Kevin Lamoureux was first elected to represent Winnipeg North in a 2010 by-election. He has been named the Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons.
Lamoureux’s policy priorities are public safety, health care, education and immigration.
In 2014 Lamoureux introduced a Private Member’s Bill, C-524, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising). The bill, which was defeated on second reading, would have required parties or organizations behind election ads specify that they authorize the content in the advertisement.
Lamoureux was born and raised in Winnipeg. In 1982 he joined the Canadian Forces. After serving for three years he left to attend the University of Winnipeg. In 1986 he ran for a seat in the Manitoba Legislature and in 1988 he was elected to served. Lamoureux was subsequently reelected more times than any other Liberal in Manitoba provincial history.
He twice ran for the party leadership, losing both times.
He is married and has two grown children. Kevin Lamoureux’s brother, Darrin Lamoureux, is the current leader of the Saskatchewan Liberal Party and his daughter Cindy is a Manitoba MLA for the riding of Burrows. In April 2017 she announced her candidacy for the leadership of the Manitoba Liberal Party.