Member of Parliament
Saskatoon – Humboldt
Brad grew up on a family farm in rural Saskatchewan. He obtained degrees in Economics and Geophysics from the University of Saskatchewan and worked as a Saskatoon-based exploration and mining Geophysicist.
Brad’s career has led him to work all over Canada, through six provinces and all three territories. Along the way, Brad also found time to work as an English teacher for a year in Moscow.
First elected to the House of Commons in 2004, Brad has been re-elected ever since. Most recently, he served as a Member of two Standing Committees — International Trade; and Transport, Infrastructure and Communities.
In his nearly seven years in Parliament, Brad has concentrated on the issues important to the people of Saskatchewan. In particular, Brad has emphasized agriculture and energy issues, and worked to support local needs including the University of Saskatchewan. Brad has also taken a special interest in mining issues, including introducing legislation to open Canada’s uranium sector to foreign investment.