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DOUG RICHARDSON, LLB, QC
Senior Strategy Advisor
Douglas B. Richardson, QC has spent many years assisting clients with public affairs, government and stakeholder relations needs both in Saskatchewan and Ottawa.
Mr. Richardson is a lawyer with McKercher LLP in Saskatoon. He received his law degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1975, was a partner with the firm for 30 years, served as past Chair and was appointed to Queen’s Counsel in 2003. He is a former advisor to both federal and provincial governments on constitutional and intergovernmental issues and other related matters. He served on three occasions with the Government of Canada as a Senior Policy Advisor, Executive Assistant, Chief of Staff and Principal Secretary, including to former Prime Minister John Turner. He is the former principal of a family-owned business with real estate assets in Saskatchewan, Alberta and Colorado. He is currently a Member of the Board of: six private companies, two international education trusts, the Canadiana Fund and a past Member of the Board of: two public companies, two crown corporations, the National Chamber of Commerce and the Historica Foundation.