Hon. Kevin Sorenson
M.P. For Battle River—Crowfoot
Excerpt from Farewell Speech (June 5, 2019) “After six elections, 19 great years and various positions in the Official Opposition and Government, it is now time for me to spend more time with my family, who have so selflessly and stoically stood by my side through this long and demanding journey .... However, I do so with a heavy heart as I have so much enjoyed the privilege of being a Member of Parliament, a Member of Parliament for the riding of Crowfoot, which later had its named changed to Battle River-Crowfoot. I cannot thank the good people of my riding enough for their support. For 19 years, they were my boss. Every day I have received letters, emails, telephone calls and face-to-face words of encouragement and prayers that mean more to me than they will ever know. After first being elected in November 2000, I stood in the House of Commons on February 1st, 2001 to deliver my maiden speech in which I said: “I thank all the people of Crowfoot for bestowing their faith in me. I promise to respectfully and truthfully represent your views and concerns (here in Ottawa). I pledge to work hard with the same diligence that the majority of the people of Crowfoot demonstrate daily as they go about their occupations and their careers in our predominately rural riding.” I have worked hard to keep my word.”
Thank you for the honour of serving, good bye, and may God bless Canada.
* Background Map of Battle River—Crowfoot, the constituency Kevin currently represents.
2019 - Camrose Kick’N Country Parade, Kevin is holding Grandson Kaden
2002 - Final Load of Hay to Arrive in Alberta from Hay West
2001 - Kevin with his family at the “Signing of the Scroll.”
2012 - Kevin at work as Committee Chair
2015 - Kevin with then PM Stephen Harper
2014 - Finance Ministers Meeting: Kevin with Jim Flaherty and BoC Governor Stephen Poloz
2010 - Special Committee tour of “Task Force Kandahar” in Afghanistan
2006 - Christmas Open House
2018 - Tour of the Husky Terminal at Hardisty