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Blake Oliver

Senior Policy Advisor, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance


Blake Oliver is a Senior Policy Advisor at the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance. She previously worked as policy advisor in the Office of the Minister of Transport. Blake also worked as a consultant with Crestview Strategy and in government relations and public affairs at a top Canadian research-intensive university. She has aided and managed electoral campaigns at all levels of government, most recently as campaign manager for a Liberal candidate in the 2019 federal election. She remains engaged with political organizations and campaigns.

Blake holds a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) from McMaster University, where she served as the student union’s Vice President Education, and a Master of Political Management from Carleton University.

“The Master of Political Management program is truly unique in setting its students up for success in the world of politics. In my professional life, I continue to draw on the multi-partisan connections I made through the program.” – Blake Oliver

Last Revision: October 15, 2021