NEW) PRESIDENT & COO, JIM PATTISON GROUP
The Influencer The former premier has frequently acted as a liaison between the business community (particularly his boss, Jimmy Pattison, for whom he’s second in command) and the NDP. That role will be outsized now, as the NDP work to show they’re not anti-capitalist bogeymen. Clark’s inuence is already evident: he sits on the board of forest giant Canfor, and no doubt nudged the party to adopt amodern take on forest products. To wit, the NDP is touting the economic value of engineered wood, mentioned in the throne speech.