Hon. Stockwell B. Day, P.C. 

Hon. Stockwell B. Day, P.C.

Vancouver
Royal Centre, Suite 1500
1055 West Georgia Street, PO Box 11117
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 4N7

t: 778.329.7367
e: stockwell.day@mcmillan.ca

overview

The Honourable Stockwell Day joined McMillan's Vancouver office as a Senior Strategic Advisor in 2011. In this capacity, Mr. Day uses the extensive experience he gained in senior government roles - including as the former Minister of International Trade, the former Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway and the former President of the Treasury Board, to serve as an advisor for clients and their business objectives.

Mr. Day was successfully elected to senior government roles and positions 9 times over 25 years at two levels of government and in 2 separate provinces. From 1986 to 2000, Stockwell Day represented Red Deer North in the Alberta Legislature, where he served in the Progressive Conservative Government in a variety of senior roles, including Chief Whip, Government House Leader, Minister of Labour and Minister of Social Services. From 1997 to 2000 he was Provincial Treasurer (Minister of Finance) and Acting Premier.

In 2000 Stockwell Day won the leadership of the Canadian Alliance and became Leader of Canada's Official Opposition. In the general election that followed soon after, the Canadian Alliance increased the Official Opposition seat count to 66, and increased its popular vote by over a million.

In 2002, Stockwell Day was appointed Foreign Affairs critic, Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade, as well as Chair of the Subcommittee on Human Rights. In 2006 Stockwell Day was appointed Minister of Public Safety and member of the Cabinet Committee on Priorities and Planning. Upon his re-election in 2008, Stockwell Day was appointed Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Regional Minister for British Columbia, advancing the economic and trade interests of BC. He was also appointed Chair of the Cabinet Committee on Afghanistan. In 2010 Stockwell Day was appointed President of the Treasury Board. He did not seek re-election in the 2011 general election.

Stockwell Day is also a well known conference and event speaker.


Stockwell is also a member of McMillan Vantage LP

Representative Matters

Mr. Day has a record of public sector accomplishments that illustrate his ability to provide business clients with strategic national and international guidance.

  • Member of Parliament
    • Member for the riding of Okanagan—Coquihalla, British Columbia, 2000-2010
    • Foreign Affairs Critic, Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade 2000-2006
    • Minister of Public Safety, 2006-2008
    • Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative, 2008-2010
    • Minister of International Trade, 2008-2010
    • Regional Minister for British Columbia, 2008-2010
    • Chair of the Cabinet Committee on Afghanistan
    • Appointed as President of the Treasury Board, 2010
  • Leader of Canadian Alliance Party, 2000-2001
  • Member of the Alberta Legislative Assembly
    • Member for the riding of Red Deer North, 1986-2000
    • Chief Whip
    • Minister of Labour, 1992-1994
    • Government House Leader, 1994-1996
    • Minister of Social Services, 1996-1997
    • Provincial Treasurer (Minister of Finance), 1997-2000

Presentations

Asia Calling: How to Answer
Panelist

Publications

Timber! $1 Billion China-BC Forestry MOU Signed
Asian Foreign Investment in Canada: Moving Forward

News

McMillan LLP Launches National Public Affairs Firm, McMillan Vantage Policy Group
Stockwell Day presents at 2015 China Xinjiang Development Forum
Stockwell Day talks running, Pacific Future Energy, and life after politics with The Globe and Mail

Education

  • University of Victoria

Practices

government procurement
international trade

Community Involvement

  • Royal Canadian Legion 
  • Rotary Club

Media Mentions

The Honourable Stockwell Day joined McMillan's Vancouver office as a Senior Strategic Advisor in 2011. In this capacity, Mr. Day uses the extensive experience he gained in senior government roles - including as the former Minister of International Trade, the former Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway and the former President of the Treasury Board, to serve as an advisor for clients and their business objectives.

Mr. Day was successfully elected to senior government roles and positions 9 times over 25 years at two levels of government and in 2 separate provinces. From 1986 to 2000, Stockwell Day represented Red Deer North in the Alberta Legislature, where he served in the Progressive Conservative Government in a variety of senior roles, including Chief Whip, Government House Leader, Minister of Labour and Minister of Social Services. From 1997 to 2000 he was Provincial Treasurer (Minister of Finance) and Acting Premier.

In 2000 Stockwell Day won the leadership of the Canadian Alliance and became Leader of Canada's Official Opposition. In the general election that followed soon after, the Canadian Alliance increased the Official Opposition seat count to 66, and increased its popular vote by over a million.

In 2002, Stockwell Day was appointed Foreign Affairs critic, Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade, as well as Chair of the Subcommittee on Human Rights. In 2006 Stockwell Day was appointed Minister of Public Safety and member of the Cabinet Committee on Priorities and Planning. Upon his re-election in 2008, Stockwell Day was appointed Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Regional Minister for British Columbia, advancing the economic and trade interests of BC. He was also appointed Chair of the Cabinet Committee on Afghanistan. In 2010 Stockwell Day was appointed President of the Treasury Board. He did not seek re-election in the 2011 general election.

Stockwell Day is also a well known conference and event speaker.


Stockwell is also a member of McMillan Vantage LP

Mr. Day has a record of public sector accomplishments that illustrate his ability to provide business clients with strategic national and international guidance.

  • Member of Parliament
    • Member for the riding of Okanagan—Coquihalla, British Columbia, 2000-2010
    • Foreign Affairs Critic, Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade 2000-2006
    • Minister of Public Safety, 2006-2008
    • Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative, 2008-2010
    • Minister of International Trade, 2008-2010
    • Regional Minister for British Columbia, 2008-2010
    • Chair of the Cabinet Committee on Afghanistan
    • Appointed as President of the Treasury Board, 2010
  • Leader of Canadian Alliance Party, 2000-2001
  • Member of the Alberta Legislative Assembly
    • Member for the riding of Red Deer North, 1986-2000
    • Chief Whip
    • Minister of Labour, 1992-1994
    • Government House Leader, 1994-1996
    • Minister of Social Services, 1996-1997
    • Provincial Treasurer (Minister of Finance), 1997-2000
January 2014
Timber! $1 Billion China-BC Forestry MOU Signed
International Trade Bulletin
June 5, 2013
Asia Calling: How to Answer
Keynote Speaker, The Hong Kong-Canada Business Association, Vancouver, BC
May 28, 2013
Panelist
Canadian Council of Chief Executives Conference, Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver, BC