William Francis Morneau, businessman, philanthropist, politician, federal finance minister 2015–20 (born 7 October 1962, in Toronto, Ontario). Bill Morneau became president of his father’s finance company, Morneau and Associates, in 1992. He grew the 200-person company into Morneau Shepell, Canada’s largest provider of human resources services, with a staff of more than 4,000 people and a capitalization of over $1 billion. After serving as chair of the C.D. Howe Institute, Morneau was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Toronto Centre in 2015. He was immediately appointed finance minister. Morneau served as MP and finance minister until his resignation on 17 August 2020. He resigned amid a conflict of interest investigation involving the WE Charity.