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Encyclopedia > Industry Canada

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Industry
Minister Maxime Bernier
Deputy Minister Richard Dicerni
Established 1993
Responsibilities CRTC

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Canadian Intellectual Property Office

Employees 6,104 (2006)
Department Website

Industry Canada is the department of the Government of Canada with responsibility for regional economic development, investment, and innovation/research and development. The department employs 6104 FTEs across Canada.[1] A ministry is a department of a government, led by a minister. ... Bold text The Canada wordmark, used by most agencies of the Canadian federal government. ... The phrase research and development (also R and D or R&D) has a special commercial significance apart from its conventional coupling of scientific research and technological development. ... Full-time equivalent (FTE) is a way to measure a workers productivity and/or involvement in a project. ...


The Department headquarters is located at the C.D. Howe Building at 235 Queen Street in Ottawa, Ontario. 240 Sparks Elevators at 240 Sparks Sparks Street Entrance The C.D. Howe Building is an office tower in Ottawa, Canada, that is the home of Industry Canada. ... Motto: Advance Ottawa/Ottawa en avant Location of the City of Ottawa in the Province of Ontario Coordinates: , Country Canada Province Ontario Established 1850 as Town of Bytown Incorporated 1855 as City of Ottawa Amalgamated January 1, 2001 Government  - Mayor Larry OBrien  - City Council Ottawa City Council  - MPs List... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English Government - Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman - Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 106 - Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area [1] Ranked...


Industry Canada is involved in the Modern Comptrollership Initiative, which seeks to modernize the management practices of the Government of Canada.

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Executives

The current Minister of Industry is the Honourable P.E. James Prentice. Maxime Bernier In the Cabinet of Canada, The Minister of Industry (French: Ministre de lIndustrie) is responsible for overseeing the federal governments economic development and corporate affairs department, Industry Canada. ... P. E. James Jim Prentice, PC, MP (born July 20, 1956, in South Porcupine, Timmins, Ontario) is a Canadian lawyer and politician. ...


Agencies, boards and offices

The Department oversees several agencies and boards including the :

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) is the patent, trade-mark, and copyright administration body of Canada. ... The Competition Bureau is the independent Canadian government law enforcement agency responsible for administration and enforcement of the Competition Act, Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act, Textile Labelling Act and Precious Metals Marketing Act. ... The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC, in French Conseil de la radiodiffusion et des télécommunications canadiennes) was established in 1968 by the Canadian Parliament to replace the Board of Broadcast Governors. ... The Copyright Board of Canada is an economic regulatory body empowered to establish, either mandatorily or at the request of an interested party, the royalties to be paid for the use of copyrighted works, when the administration of such copyright is entrusted to a collective-administration society. ... The Communications Research Centre is a scientific laboritory on Carling Avenue at Shirleys Bay in Ottawa The Laboratory opearates as an Agency of Industry Canada, and consists of a Canadian military and civilian telecommunication research campus. ...

External links

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References

  1. ^ The Department - Industry Canada. Retrieved on 2006-08-30.

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Industry Canada - definition of Industry Canada in Encyclopedia (143 words)
The Department of Industry, also referred to as Industry Canada, is the department of the government of Canada with responsibility for regional economic development, investment, and innovation/research and development.
Industry Canada is involved in the Modern Comptrollership Initiative, which seeks to modernize the management practices of the Government of Canada.
The current Minister of Industry is the Honourable David Emerson.
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