Alberta’s relationship with the petroleum industry has always been close and symbiotic. Kevin Taft’s new book Oil’s Deep State examines oil and democracy in our province. His presentation promises to be challenging, insightful and thought-provoking.
Kevin Taft began his career working for Premier Peter Lougheed on the Alberta Health Facilities Review Committee. He eventually became a critic of Premier Ralph Klein’s policies and entered politics, where he served for more than a decade as the leader of the Alberta Liberals. He holds degrees in political science, community development and a doctorate in business.