Department of Finance Canada

The Department of Finance Canada is responsible for the overall stewardship of the Canadian economy. This includes preparing the annual federal budget, as well as advising the Government on economic and fiscal matters, tax and tariff policy, social measures, security issues, financial stability and Canada’s international commitments.

We lead the Finance portfolio for the Government of Canada and work in close collaboration with our partners.

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Ukraine Sovereignty Bond

Ukraine Sovereignty Bond

Canada is offering a Ukraine Sovereignty Bond to offer Canadians an opportunity to directly support Ukraine.

Affordability Plan

Fall Economic Statement 2022

Making life more affordable and growing an economy that works for everyone.

Services and information

Federal budget

Read the Government of Canada’s plan for how it collects and spends money each year.

Federal transfers to provinces and territories

The Government provides financial support through the Canada Health Transfer (CHT), the Canada Social Transfer (CST), Equalization, and Territorial Formula Financing (TFF).

Tax policy

The department develops and evaluates federal tax policies and legislation in the areas of personal income tax, business income tax, and sales and excise tax.

Financial sector policy

The department develops policies and frameworks about the financial sector, federal financial institutions and systems, federal borrowing and investments, and capital markets. 

International trade and finance policy

The department develops international trade, finance, and development policies in cooperation with its international partners.

What we are doing

Corporate information

Minister

The Honourable
Chrystia Freeland

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance

Minister

The Honourable
Randy Boissonnault

Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance

Features

Affordability Plan

Affordability Plan

New measures that are coming into force now to help Canadians who need it most this year.

Census of Population

Census of Population

The sixth release of findings from the 2021 Census are available! Discover census data on citizenship and immigration; ethnocultural and religious composition of the population; and mobility and migration of Canadians.

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