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Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper delivers the opening address at the Canadian Iranian FoundationÕs 10th Annual Nowruz Gala in Vancouver
The M.C. pulls up Canada's National defence and multiculturalism minister Jason Kenney to show off his tie after Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper delivered opening remarks Saturday night in Vancouver to guests at the Canadian Iranian FoundationÕs 10th Annual Nowruz Gala in Vancouver, British Columbia, March 21, 2015. UPI/Heinz Ruckemann
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Jason T. Kenney, PC, MP (born May 30, 1968) is Canada's current Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism. He has represented the riding of Calgary Southeast in the Canadian House of Commons since 1997.

Initially elected as a candidate of the Reform Party of Canada, Kenney was re-elected as a Canadian Alliance candidate in 2000, and has since been re-elected twice as the candidate of the Conservative Party of Canada.

Following the Conservative victory in the 2006 general election, Kenney was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister of Canada. On January 4, 2007, he was sworn in as the Secretary of State for Multiculturalism and Canadian Identity, and as a Privy Councillor. Kenney has held the post of Minister for Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism since October 30, 2008.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Jason Kenney."