Michael Kram grew up and still resides in south Regina. He graduated from Dr. Martin LeBoldus High School and has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics. Both degrees are from the University of Regina.
Before being elected to public office, Michael worked for 20 years in the information technology sector, including a number of contract positions with the Department of National Defence. He worked for over 17 years as a programmer/analyst with Paradigm Consulting, a Regina-based IT consulting firm. During this time, he developed software solutions for a mix of private sector and government entities.
Michael ran as the Conservative Party of Canada candidate in the constituency of Regina-Wascana in the 2015 Canadian federal election. He was defeated by long-time Liberal incumbent Ralph Goodale. Michael ran again as the Conservative candidate in Regina-Wascana in the 2019 Canadian federal election. In that election, he defeated Ralph Goodale by a margin of over 7,000 votes.
Kram was sworn in as a Member of Parliament on November 12, 2019.
He was subsequently appointed to the House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade and named Deputy Critic for International Trade for the Conservative Opposition caucus.
In September of 2020, incoming Conservative Party Leader Erin O’Toole switched Kram to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities. Since his appointment to this committee, Kram has become vocal regarding pandemic assistance for airports, especially his local airport in Regina, Saskatchewan.
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