The Honourable Jason Kenney served as the 18th Premier of Alberta, where he led the development and diversification of the province's energy sector, built partnerships with Indigenous communities and created new opportunities for businesses to grow and attract investment. He served for more than 25 years in Canadian federal and provincial elected office.
Jason provides an extraordinary combination of leadership, vision and public policy experience to Bennett Jones clients. As Premier, he led the creation of Alberta's Recovery Plan, Natural Gas Vision and Strategy, Hydrogen Roadmap and the first-of-its-kind Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation.
From 2007-15, he served as Canada's Minister for Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism; Minister of Employment and Social Development; Minister of National Defence; and Chair of the Cabinet Operations Committee. He was first elected a Member of Parliament (MP) in 1997 and was re-elected six times.
Jason was the President of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation in the 1990s before starting his political career.