Stephen Harper to speak at Kelowna chamber luncheon

Former Prime Minister Stephen Harper, seen here speaking at a policy conference in Washington in 2017, will speak at a Kelowna Chamber of Commerce event in March. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Former Prime Minister Stephen Harper will be visiting the Okanagan in March.

On Friday, the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce announced that Harper will speak to a select audience on Tuesday, March 12. The event includes a three-course luncheon.

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“The chamber is very excited to welcome a former prime minister to Kelowna and feature this important conversation for our members,” said Kelowna chamber president Carmen Sparg.

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“We know there are lot of political enthusiasts here in Kelowna, including rafts of former civil servants who will want to hear first-hand about some of the battles, particularly over populism, that are tearing at the fabric of nations across the globe.”

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Attendees will receive a free copy of Harper’s newest book, Right Here, Right Now: Politics and Leadership in the Age of Disruption.

Harper was Canada’s 22nd prime minister, from February 2006 to November 2015.

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