An update on Alberta’s Finances: A Conversation with Minister Toews

September 4, 2019
11:30 am -  
1:30 pm
Hudson
200 8 Ave SW 6th floor, Calgary, AB T2P 1B5

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On September 4th, the Calgary Chamber will be hosting the Honourable Travis Toews, President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance. Before the provincial budget is tabled, Minister Toews will be speaking to how his government plans to increase competitiveness and attract investment for our province from across Canada and globally. Minister Toews will also be speaking to the government-wide initiative on reducing red tape in Alberta. 

These events are an essential part of the Chamber’s role as the podium of record for the Calgary business community. 

This is a lunch event, with a full lunch. Minister Toews will also be taking audience questions. 

Tickets:

Member ticket: $89.00
Member table: $712.00
Non-member ticket: $178.00
Non-member table: $1,424.00

About Minister Travis Toews: 

Minister Toews was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta on April 16, 2019, as the MLA for Grande Prairie-Wapiti. 

A lifelong resident of Alberta, Toews and his wife live in the Grande Prairie region and have 3 children and 6 grandchildren. He has considerable business experience, and holds a CPA, CMA accounting designation and, prior to pursuing business interests, spent twelve years in a public accounting practice. In the past fifteen years, he and his wife Kim, have invested in, managed and grown a corporate family cattle ranching operation and an oilfield environmental company. 
Toews has served as a Director on a number of local non-profit boards, as well as provincial and national industry boards and committees including the Alberta Beef Producers and the Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance. He was elected President of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association in 2010 and served until the term end in 2012. Toews co-chaired the Agri-Innovators Committee for then federal Agriculture Minister, Gerry Ritz. 

As a Canadian representative on the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation committee on food security and a member of the Country of Origin Labelling Canadian World Trade Organization Legal working group, Toews has worked globally to support Canadian interests in international trade. In 2012, he received the QEll Diamond Jubilee Award presented by Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Governor General David Johnston for contributions to Canadian Agriculture and Trade. 

Travis Toews was appointed as Alberta’s President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance on April 30, 2019. As the Minister of Finance, Toews will utilize his extensive background to implement key promises, including the Job Creation Tax Cut, and will balance the budget by fiscal year 2022-2023. 

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