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Kevin Krueger (2009)

Kevin KruegerIn January 2009, Kevin Krueger became the 27th minister. This transition also saw the ministry again take on responsibility for property assessment matters. During his tenure, the ministry restructured three provincial grant programs (Traffic Fine Revenue Sharing, Small Community Grants, and Regional District Grants) into the new Strategic Community Investment Fund. This restructuring expedites the process of providing these funds to local governments.

Krueger was elected to the legislature in 1996, 2001, and 2005, as the Liberal MLA for Kamloops-North Thompson. In 2009 he was elected as the MLA for Kamloops-South Thompson. Prior to becoming Minister of Community Development, Krueger served as Minister of State for Mining, Minister of Small Business and Revenue, and Minister Responsible for Regulatory Reform. In June 2009, Krueger became the Minister of Tourism, Culture and the Arts.

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Sources

 
"Honourable Kevin Krueger".  Ministry of Community and Development.  20 Feb. 2009.  <http://www.gov.bc.ca/cd/minister.html>
 
“Members: Hon. Kevin Krueger”. Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. 20 Feb. 2009.  <http://www.leg.bc.ca/mla/38thParl/krueger.htm>