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Hillwatch, Canada's Leading Government Relations Team

Scott Proudfoot, Principal: 30 years in government and government relations.  Worked for Cabinet Minister.  Trade Advisor to European Common Market.  Investigative Researcher. Dalhousie  (B.A. Hon. Political Science and Economics); Carleton  (M.A. Political Science); and Thunderbird (M.A. International Management). 

Michael Teeter, Principal: 30 years in government and government relations.  Worked for Liberal Cabinet Ministers and the Prime Minister's Office.   Vice-President of the Canadian Food Processors Association and Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Apparel Manufacturers Institute.  Carleton (B.A. Hon. Political Science), University of Ottawa (MBA), Western Ontario (post-grad). 

Roger Larsen, Hillwatch Associate
25 years in government relations and trade association activity. Proven competence in agriculture, food sustainability, climate changes, and  transportation.  Roger has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Saskatchewan and is a professional agrologist.  He was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal in 2012.

Sheila Rose, Webmaster: Public policy researcher & Webmaster of the Hillwatch.com and Hillwatch Inc sites. Concordia, B.A. (History).   


Policy Brief

Willful Blindness in Federal Budget-Making
The Federal Government has been on the debt track for most of the last 50 years. It is the inevitable consequence of a willful blindness built in the budget-making process coupled with a facility for ignoring the accumulating evidence.




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