CEO Statement on Passing of Former Alberta Premier Jim Prentice


October 14, 2016 – Edmonton, AB – Today, Brad Ferguson, President and CEO, Edmonton Economic Development Corporation issued the following statement on the tragic death of former Alberta Premier, the Honourable Jim Prentice, P.C., Q.C., M.P.:

“I am deeply saddened by the tragic passing of former Premier Prentice.

I had the pleasure of working with him on a number of initiatives to grow Northern Alberta and Edmonton’s economy. A brilliant statesman, Jim’s love for our province, our country and most importantly, his family, shone through in everything he did.

Kathy and I express our deepest condolences to Karen, and all Jim’s family and friends. Our country has lost a great man today.”


Contact information:
Adam Sweet
Edmonton Economic Development