Join the Richmond Chamber of Commerce to hear from the Honourable Mona Fortier, Associate Minister of Finance and Minister of Middle Class Prosperity for the Government of Canada.
The discussion and Q&A will provide Chamber of Commerce members and our region’s business community with an overview of the recently unveiled federal budget. This will be a chance to hear from Minister Fortier directly about how the federal budget will help finish the fight against COVID-19, lay out a plan for jobs and growth, and ensure a resilient recovery that includes all British Columbians.
Friday, April 23rd, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Members & their employees: Free
General Admission: $10 + GST
About Mona Fortier, Minister of Middle Class Prosperity and Associate Minister of Finance
Elected in 2017, the Honourable Mona Fortier is the first female Member of Parliament for Ottawa—Vanier.
Minister Fortier has always believed that she can best serve her community by getting involved and taking action. Her expertise covers the areas of health care, education, job creation, and francophone affairs.
Prior to being elected, Minister Fortier worked as the Chief Director of Communications and Market Development at Collège La Cité and managed her own strategic communications consulting firm. She has also served on several non-profit Boards of Directors, including the Montfort Hospital, the Ontario Provincial Advisory Committee on Francophone Affairs, and the Shaw Centre. In addition, she has received numerous awards for her community involvement, including the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012.
Minister Fortier is focused on making life more affordable for Canadians, protecting the environment, and helping businesses prosper. She is a strong advocate for linguistic duality and always searches for the right balance between prosperity and social justice.
As a mother of three, a University of Ottawa graduate, community leader, and entrepreneur, Minister Fortier knows that it is important to come together with an ambitious plan to build stronger and better communities while growing the middle class.