for Western Canada? Will the economic engines of modern agriculture and the energy sector be accepted and supported long term as the transformational Canadian economic assets they are?
We will canvass these questions and more at the Western Association of Broadcasters Conference as well as ‘confessions of a one-time and still wanna-be disc jockey’.
Former Premier of Saskatchewan
Special Advisor, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In 2007, Brad Wall was elected as the 14th Premier of Saskatchewan and helped lead the province to a period of strong population and economic growth, export expansion, record infrastructure investment and tax reductions while helping to earn the province's first ever AAA credit rating. Leading his Saskatchewan Party to three straight majority governments, Brad served until 2018.
In his 18 combined years in politics Brad demonstrated a consistent ability to bring political and business leaders together as he implemented creative ways to bolster the Province’s economic wellbeing.
Since retiring from politics Brad joined as a Special Advisor in the Calgary law firm Osler, Hoskin and Harcourt LLP. He offers Osler clients his strategic insight and guidance, particularly in relation to the energy and agri-food industries. In addition, clients benefit from his extensive understanding of the interconnection between business, politics, and trade, on a global scale.
Brad continues to live in his home riding, Swift Current, Saskatchewan.