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Jan. 8, John Treleaven and Colin Nielsen with Adam Stirling

Nov. 15, Are Saanich Police costs out of control? with Adam Stirling

Oct. 29, Municipal wages and benefits with Mark Brennae

Sept. 28, City of Victoria severances with Adam Stirling

Aug. 30, ’22 Games Post Mortem with Adam Stirling


John spent 32 years in the Canadian Foreign Service working abroad as a trade commissioner and in Ottawa in a variety of positions with a trade and economic focus.  In 1997 he was appointed as Canada’s Ambassador to the Philippines. In Ottawa he served in a variety of senior positions with a focus on Asia, the policy direction of the Trade Commission Service and on assignment to the Privy Council Office. In 2000 he joined the Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership (“STEP”) as President and CEO. He has been a member of advisory board at Rare Earth Metals Inc. since 2012. He’s a director of a number of internationally focused Canadian organizations including the Forum for International Trade Training, Canadian Council for Africa, The Hong Kong – Canada Business Association, the Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, and serves in an advisory capacity to a number of organizations including Global Vision/Junior Team Canada. He’s president of the Sidney-based Treleaven Consulting Group and a keen golfer.