From 1995 to 2003, Bruce Hartley served as Executive Assistant to the Prime Minister of Canada. In that position, he acquired a solid mix of professional experience in intergovernmental and international affairs, strategic planning and crisis management, and an expertise in the operations and culture of government. The first 7 years of Bruce’s 15 years on “the Hill” were as a Legislative Assistant to the Opposition House Leader and subsequently to the Prime Minister. He has experienced successful election campaigns both in the War Room and on the Leader’s Tour. As Executive Assistant to the Prime Minister, he dealt with foreign Heads of State and Government, Ministers, Premiers, Ambassadors, Members of Parliament, Senators, senior civil servants and business and labour leaders.
Festival: 2007 (fall)