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Monday, May 26, 2008

John Williamson to leave the Canadian Taxpayers Federation

Williamson_2 The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) announced today that federal director John Williamson is leaving in September for graduate studies at the London School of Economics (LSE).

Williamson joined the CTF in September 2002 as Ontario director tasked with opening a Toronto office and establishing a full-time presence in Canada's largest province. He was promoted to federal director in January 2004 and will fill this roll in Ottawa until September 2008.

"John never failed to ensure the concerns of CTF supporters were clearly, and loudly, articulated in Ottawa. He has been a key ingredient to building the CTF's reputation and presence on the national stage. He will not be easy to replace," said CTF National Communications Director Troy Lanigan. "The CTF will launch a search for a new federal director in June."

Before joining the CTF, Williamson was a National Post editorial writer and founding member of the paper’s editorial board.

Western Standard readers who met Williamson on our cruise will know him to be a gentleman, a scholar and a very natty dresser.  I wish him success at LSE and know his future will be bright wherever he ends up.

Good luck, John!

Posted by Matthew Johnston on May 26, 2008 in Current Affairs | Permalink


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We will miss him very much!

Posted by: Sara Landriault | 2008-06-01 6:57:41 PM

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