Minister of Public Services and Procurement

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Minister of Public Services and Procurement of Canada
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Carla Qualtrough

since 28 August 2017
Department of Public Works and Government Services
Style The Honourable
Member of
Appointer Governor General of Canada
Term length At Her Majesty's pleasure
Inaugural holder Diane Marleau
Formation 12 July 1996
Salary $255,300 (2017)[1]
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The Minister of Public Services and Procurement (formerly Minister of Public Works and Government Services) (French: Ministre des Travaux publics et des Services gouvernementaux) is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for overseeing the federal government's "common service organization" (Public Works and Government Services Canada), an expansive department responsible for the internal servicing and administration of the federal government. A flavour for the Ministry is given by the list of Acts and Regulations for which the Ministry is responsible overview page.[2] The Minister of Public Services and Procurement is also the Receiver General for Canada.

The current Minister is Carla Qualtrough, who took over on August 28, 2017 from Judy Foote who resigned on August 24, 2017 due to health issues.



No. Name Term of office Political party Ministry
Minister of Public Works and Government Services
1 Diane Marleau July 12, 1996 June 10, 1997 Liberal 26 (Chrétien)
2 Alfonso Gagliano June 11, 1997 January 14, 2002 Liberal
3 Don Boudria January 15, 2002 May 25, 2002 Liberal
4 Ralph Goodale May 26, 2002 December 11, 2003 Liberal
5 Stephen Owen December 12, 2003 July 19, 2004 Liberal 27 (Martin)
6 Scott Brison July 20, 2004 February 5, 2006 Liberal
7 Michael Fortier February 6, 2006 June 25, 2008 Conservative 28 (Harper)
8 Christian Paradis June 25, 2008 January 19, 2010 Conservative
9 Rona Ambrose January 19, 2010 July 14, 2013 Conservative
10 Diane Finley July 15, 2013 November 4, 2015 Conservative
Minister of Public Services and Procurement
11 Judy Foote November 4, 2015 August 24, 2017 Liberal 29 (J. Trudeau)
12 Carla Qualtrough August 28, 2017 Incumbent Liberal

Prior to 1996, the responsibilities of the current Public Works and Government Services portfolio were divided between the now-defunct posts of Minister of Public Works and Minister of Supply and Services.

Acts for which the Minister is responsible[edit]

  1. Anti-Personnel Mines Convention Implementation Act
  2. Bridges Act
  3. Canadian Arsenals Limited Divestiture Authorization Act
  4. Defence Production Act
  5. Department of Public Works and Government Services Act
  6. Dry Dock Subsidies Act
  7. Expropriation Act
  8. Federal District Commission to have acquired certain lands, An Act to confirm the authority of the
  9. Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act
  10. Government Property Traffic Act
  11. Kingsmere Park Act
  12. National Flag of Canada Manufacturing Standards Act
  13. Ottawa River, An Act respecting certain works
  14. Payments in Lieu of Taxes Act
  15. Pension Benefits Division Act
  16. Publication of Statutes Act
  17. Seized Property Management Act
  18. Shared Services Canada Act
  19. Surplus Crown Assets Act
  20. Translation Bureau Act



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