June 2019

The Hon. Bill Morneau, Canada's Minister of Finance, to Address the EC

8:30am-10:00am | The Westin Calgary - 320 4th Avenue SW, T2P 2S6, Calgary

Since 2015, the Government's plan for the economy has delivered real results for Canadians and their families. Across the country, a strong and growing middle class is driving economic growth, creating new jobs and more opportunities – but there is more work to be done.  Hear from Finance Minister Bill Morneau as he speaks about the changing nature of our economy, the importance of helping the energy sector grow and prosper, and how the Government's plan to invest in the middle class is building a better future for all Canadians.

Join the Economic Club of Canada in Calgary for this exclusive speech by Minister Morneau. 

- Breakfast will be served -

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

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

- For information about accessibility, please email morgan@economicclub.ca
- Dietary restriction notes and meal requests must be submitted to morgan@economicclub.ca at least 48 hrs before the event
- Refunds/credits: We require three business days notice in advance of the event date for ticket cancellations

*The views expressed on the Economic Club platform are not that of the Economic Club or its affiliates but of the speakers alone and the organizations they represent*

The Hon. Bill Morneau, Canada's Minister of Finance, to Address the EC

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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