Brian Tobin, P.C.

Hon. Brian Tobin served as the Federal Minister of Industry from October 2000 to January 2002. Previously, he served as the Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador from 1996 to 2000 and won two consecutive majority governments in provincial elections held in February 1996 and February 1999. Mr. Tobin served as a Member of Parliament from 1980 to 1996 and served as Minister of Fisheries and Oceans in the federal cabinet from 1993 to 1996. Mr. Tobin is currently a Senior Business Advisor with Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP in Toronto. He serves on a number of public company boards, including Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. and Aecon Group Inc., and is Vice-Chairman of the board for Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines Limited and Chairman of the board for New Flyer Industries Inc. Mr. Tobin is also Chairman of the board for CommerceTel Canada Inc. and a director for Marport Deep Sea Technologies Inc., Sonnen Energy, and Canpages Inc. In addition, Mr. Tobin is a strategic advisor to a number of Canadian corporations. He is a Senior Fellow of The Fraser Institute, focusing his work at the Fraser Institute on Canada's energy policy. He is also the Special Advisor for the Canadian Youth Business Foundation. Mr. Tobin has completed his memoirs, entitled Allin Good Time and published by Penguin Books.