A return to balance: Advancing the employment and growth plan for Canadians

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from noon to 2 P.M.


The Honourable Joe Oliver

The Honourable Joe Oliver

P.C., M.P., Minister of Finance

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Joe Oliver was elected to the House of Commons for the first time in May 2011.

In March 2014, he was appointed Minister of Finance. Previously, he was appointed Minister of Natural Resources in May 2011.

Prior to his election to Parliament, Mr. Oliver had a career in the investment banking industry. He began his investment banking career at Merrill Lynch, and served in senior positions at other investment dealers and as Executive Director of the Ontario Securities Commission. He was then appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Investment Dealers Association of Canada.

Mr. Oliver also played a prominent role as Chair of the Advisory Committee of the International Council of Securities Associations and as Chair of the Consultative Committee of the International Association of Securities Commissions. A graduate of the Directors Education Program at the Rotman School of Management, he was also a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators and sat on the board of the Canadian Securities Institute Research Foundation.

Mr. Oliver is an active member of his community. He served as Chair of the Prostate Cancer Research Foundation of Canada for four years, and as a member of the Board of Mount Sinai Hospital.

Mr. Oliver obtained both his Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Civil Law at McGill University. He was called to the Quebec Bar and later graduated with an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business.

The speech will be presented in French and English.


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  • Hear the Leader of the Official Opposition and of the New Democratic Party of Canada share his vision of the future for Canada and for Montréal
  • Understand how the city can enable the country to meet the challenge of international competition
  • Learn all there is to know about Montréal’s role in Canada’s evolution towards sustainable development


  • Montréal's many strengths
  • The NDP's desire to restore Montréal's image by concentrating on its contribution to Canada's economic development
  • The way in which unifying leadership at the federal level could allow the city to strengthen its clout on the national and international scene

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