The Honourable Bill Morneau, P.C., M.P.

Toronto Centre (Ontario)

William Francis Morneau

The Honourable Bill Morneau has served as the Member of Parliament for Toronto Centre since 2015.

As Canada's Minister of Finance, Minister Morneau 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, historic new investments in affordable housing, and the negotiation of an enhanced Canada Pension Plan.

Minister Morneau is an accomplished business leader, and has volunteered in Toronto Centre for more than 20 years. He has worked to support the arts, help at-risk youth, and improve access to health care and education. He served as chair of the board at St. Michael's Hospital, Covenant House Toronto, and the C.D. Howe Institute. He has also served on the boards at the Loran Scholars Foundation and the Learning Partnership, and as a pension investment advisor to the Government of Ontario.

In addition to his work in Canada, he also founded a school for Somali and Sudanese girls in the Kakuma Refugee Camp, a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees camp in northern Kenya.

Before entering politics, he led the human resources firm Morneau Shepell. 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.

Minister Morneau holds a Bachelor of Arts from Western University, a Master of Science from the London School of Economics, and a Master of Business Administration from the Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires. He also co-authored a book, The Real Retirement.

Previous Ministers of Finance of Canada

Hon. Joe Oliver March 19, 2014- Oct. 18, 2015.

Hon. Jim Flaherty Feb. 6, 2006 - March 18, 2014.

Hon. Ralph Goodale Dec. 12, 2003 - Feb. 6, 2006.

Hon. John Manley June 2, 2002 - Dec. 12, 2003.

Hon. Paul Martin, Jr. Nov. 4, 1993 - June 2, 2002.

Hon. Gilles Loiselle June 25, 1993 - Nov. 4, 1993.

Hon. Donald Mazankowski Apr. 21, 1991 - June 25, 1993.

Hon. Michael Wilson Sept. 17, 1984 - Apr. 20, 1991.

Hon. Marc Lalonde Sept. 10, 1982 - Sept. 16, 1984.

Hon. Allan MacEachen Mar. 3, 1980 - Sept. 9, 1982.

Hon. John Crosbie June 4, 1979 - Mar. 2, 1980.

Hon. Jean Chrétien Sept. 16, 1977 - June 3, 1979.

Hon. Donald Macdonald Sept. 26, 1975 - Sept. 15, 1977.

Hon. Charles Drury, Acting Minister Sept. 10, 1975 - Sept. 25, 1975.

Hon. John Turner Jan. 28, 1972 - Sept. 9, 1975.

Hon. Edgar Benson Apr. 20, 1968 - Jan. 27, 1972.

Hon. Mitchell Sharp Nov. 11, 1965 - Apr. 20, 1968.

Hon. Walter Gordon Apr. 22, 1963 - Nov. 10, 1965.

Hon. George Nowlan Aug. 9, 1962 - Apr. 22, 1963.

Hon. Donald Fleming June 21, 1957 - Aug. 8, 1962.

Hon. Walter Harris July 1, 1954 - June 21, 1957.

Hon. Douglas Abbott Dec. 10, 1946 - June 30, 1954.

Rt. Hon. James Ilsley July 8, 1940 - Dec. 9, 1946.

Hon. James Ralston Sept. 6, 1939 - July 4, 1940.

Hon. Charles Dunning Oct. 23, 1935 - Sept. 5, 1939.

Hon. Edgar Rhodes Feb. 3, 1932 - Oct. 23, 1935.

Rt. Hon. Richard Bennett Aug. 7, 1930 - Feb. 2, 1932.

Hon. Charles Dunning Nov. 26, 1929 - Aug. 7, 1930.

Hon. James Robb Sept. 25, 1926 - Nov. 11, 1929.

Hon. Richard Bennett July 13, 1926 - Sept. 25, 1926.

Hon. Sir Henry Drayton, Acting Minister June 29, 1926 - July 12, 1926.

Hon. James Robb Sept. 5, 1925 - June 28, 1926.

Rt. Hon. William Fielding Dec. 29, 1921 - Sept. 4, 1925.

Hon. Sir Henry Drayton Aug. 2, 1919 - Dec. 29, 1921.

Hon. Sir Thomas White Oct. 10, 1911 - Aug. 1, 1919.

Hon. William Fielding July 20, 1896 - Oct. 6, 1911.

Hon. George Foster Jan. 15, 1896 - Jul. 8, 1896.

Hon. Sir Mackenzie Bowell, Acting Minister Jan. 6, 1896 - Jan. 14, 1896.

Hon. George Foster May 29, 1888 - Jan. 5, 1896.

Hon. Sir Charles Tupper Jan. 27, 1887 - May 22, 1888.

Hon. Archibald McLelan Dec. 10, 1885 - Jan. 26, 1887.

Hon. Sir Samuel Tilley Oct. 17, 1878 - Nov. 10, 1885.

Hon. Richard Cartwright Nov. 7, 1873 - Oct. 16, 1878.

Hon. Samuel Tilley Feb. 22, 1873 - Nov. 5, 1873.

Hon. Sir Francis Hincks Oct. 9, 1869 - Feb. 21, 1873.

Hon. John Rose Nov. 18, 1867 - Sept. 30, 1869.

Hon. Alexander Galt July 1, 1867 - Nov. 7, 1867.