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Dale Eisler MA, BA Policy Fellows

Senior Policy Fellow, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy; Editor, JSGS Policy Brief

Areas of Interest

  • Policy/communications interface
  • Economic and fiscal policy
  • Energy and environment
  • Canada-U.S. relations


Dale Eisler has an extensive background in the federal public service and Canadian journalism. After a 25-year career in journalism with Saskatchewan and national publications, Dale spent 15 years in various senior roles with the Government of Canada, most recently as Assistant Deputy Minister for the Energy Security Task Force at Natural Resources Canada. Prior to that he spent four years serving as Canada’s Consul General in Denver, CO . Before his posting in the U.S, Dale was Assistant Secretary to the federal cabinet for Communications i n the Privy Council Office and began his role in Ottawa as Assistant Deputy Minister  for Communications in the Finance Department. He received the 2013 Joan Atkinson Federal Public Service Award of Excellence. He is the author of three book, including “False Expectations, Politics and the Pursuit of the Saskatchewan Myth” and, most recently in 2010, the historical fiction novel “Anton, a young boy, his friend and the Russian Revolution.

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