Event

23

June 2016

Minister of Finance Bill Morneau: Long-Term Growth for the Middle Class

7:45am-9:15am | Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel - 525 Bay Street, Toronto

Canada’s Finance Minister Bill Morneau will present the Government’s new approach to economic growth for the middle class, and discuss issues of importance for the Canadian economy, including federal-provincial negotiations on retirement security, housing and global volatility.

Member price:
Individual seat: $89 +HST
Table (seats 10): $800 +HST

Regular price:
Individual seat: $110 +HST
Table (seats 10): $990 +HST

- Breakfast will be served -

Important:
- For information about accessibility, please email lapointe@economicclub.ca
- Dietary restriction notes and meal requests must be submitted to lapointe@economicclub.ca 48 hours in advance of event.

Minister of Finance Bill Morneau: Long-Term Growth for the Middle Class

Bill Morneau

Minister of Finance
Government of Canada

Bill Morneau

Bill Morneau is Canada’s Minister of Finance and has been in that role since 2015. He is the Member of Parliament for Toronto Centre, and an accomplished business leader.

As Canada’s Minister of Finance, Bill has played a key role in shaping government policy and initiatives, including the introduction of the Canada Child Benefit, tax cuts for the middle class and small businesses, and the negotiation of an enhanced Canada Pension Plan.

Between 1990 and 2015, Bill led the human resources firm, Morneau Shepell, through a period of transformational growth. Under his leadership, the firm grew from 200 employees to 4,000, becoming the largest firm of its kind in Canada, providing services to thousands of Canadian organizations and millions of Canadians.

As a community leader, Bill has worked to support the arts, help at-risk-youth, and improve access to health care and education. Over a period of 20 years, he served as the chair of the board at St. Michael’s Hospital, Chair of Covenant House and Chair of the C.D. Howe Institute, and sat on many boards, including at the Loran Scholars Foundation and the Learning Partnership.

Internationally, Bill founded a school for Somali and Sudanese girls in Kakuma Refugee Camp, a UNHCR camp in northern Kenya.

Bill has co-authored a book, The Real Retirement, and previously served as pension investment advisor to the Ontario government. He holds a BA from Western University, an MSc (Econ) from the London School of Economics and an MBA from INSEAD.

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