Minister of Industry (Canada)

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Minister of Industry of Canada
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James Moore

since 15 July 2013
Department of Industry
Style The Honourable
Member of
Appointer Governor General of Canada
Term length At Her Majesty's pleasure
Inaugural holder John Manley
Formation 29 March 1995[1]
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The Minister of Industry is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for overseeing the federal government's economic development and corporate affairs department, Industry Canada. The Minister of Industry is also the minister responsible for Statistics Canada. By convention, the Minister of Industry also serves as the Registrar General of Canada.

Ministers of Industry[edit]


No. Portrait Name Term of office Political party Ministry
1 John Manley IMF.jpg John Manley November 1993 October 2000 Liberal 26 (Chrétien)
2 Briantobin.jpg Brian Tobin October 17, 2000 January 14, 2002 Liberal
3 Allan-rock-wLKc.jpg Allan Rock January 15, 2002 December 11, 2003 Liberal
4 No image.svg Lucienne Robillard December 12, 2003 July 19, 2004 Liberal 27 (Martin)
5 No image.svg David Emerson July 20, 2004 February 5, 2006 Liberal
6 Maxime Bernier.jpg Maxime Bernier February 6, 2006 August 13, 2007 Conservative 28 (Harper)
7 Jim Prentice.jpg Jim Prentice August 14, 2007 October 29, 2008 Conservative
8 Tony Clement 2012 B.jpg Tony Clement October 30, 2008 May 18, 2011 Conservative
9 No image.svg Christian Paradis May 18, 2011 July 15, 2013 Conservative
10 James Moore 2014.jpg James Moore July 15, 2013 Incumbent Conservative

Prior to 1995, the responsibilities of the current Industry portfolio were divided between the now-defunct posts of Minister of Industry, Science and Technology (List) and Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs (List).



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