Last week when Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall announced he is retiring from public politics, ag twitter exploded with an outpouring of kind words and mentions of sorrow that the unofficial leader of conservatives across from Western Canada will no longer be there to represent them.
So what is it? Why did Premier Brad Wall have such a close relationship with farmers?
@shaunhaney farmers now see ourselves as businessmen. Brad Wall was pro business. He will be missed!
— Dan Flynn (@DJFholdings) August 16, 2017
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Who better to discuss this with than Alanna Koch, Deputy Minister to the Premier and former Deputy Ag Minister? Here’s our conversation about the relationship between Brad Wall and the farming community.