Canada’s Most Powerful Business People 2016: #12 — Jason Kenney

Rallying the opposition in Parliament

 

Jason Kenney, Member of Parliament, Calgary Midnapore
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#12: Jason Kenney

Member of Parliament, Calgary Midnapore

Why he matters: Rallying the opposition in Parliament

@jkenney 48,800 followers

During the Conservatives’ decade-long reign, Jason Kenney held almost every key cabinet position, including minister of employment. With the Liberals now in power—and with heavyweights like former Finance Minister Joe Oliver defeated in the recent election—Kenney will take a prominent spot the opposition bench. He’s a likely candidate to replace Stephen Harper. Even if he doesn’t, he’ll be a loud advocate for fiscal prudence as the government pursues its plan for deficit spending.


More of Canada’s Most Powerful Business People:

▲ #11 Tobias Lütke
▼ #13 Jim Balsillie

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