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Colin Craig

Colin Craig has worked in the field of public policy for two decades and has helped shape government decisions at the municipal, provincial and federal level.

In 2018, he was hired as President of and played an instrumental role in launching the organization. Colin oversees the organization’s groundbreaking research and storytelling activities, and is the host of their television show – On Second Street (you can find it on The News Forum channel).

He previously worked for the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) where he led the organization’s efforts to convince the federal government to draft and pass the First Nations Financial Transparency Act. He was also instrumental in exposing corruption during the construction of Winnipeg’s police headquarters, and helped put a stop to the City of Calgary’s golden retirement bonus scheme and second pension for the mayor. Colin later helped the CTF convince a majority of voters to vote “no” during the city’s Olympic bid plebiscite.

He has an MBA and a degree in economics from the University of Manitoba and was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee medal in 2022 by the Premier of Alberta. Colin is the author of “The Government Wears Prada” and contributed several chapters to the eBook Life After COVID.