W. Brett Wilson | Dragons’ Den Panelist

From: North Battleford, Saskatchewan

William Brett Wilson is one of Canada’s most successful businessmen and respected philanthropists. He was a season 3 panelist on CBC Dragons’ Den.

W. Brett Wilson was born in small town North Battleford. His mother was a social worker and father sold cars.

“My roots are capitalism with a heart.”

W. Brett Wilson

The Calgary-based entrepreneur, Wilson began work as an investment banker with McLeod Young Weir Limited (now Scotia Capital). He is co-founder of FirstEnergy Capital Corp (1993) — one of the energy industry’s leading investment banks.


He is Chairman of Prairie Merchant Corporation.

Brett Wilson received the order of Canada in 2012 from Gov. Gen. David Johnston.


North Battleford is a city in west-central Saskatchewan. It is directly across the North Saskatchewan River from the Town of Battleford. Together, the two communities are known as “The Battlefords”.

Battlefords Provincial Park is 40 kilometres north.

North Battleford featured on Today in America | 2013 | By cityofnb

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