Episode 307 : Andrew Thomson

Andrew Thomson was the former MLA for Regina South from 1995 to 2007 in the province of Saskatchewan.

Thomson who had a long career in many cabinet portfolios including Minister of Finance, Learning, Corrections and Public Safety, Energy and Mines, and Minister Responsible for Information Technology, SaskEnergy, and SaskPower.

Serving under the Premiership of Roy Romanow, and Lorne Calvert, Thomson was part of a government that battled the federal government over equalization payments, introduces a cap on prescription drug costs for seniors, and posted a $2-billion surplus.

After leaving office in 2007, Thomson made a run for federal politics in Ontario in 2015 under the Federal NDP and Thomas Mulcair.


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