The Honourable Kevin Sorenson to address The Economic Club of Canada7:45am-9:00am | Sheraton Ottawa Hotel - 150 Albert Street, Ottawa
The Honourable Kevin Sorenson joins The Economic Club of Canada for a federal post-budget briefing in Ottawa.
Following the release of this year's balanced budget, Minister Sorenson will discuss the priorities highlighted by the Conservative Government, including the projected surplus of $1.4 billion in 2015, increased funding for enhanced national security, increased funding for municipal infrastructure, small business tax cuts, and more.
The Honourable Kevin Sorenson
Minister Of State (Finance)
Government Of Canada
Kevin Sorenson was first elected to the House of Commons in 2000 and re-elected in 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2011.
In July 2013, Mr. Sorenson was appointed Minister of State (Finance).
Previously, he has been Chair of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security, Chair of the House of Commons Special Committee on the Canadian Mission in Afghanistan, and Chair of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development.
Prior to being elected, Mr. Sorenson owned and operated his family farm and a small auction company.
Mr. Sorenson was born in Killam, Alberta, where he lives with his wife Darlene and their two children.