Brad Wall

Canadians May Finally Get To Taste B.C.'s Premium Wines

Mike Klassen | Posted 09.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Mike Klassen

It has been over two decades since B.C.'s wineries first received international gold medals for producing premium wines, yet most Canadian consumers still struggle to get their hands on a bottle. To make matters worse, FedEx has recently given notice it will no longer ship B.C. wine products without provincial regulations that allow for it.

Western Provinces Finally Let It Flow

CBC | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada Business

British Columbia Premier Christy Clark and Saskatchewan's Brad Wall agreed today to lift barriers to allow consumers in both provinces to order ...

Premiers Call For Forum On Missing, Murdered Native Women

CP | Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada Politics

CHARLOTTETOWN - Canada's premiers and native leaders are inviting the prime minister to take part in a roundtable discussion on murdered and missing a...

Wall: Aboriginal Teen's Murder Suggests 'More Can Be Done' By Gov't

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

CHARLOTTETOWN - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says he doesn't know how long any level of government can ignore something like the murder of a 15-year...

Perhaps Harper Should Stop Appointing Senators: Premier

CBC | Posted 09.11.2014 | Canada Politics

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says not many people would be outraged if Prime Minister Stephen Harper decided to stop appointing senators. CBC News...

His Days As Canada's Most Popular Premier May Be Numbered

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.18.2014 | Canada Politics

It appears Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall's days as Canada's most popular provincial leader could be numbered. According to Angus Reid Global's la...

Alberta, Saskatchewan Premiers Featured In Northern Gateway Ad

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Former Newfoundland premier Brian Tobin has some advice for British Columbia on the cusp of a final federal decision on the Northern Gatew...

Canada's Future Lies in Small Politics

Cole Hogan | Posted 06.28.2014 | Canada Alberta
Cole Hogan

Canadians' politics are local, not national. The lack of confidence in governments to take on the country's big issues means Canadians trust their governments with smaller, achievable goals. Affordable, doable policy solutions trump vague, grand promises, programs, or visions.

Brad Wall: We're 'Stuck' With Senate

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.25.2014 | Canada Politics

REGINA - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says he thinks the fight for Senate reform is over.He says the Supreme Court's ruling makes it clear to him th...

'Sneaky' Premier Takes Shot At Marois

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2014 | Canada Politics

REGINA - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall, who last month was called sneaky by Quebec Premier Pauline Marois, is saying goodbye to all his — quote —...

Canada's Most, Least Popular Premiers

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.04.2014 | Canada Politics

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is still the most popular provincial leader in the country, a new poll suggests. But the latest quarterly survey fro...

Marois Calls Saskatchewan Premier 'Sneaky'

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.25.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Quebec Premier Pauline Marois explained Tuesday why she thinks Saskatchewan's Brad Wall is "sneaky."Marois used Quebecois slang last week t...

About That Russian Booze Ban...

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.25.2014 | Canada Business

REGINA - Russian vodka lovers don't have to worry about a ban on the drink in Saskatchewan.Premier Brad Wall said Monday that the Saskatchewan Liquor ...

Ambassador Wall?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.10.2014 | Canada Politics

REGINA - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall was back in the legislature Monday after a trip to Washington last week and facing questions about his future....

Canada Needs Carbon Tax If It Wants Keystone Approved: Wall

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2014 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - A modest levy on the oil-and-gas sector might help secure Washington's support for the Keystone XL pipeline, Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wa...

Premier To Harper: Give Obama Elbow Room On Environment

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.30.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is telling the Harper government it needs to bring in long-delayed regulations on the oil and gas industry to ...

Time For B.C. To Say Sayonara To The Senate

Jordan Bateman | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

The best thing for B.C. is to join Saskatchewan and Manitoba and call for the abolition of the Senate. Premier Clark, deep down, knows this. In her 2011 leadership campaign, she was clear: "We don't really need a Senate." Since then, the Senate's reputation has only worsened, as new scandals and criminal charges tear away any credibility that once resided in the Upper Chamber.

Program Cut Infuriates Brad Wall

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.14.2014 | Canada Politics

REGINA - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is frustrated that the federal government is scrapping the Immigrant Investor Program for all provinces except...

Wall Cautions On Keystone Optimism

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says a long-awaited report by the U.S. State Department on the Keystone XL pipeline is cause for some optimism...

When Your Biggest Crop Is Grain, This Is A Big Problem

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says a rail backlog that has left a bumper crop of grain still sitting in some fields is increasingly serious....

Wall Takes Rocker To Task Over Oilsands Comments

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says musician Neil Young's comparison of the oilsands to Hiroshima is insensitive and ignorant of the facts.Wa...

Canada's Least Popular Premier Is..

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.17.2014 | Canada Politics

The provincial leaders voted most and least popular in a new Angus Reid survey should come as no surprise. Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall earned t...

Biggest Provincial Winners, Losers In 2013

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Politics

How did Canada's 20 premiers and opposition leaders fare in 2013? Below, their report cards. (A+) One provincial leader gets top marks for 2013, an...

This Province's Hot Economy Will Cool: Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2014 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - A report from the Conference Board of Canada suggests Saskatchewan will face some headwinds in 2014 because the potash and mining industries ...

Why Should We Have to Bribe B.C. to Let Oil Pass Through It?

Kenneth P. Green | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada Politics
Kenneth P. Green

Goods don't flow in only one direction. It turns out that a great deal of British Columbia's trade revenues come from the delivery of goods and services to provinces east of Alberta -- and one assumes most of those exports went through Alberta by truck and train.