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Ken has a diverse commercial law practice with many years of experience in international transactions, immigration, business law, banking and finance law, real estate law, in addition to matters related specifically to agricultural, forestry and Aboriginal law. Ken also acts as a business mentor and business planner/advisor to many organizations in Canada and Internationally.  Ken’s many leadership roles in business organizations in Saskatchewan reflect his commitment to the creation of wealth in Saskatchewan through healthy economic growth and prosperity of our province.

Education

Ken is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan and received both a Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) and a Bachelor of Laws degree (LL.B.) in 1972. He was called to the Saskatchewan Bar in 1973.

Professional Involvement

Ken is very active within his profession and the business community in Saskatchewan. He is a member of the Saskatoon Bar Association, the Law Society of Saskatchewan and the Canadian Bar Association. Ken has held a number of leadership roles in the Saskatoon and District Chamber of Commerce, having served as President of the Chamber, Chair of the Aboriginal Opportunities Committee and member of the Agribusiness Committee and Political Affairs Committee. Ken is also a member of the North Saskatoon Business Association, the Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority, a representative member of Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership, a former Director of the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce and an Ambassador in the Province of Saskatchewan Ambassador Program.  Ken acted as Directors on both Wanuskewin Heritage Park and the University of Saskatchewan Technologies Inc.  Ken served as the founding President of the Prairie Centre Policy Institute and continues to act as a Director, and he is President of GPC Capital Corporation.  In this capacity, Ken has been appointed to the In-Country representative for Saskatchewan Trade & Export Partnership for China and the Philippines.  Farther afield, he is a former Director of the Rocky Mountain Trade Corridor (Canada/USA) and has acted as a representative of Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C.

Ken has many years' experience working with clients in Asia and Europe.

International Initiatives - Asia and Europe

Ken has undertaken many initiatives in Asia and Europe to attract investment, new business and immigrants to Canada.  Ken has been appointed as an Honorary Trade Advisor to Canada on behalf of the Ministry of Commerce, Royal Thai government. In Europe, Ken has hosted a number of investment attraction and immigration seminars.  As a result of this, Ken has worked with many business owners and investors from Europe representing their legal, immigration and business needs as they relocate and invest in Canada.  Ken has also hosted a number investment attraction and immigration seminars in Asia.  Additionally, Ken leads private trade missions comprised of business investors and industry from Canada to Asia.  In turn, Ken hosts business owners, investors and trade groups from Asia entering the Canadian market, and represents their legal, immigration and business needs as they settle, invest and set up business operations in Canada.  Ken works with Canada's overseas posts in Europe and Asia in order to facilitate the legal and business needs of business investors in Canada from Europe and Asia.

 

 

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MAIN: (306) 652-7575
Email: Kenneth K E Ziegler