President of the Treasury Board
|President of the Treasury Board
Président du Conseil du Trésor
|Treasury Board of Canada|
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
|Appointer||Monarch (represented by the governor general);|
on the advice of the prime minister
|Term length||At Her Majesty's pleasure|
|Inaugural holder||Edgar John Benson|
|Formation||1 October 1966|
The president of the Treasury Board (French: président du Conseil du Trésor) chairs the Treasury Board (a committee of the Canadian Cabinet in the Privy Council) and is the minister responsible for the Treasury Board Secretariat (a central agency of the Government of Canada), which is responsible for accounting for the government's fiscal operations.
The position is currently held by Jean-Yves Duclos.
The position was created as a ministerial position in the Canadian Cabinet in 1966 when the Treasury Board became a full-fledged department. From 1867 to 1966 the Treasury Board had been part of the Department of Finance.
Technically, the Treasury Board is a Cabinet committee of the Privy Council. It is responsible for managing the government's fiscal and administrative responsibilities including management of the civil service and oversight of expenditures.
The Treasury Board is supported by its department: the Treasury Board Secretariat, a central agency.
Presidents of the Treasury Board
|No.||Portrait||Name||Term of office||Political party||Ministry|
|1||Edgar Benson||October 1, 1966||April 20, 1968||Liberal||19 (Pearson)|
|April 20, 1968||July 5, 1968||20 (P. E. Trudeau)|
|2||Charles Mills Drury||July 5, 1968||August 7, 1974||Liberal|
|3||Jean Chrétien||August 8, 1974||September 13, 1976||Liberal|
|4||Robert Knight Andras||September 14, 1976||November 23, 1978||Liberal|
|5||Judd Buchanan||November 24, 1978||June 3, 1979||Liberal|
|6||Sinclair Stevens||June 4, 1979||March 2, 1980||Progressive Conservative||21 (Clark)|
|7||Donald Johnston||March 3, 1980||September 29, 1982||Liberal||22 (P. E. Trudeau)|
|8||Herb Gray||September 30, 1982||June 29, 1984||Liberal|
|June 30, 1984||September 16, 1984||23 (Turner)|
|9||Robert de Cotret||September 17, 1984||August 26, 1987||Progressive Conservative||24 (Mulroney)|
|10||Don Mazankowski||August 27, 1987||March 30, 1988||Progressive Conservative|
|11||Pat Carney||March 31, 1988||December 7, 1988||Progressive Conservative|
|–||Doug Lewis (Acting)||December 8, 1988||January 29, 1989||Progressive Conservative|
|(9)||Robert de Cotret (2nd time)||January 30, 1989||September 19, 1990||Progressive Conservative|
|12||Gilles Loiselle||September 20, 1990||June 24, 1993||Progressive Conservative|
|13||Jim Edwards||June 25, 1993||November 3, 1993||Progressive Conservative||25 (Campbell)|
|14||Art Eggleton||November 4, 1993||January 24, 1996||Liberal||26 (Chrétien)|
|15||Marcel Massé||January 25, 1996||August 2, 1999||Liberal|
|16||Lucienne Robillard||August 3, 1999||December 11, 2003||Liberal|
|17||Reg Alcock||December 12, 2003||February 5, 2006||Liberal||27 (Martin)|
|18||John Baird||February 6, 2006||January 3, 2007||Conservative||28 (Harper)|
|19||Vic Toews||January 4, 2007||January 19, 2010||Conservative|
|20||Stockwell Day||January 19, 2010||May 18, 2011||Conservative|
|21||Tony Clement||May 18, 2011||November 4, 2015||Conservative|
|22||Scott Brison||November 4, 2015||January 14, 2019||Liberal||29 (J. Trudeau)|
|23||Jane Philpott||January 14, 2019||March 4, 2019||Liberal|
|–||Carla Qualtrough (Acting)||March 4, 2019||March 18, 2019||Liberal|
|24||Joyce Murray||March 18, 2019||November 20, 2019||Liberal|
|25||Jean-Yves Duclos||November 20, 2019||Incumbent||Liberal|
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