CBCNews.ca is liveblogging the event live starting at 4 p.m. ET.
Kenney's speech will be followed by a panel on labour skills with Perrin Beatty of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Monte Solberg, a former Conservative cabinet minister who now works for a public affairs firm, along with other panellists.
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne addressed the conference earlier Thursday.
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