Department of Finance Canada

Department of Finance Canada
Department overview
Formed July 1, 1867

Department responsible for

  • Economic and Fiscal Policy
  • Economic Development and Corporate Finance
  • Federal-Provincial Relations and Social Policy
  • Financial Sector Policy
  • International Trade and Finance
  • Tax Policy
  • Corporate Services
Jurisdiction Canada
Employees 1000
Minister responsible

Department of Finance Canada operates under the Minister of Finance. Its purpose is to ensure a healthy Canadian economy by developing polices of sound economic management and providing expert advice to the government.[1]

The department is headquartered in the James Michael Flaherty building in downtown Ottawa at the corner of Elgin and Albert.


The department is divided into several branches:

Related legislation

Acts and legislations under the Department:


  1. "About Finance Canada". About Finance Canada. Finance Canada. Retrieved 12 May 2011.

External links

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