Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

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Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
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Department overview
Formed 1993 (as Industry Canada)
Type

Department responsible for

  • CRTC
  • Copyright Board of Canada
  • Canadian Intellectual Property Office
  • Regional Economic Development Agencies
Jurisdiction Canada
Employees 6,104 (2006)
Annual budget CAD$ 4.9 billion (2015)[1]
Ministers responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
  • John Knubley
Website www.canada.ca/en/innovation-science-economic-development.html

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (French: Innovation, Sciences et Développement économique Canada), or ISED, formerly Industry Canada, is the department of the Government of Canada with a mandate of fostering a growing, competitive, and knowledge-based Canadian economy.[2] The Department headquarters are located at the C.D. Howe Building at 235 Queen Street in Ottawa, Ontario.

Upon the November 2015 installation of the 29th Canadian Ministry, led by newly-elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the position of Minister of Industry was re-named Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development, and Industry Canada was subsequently re-named Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada.[3][4]

The C.D. Howe Building, home to many Industry Canada offices

Officials and structure

Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development
Minister of Science
Minister of Small Business and Tourism

Agencies, boards and offices

The Department oversees several agencies and boards including:

See also

Certifications and approvals

  • Technical Acceptance Certificate (TAC) for Category I radio and broadcasting equipment [5]

References

  1. ^ "Public Accounts of Canada 2015 Volume II Section 16 - Industry Ministry summary" (html). Government of Canada. 2015. Retrieved 21 Feb 2017. 
  2. ^ "Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat". Report on Plans and Priorities. Government of Canada. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Trudeau government renames key departments". CTV News. Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  4. ^ "What happened to Industry Canada? Trudeau elevates scientific research in new cabinet role". Financial Post. Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  5. ^ Certification of Radio Apparatus and Electronic Equipment in Canada

External links

  • Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
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