Enabling SME Scale-up Through Growth Capital and International Trade

Minister Bill Morneau

Minister of Finance

Department of Finance Canada

Bill Morneau is Canada’s Minister of Finance and has been in that role since 2015. As Canada’s Minister of Finance, he 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, Minister Morneau 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.

The Department of Finance Canada helps the Government of Canada develop and implement strong and sustainable economic, fiscal, tax, social, security, international and financial sector policies and programs. It plays an important central agency role, working with other departments to ensure that the Government's agenda is carried out, supported by high-quality analysis and advice.

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