Ottawa, Ontario - January 27, 2018

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the selection of the next premier of Saskatchewan:

“On behalf of the Government of Canada, I would like to congratulate Scott Moe on his successful bid for the leadership of the Saskatchewan Party.

“I look forward to working closely with Mr. Moe to continue to deliver real results on the issues that matter to the people of Saskatchewan and to all Canadians, including growing our agricultural industry and promoting our natural resources to the world.

“I also thank Brad Wall for his contributions to the province and the country during his time as Premier, and wish him all the best in his future endeavours."