10/02/2014 03:27 EDT | Updated 12/02/2014 05:59 EST

Jason Kenney addresses Canada2020 conference in Ottawa

Employment Minister Jason Kenney is speaking to a conference organized by Canada2020, a policy think-tank, in Ottawa today. 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.

More to come