Minister of Finance Bill Morneau: Long-Term Growth for the Middle Class7:45am-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.
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The Honourable Bill Morneau
Minister of Finance
Bill Morneau is an accomplished business leader who has been an active volunteer in Toronto Centre for more than 20 years.
When Bill became President of Morneau Shepell in 1990 the firm employed 200 people and provided employee benefits and pension services. Under his leadership the company expanded to become the largest Canadian human resources company, employing 4000 people in Canada and around the world.
Bill studied retirement issues as a member of the Government of Ontario's Pension Advisory Council and, in 2012, he was appointed as Pension Investment Advisor to Ontario's Minister of Finance.
Bill's community service in Toronto Centre is extensive. He has worked to support the arts, help street kids, and improve access to health care and education. He was chair of the board of St. Michael's Hospital, Covenant House and the CD Howe Institute, and sat on the boards of The Loran Scholars Foundation, and The Learning Partnership.
Internationally, Bill founded a special school for Somali and Sudanese youth in an African refugee camp.
In 2002, Bill was named one of Canada's Top 40 Under 40. He has co-authored a book, The Real Retirement, and has authored numerous articles on public policy issues. Bill holds a Bachelor of Arts from Western University, a Master’s of Science from the London School of Economics and an MBA from INSEAD.