with Peter Bethlenfalvy
Ontario’s Minister of Finance and Minister Responsible for Digital and Data Transformation
Wednesday August 4 | 11:30am – 1:00pm
Wednesday, August 4
11:30am – 1:00pm
Valhalla Inn Hotel
Peter Bethlenfalvy has been serving as Ontario’s Minister of Finance and Minister Responsible for Digital and Data Transformation. Prior to his role at Finance, he served in Cabinet as President of the Treasury Board between 2018 and 2021. He was elected as MPP for Pickering—Uxbridge in 2018.
Minister Bethlenfalvy is responsible for ensuring Ontario’s long-term fiscal sustainability and providing the fiscal firepower needed to protect the health and wellbeing of Ontarians in the face of COVID-19.
During his time as President of the Treasury Board, he was responsible for the province’s expenditure management efforts, the government’s internal audit work, and was the official employer of the province’s public servants. Minister Bethlenfalvy led the creation of Ontario’s Office of the Comptroller General – the first of its kind in any Canadian province – and is Chair of the Future State Modernization Committee.
As Minister of Finance, he is responsible for the management of the province’s finances and building the environment for long-term economic prosperity. In the face of COVID-19, Minister Bethlenfalvy is focused on providing the supports Ontario families, workers, and businesses need through the pandemic. As the province charts its long-term recovery, he is working to ensure our health care system, communities and economy are positioned to emerge stronger than ever before.
As Minister Responsible for Digital and Data Transformation, he leads the government’s modernization initiatives, which are being brought to life through Ontario Onwards: Ontario’s COVID-19 Action Plan. Among these initiatives is the government’s Digital Identity initiative that aims to create a safe, secure, and convenient way to authenticate your identity online. These programs aim to transform how citizens interact with their government by making services more convenient and accessible.