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LUNCHEON: The Honourable Bill Morneau

March 22, 2019 | 11:30am - 1:30pm | Hotel Halifax (Former Delta Halifax)

Hear from Finance Minister Bill Morneau as he speaks about the changing nature of Canada's economy, and how the Government's plan to invest in the middle class is building a better future for all Canadians.

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LUNCHEON: The Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance

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Name: LUNCHEON: The Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance
Date: March 22, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM ADT
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Budget 2019 / Budget de 2019 

Since 2015, the Government's plan for the economy has delivered real results for Canadians and their families.  Today, Canadians have more money to save, invest and help grow the economy -- and Budget 2019 builds on that success.  Hear from Finance Minister Bill Morneau as he speaks about the changing nature of Canada's economy, and how the Government's plan to invest in the middle class is building a better future for all Canadians.


Depuis 2015, le plan économique du gouvernement a livré de réels résultats pour les Canadiens et leurs familles. Aujourd'hui, les Canadiens ont plus d'argent pour économiser, investir et faire croître l'économie, et le budget de 2019 s'appuie sur ce succès. Venez écouter le ministre des Finances Bill Morneau alors qu'il discutera de la nature changeante de l'économie du Canada et comment le plan du gouvernement pour investir dans la classe moyenne construit un meilleur avenir pour tous les Canadiens.




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The Honourable Bill Morneau
Minister of Finance 

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.

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.

 


Location:

Hotel Halifax (Former Delta Halifax)
1990 Barrington St 
Halifax NS  B3J 1P2

Date/Time Information:

Friday, March 22
11:30am - 1:30pm

Contact Information:
Tania Crouse Hardy, Events Specialist (902) 481-1226
Fees/Admission:
Members $54.95 / Table of 10 $549.50
Future Members $84.95 / Table of 10 $849.50
All prices subject to HST

Not-for-profit / Student Rates available upon registration

If you have questions regarding registration, please contact Mandi Bowser, mandi@halifaxchamber.com 

 
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