- President of the Treasury Board (Canada)
The position of President of the Treasury Board ( _fr. Président du Conseil du Trésor) was created as a ministerial position in the
Canadian Cabinetin 1966when the Treasury Boardbecame a fully-fledged department. From 1867to 1966the Treasury Board had been part of the Department of Finance.
Technically, the Treasury Board is a Cabinet committee of the
Queen's Privy Council for Canada. It is responsible for managing the government's fiscal and administrative responsibilities including management of the civil serviceand oversight of expenditures.
The President of the Treasury Board chairs the Board and is responsible for implementing the decisions of Cabinet by allocating the necessary resources.
At present, the Treasury Board (with cabinet portfolios in brackets) consists of:
Rona Ambrose(Intergovernmental Affairs)
Marjory LeBreton(Leader of the Government in the Senate), Gordon O'Connor(National Revenue), Peter Van Loan (Government House Leader), Jim Flaherty(Finance)
Peter MacKay(National Defence), Jay Hill(Secretary of State), Christian Paradis(Secretary of State (Agriculture))
Alternates will attend Treasury Board meetings when accountability initiatives are being presented.
Presidents of the Treasury Board
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