(Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press)

Canada Finance Minister to promote budget in Kelowna

Bill Morneau will speak in Kelowna

Canada’s Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau is coming to Kelowna.

Morneau will be promoting this year’s budget that was released on Tuesday. As well as speaking about the changing nature of the nation’s economy followed by a moderated question and answer period.

Morneau has been Canada’s Minister of Finance since 2015 and he is the Member of Parliament for Toronto Centre.

READ MORE: Five highlights in the 2019 federal budget

READ MORE: Prime minister defends Liberal budget measures as sales effort gets underway

As Minister of Finance, Morneau has played a key role in shaping government policy and initiatives, including the introduction of the Canada Child Benefit, tax cuts for the middle class and small businesses, and the negotiation of an enhanced Canada Pension Plan.

READ MORE:Kelowna Chamber of Commerce says federal budget missed opportunities

READ MORE: Budget responds to long-standing calls for federal strategy to address dementia

Morneau will speak in Kelowna, at Okanagan College, Kelowna campus where admission is free but registration is required. The speech will be followed by a question and answer period in the trades building March 26 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

To register visit eventbrite.ca

To report a typo, email:
newstips@kelownacapnews.com
.


@KelownaCapNews
newstips@kelownacapnews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

West Kelowna won’t get an urgent care centre says health minister

Adrian Dix says other options are being considered to improve health services on Westside

Climate protesters temporarily shut down Bernard Avenue in Kelowna

Protesters are demanding politicans take action to stop climate change

Climate change hot topic at election forum in Kelowna

Just seven of the 12 candidates in Kelowna’s two ridings were present for the forum

Climate change rally held outside Kelowna City Hall

People protested outside Kelowna City Hall today to demand more action on climate change

Loaded shotgun found in Kelowna alleyway

RCMP seized a loaded 12-gauge shotgun, ammunition, clothing and other items

PHOTOS: Young protesters in B.C. and beyond demand climate change action

Many demonstaers were kids and teens who skipped school to take part

Walmart to quit selling e-cigarettes amid vaping backlash

U.S.’s largest retailer points to ‘growing’ complications in federal, state and local regulations

Security footage shows grab and go of cash in South Okanagan business break-in

Marla Black is asking for the public’s help in identifying the man who broke into Winemaster

Vehicle taken by gunpoint in South Okanagan carjacking recovered

Penticton RCMP said the criminal investigation remains very active and ongoing

Former B.C. lifeguard gets house arrest for possession of child porn

Cees Vanderniet of Grand Forks will serve six months of house arrest, then two years’ probation

Crown alleges resentment of ex-wife drove Oak Bay father to kill his daughters

Patrick Weir alleged in his closing arguments that Andrew Berry is responsible for the deaths of his daughters

‘I’d do it again,’ says B.C. man who swam naked, drunk in Toronto shark tank

David Weaver, of Nelson, was drunk when he went to Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto on Oct. 12 2018

How to react to Trudeau’s racist photos? With humility, B.C. prof says

‘We are now treating racism as a crime that you cannot recover from’

Victoria man spots online photo of his totem pole 11 years after it was stolen

Mark Trueman restored the pole himself before it was stolen off of his property in Duncan

Most Read