The Honourable Stockwell Day has served in senior government positions in both the Alberta government and federally.
In Ottawa, his government positions included President of the Treasury Board, Minister of International Trade, Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Regional Minister for British Columbia. He was also Minister of Public Safety and member of the Cabinet Committee on Priorities and Planning.
Chosen to lead the Canadian Alliance Party, Stockwell became Leader of the Official Opposition. Subsequently, he was appointed Foreign Affairs critic, Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade, as well as Chair of the Subcommittee on Human Rights.
In the Alberta Legislature, he was the Progressive Conservative Government’s Chief Whip, Government House Leader, Minister of Labour and Minister of Social Services. From 1997 to 2000 he was Provincial Treasurer (Minister of Finance) and Acting Premier.
Stockwell is a well-known conference and event speaker, and appears weekly on national television as a political commentator.
Stockwell is also a member of McMillan LLP