Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

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Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
Innovation, Sciences et Développement économique Canada
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Department overview
Formed 1993
Type

Department responsible for

  • CRTC
  • Copyright Board of Canada
  • Canadian Intellectual Property Office
  • Regional Economic Development Agencies
Jurisdiction Canada
Employees 6,104 (2006)
Ministers responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
  • John Knubley
Website www.ic.gc.ca

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (French: Innovation, Sciences et Développement économique Canada) is the department of the Government of Canada with a mandate of fostering a growing, competitive, knowledge-based Canadian economy.[1]

The Department headquarters are located at the C.D. Howe Building at 235 Queen Street in Ottawa, Ontario.

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada works with Canadians throughout the economy, and in all parts of the country, to improve conditions for investment, improve Canada’s innovation performance, increase Canada’s share of global trade and build an efficient and competitive marketplace.[2]

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

Officials and structure[edit]

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

Agencies, boards and offices[edit]

The Department oversees several agencies and boards including the :

Certifications and approvals[edit]

  • Technical Acceptance Certificate (TAC) for Category I radio and broadcasting equipment [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat". Report on Plans and Priorities. Government of Canada. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat". Report on Plans and Priorities. Government of Canada. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  3. ^ Certification of Radio Apparatus and Electronic Equipment in Canada

External links[edit]