Derek Fildebrandt Bio, Age, Height, Education, Wife, Kids, Western Standard New Media Corp, Net Worth

Derek Fildebrandt

Derek Fildebrandt Biography

Derek Fildebrandt is the president of the Western Standard New Media Corp, he was a former member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta. On May 11, 2015, he was appointed Shadow Finance Minister in the Wildrose Official Opposition Cabinet by Brian Jean. he has advocated for healthcare and seniors care infrastructure in his constituency.

Derek Fildebrandt Age

He was born on 18th October, 1985, Kanata, Ontario, Canada.

Derek Fildebrandt Height

He stand at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches.

Derek Fildebrandt Education

He attained Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Political Sciences and History (2004-2008) from Carleton University.

Derek Fildebrandt Parents

He is quite secretive when it comes to his family life, because of that there’s not a whole of information regarding his parents.

Derek Fildebrandt Sibling

He prefers to maintain a low profile in his personal life, therefore details regarding his siblings are unknown.

Derek Fildebrandt Wife

He is married to Emma Fildebrandt.

Derek Fildebrandt Children

He has child by the name Winifred Fern Filderbrand, born 10.04 AM on 12th March, 2017 in Calgary weighing 7 pounds 8 ounces.

Derek Fildebrandt Western Standard New Media Corp

Derek announced On 23rd October, 2019 that he had bought the Western Standard online newspaper, a right wing publication that had ceased operations in 2007. The Western Standard is a Canadian political and social commentary media website operated by Western Standard New Media Corp. The Standard is based in Calgary, Alberta, where its main offices are located. The Standard also has bureaus in Victoria, Vancouver, Edmonton, Regina, Winnipeg and Ottawa.

In February 2014, he released the CTF’s balanced budget plan calling for $2.4 billion in spending cuts to business subsidies and the bureaucracy. In May 2014, he spoke out about buyout payments to political appointees. He was a conservative critic of former PC Premier Jim Prentice, calling him a “tax and spend liberal.” During the Alberta PC leadership race, he filed Freedom of Information requests for Jim Prentice’s federal expense records, releasing them in September 2014.

On 11th May, 2015, he was appointed Shadow Finance Minister in the Wildrose Official Opposition Cabinet by Brian Jean. he advocated for healthcare and seniors care infrastructure in his constituency. Fildebrandt criticized the NDP for tax increases, deficit spending and its relationship with public sector unions.

On 26th January, 2015, he announced that he would seek the Wildrose Party nomination in Strathmore-Brooks. He was named as the candidate on 6th February , 2015. In response to PC challenges to the Wildrose’s budget plan, he challenged Finance Minister Robin Campbell to a debate, which Campbell refused. On 5th May , 2015, he was elected as the Member Of The Legislative Assembly for Strathmore-Brooks

On 27th May, 2016, Wildrose leader Brian Jean suspended him for an indefinite period of time after he wrote “Proud to have constituents like you!” in response to a comment referring to Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne as “Mr. Wynne, or whatever the hell she identifies as” which Jean called “unacceptable.” This came on the heels of an incident where Derek criticised Premier Wynne in the Alberta Legislature as Wynne sat in the gallery as a guest.

He made several public statements throughout 2016, but most notoriously on 14th December, 2016, when he broke ranks with Brian Jean and openly called for a merger of the Wildrose and PC Parties. a month later, Jean released a statement in favour of uniting the parties on the same day that he held a fundraiser at the Calgary Petroleum Club calling for a single united party.

In February 2018 the leader of the UCP Jason Kenney announced that Fildebrandt was not welcome in the UCP Caucus. Kenney commented: “I can only conclude that Mr. Fildebrandt deliberately misled us in refusing to disclose this outstanding charge.” Fildebrandt continued in his electoral riding as an independent. Fildebrandt claimed that he was given an ultimatum by Kenney who wanted to run female MLA Leela Aheer in the new combined riding of Chestermere-Strathmore. After his loss, he told the media he was returning to private life to “get a real job, make some money.

Derek Fildebrandt Salary

His annual salary is estimated to be USD 132,000.

Derek Fildebrandt Net Worth

His net worth is estimated to be USD 1 million.

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