CISN FILES: Braden Lauer is Canada’s Smartest Person! / 103.9 CISN Country - Edmonton's Country Radio Station Jacqueline Sweeney November 25, 2014 05:31 am CBC has crowned 23 year old Braden Lauer “Canada’s Smartest Person”. Best of all -he is from St. Albert! After 8 weeks of competition – Braden proved he was not only book smart but street smart and athletic! Way to Go Braden!