Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion

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Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion of Canada
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Incumbent
Mary Ng

since 18 July 2017
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
StyleThe Honourable
Member of
AppointerGovernor General of Canada
Term lengthAt Her Majesty's pleasure
Inaugural holderLeonard Marchand
Formation30 September 1976
Salary$255,300 (2017)[1]
Websitewww.ic.gc.ca
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The Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion (French: Ministre de la Petite Entreprise et du Tourisme) is one of three Ministers of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who are responsible for the department Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada; the others being the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and the Minister of Science.

Before 2015, the position was filled by either a Minister of State or Secretary of State. On November 4, 2015, upon the formation of the 29th Canadian Ministry, the position was named without "of State" but remained formally a Minister of State "to assist the Minister of Industry" (the senior portfolio now styled as the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development).[2]

List of Ministers[edit]

Key:

No. Portrait Name Term of office Political party Ministry
Minister of State (Small Businesses)[3][4]
1 Leonard Marchand September 30, 1976 September 15, 1977 Liberal 20 (P. E. Trudeau)
2 Anthony Abbott September 16, 1977 June 3, 1979 Liberal
Minister of State for Small Businesses and Industry[5]
3 Ron Huntington June 4, 1979 March 2, 1980 Progressive Conservative 21 (Clark)
Minister of State (Small Businesses and Tourism)[6][7]
4 Charles Lapointe.jpg Charles Lapointe March 3, 1980 September 29, 1982 Liberal 22 (P. E. Trudeau)
5 Bill Rompkey September 30, 1982 August 11, 1983 Liberal
6 David Smith August 12, 1982 June 29, 1984 Liberal
June 30, 1984 September 16, 1984 23 (Turner)
Minister of State (Small Businesses)[8]
See also Minister of State (Tourism), below
7 André Bissonnette September 17, 1984 June 29, 1986 Progressive Conservative 24 (Mulroney)
Minister of State (Small Businesses and Tourism)[9][10]
8 Bernard Valcourt June 30, 1986 January 29, 1989 Progressive Conservative
9 Tom Hockin January 30, 1989 June 24, 1993 Progressive Conservative
Minister responsible for Small Business[11]
10 Rob Nicholson infobox.jpg Rob Nicholson June 25, 1993 November 3, 1993 Progressive Conservative 25 (Campbell)
vacant[12] November 4, 1993 December 11, 2003 Liberal 26 (Chrétien)
December 12, 2003 February 5, 2006 27 (Martin)
February 6, 2006 January 3, 2007 Conservative 28 (Harper)
Secretary of State (Small Business and Tourism)[13][14]
11 Gerry Ritz 2013-04-09.jpg Gerry Ritz January 4, 2007 August 13, 2007 Conservative
12 Diane-Ablonczy-Szmurlo.jpg Diane Ablonczy August 14, 2007 October 29, 2008 Conservative
Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism)[15][16][17]
Diane-Ablonczy-Szmurlo.jpg Diane Ablonczy October 30, 2008 January 18, 2010 Conservative
13 Rob Moore January 19, 2010 May 17, 2011 Conservative
14 Maxime Bernier.jpg Maxime Bernier May 18, 2011 July 14, 2013 Conservative
Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism, and Agriculture)[18]
Maxime Bernier.jpg Maxime Bernier July 15, 2013 November 3, 2015 Conservative
Minister of Small Business and Tourism 29 (J. Trudeau)
15 Waterloo MP 2017.jpg Bardish Chagger[19] November 4, 2015 July 18, 2018 Liberal
Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion
16 Mary Ng July 18, 2018 Incumbent Liberal


Minister of State (Tourism)[edit]

From 1984 to 1986, the responsibilities for tourism were given to a Minister of State separate from the Minister of State (Small Business):

No. Portrait Name Term of office Political party Ministry
1 Thomas McMillan
as Minister of State (Tourism)[20]
September 17, 1984 August 19, 1985 Progressive Conservative 24 (Mulroney)
2 Jack Murta
as Minister of State (Tourism)[21]
August 20, 1985 June 29, 1986 Progressive Conservative

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indemnities, Salaries and Allowances". Parliament of Canada.
  2. ^ http://www.pco-bcp.gc.ca/oic-ddc.asp?lang=eng&Page=secretariats&txtOICID=&txtFromDate=2015-11-04&txtToDate=2015-11-04&txtPrecis=minister+of+small+business&txtDepartment=&txtAct=&txtChapterNo=&txtChapterYear=&txtBillNo=&rdoComingIntoForce=&DoSearch=Search+%2F+List&viewattach=31589&blnDisplayFlg=1
  3. ^ http://www.pco-bcp.gc.ca/mgm/dtail.asp?lang=eng&mstyid=20&mbtpid=1#FTNote31
  4. ^ http://www.pco-bcp.gc.ca/mgm/dtail.asp?lang=eng&mstyid=20&mbtpid=1#FTNote15
  5. ^ http://www.pco-bcp.gc.ca/mgm/dtail.asp?lang=eng&mstyid=21&mbtpid=1#FTNote14
  6. ^ http://www.pco-bcp.gc.ca/mgm/dtail.asp?lang=eng&mstyid=22&mbtpid=6
  7. ^ http://www.pco-bcp.gc.ca/mgm/dtail.asp?lang=eng&mstyid=22&mbtpid=6
  8. ^ http://www.pco-bcp.gc.ca/mgm/dtail.asp?lang=eng&mstyid=24&mbtpid=6
  9. ^ http://www.pco-bcp.gc.ca/mgm/dtail.asp?lang=eng&mstyid=24&mbtpid=6
  10. ^ http://www.pco-bcp.gc.ca/mgm/dtail.asp?lang=eng&mstyid=24&mbtpid=6
  11. ^ http://www.pco-bcp.gc.ca/mgm/dtail.asp?lang=eng&mstyid=25&mbtpid=1#FTNote17
  12. ^ http://www.pco-bcp.gc.ca/mgm/dtail.asp?lang=eng&mstyid=26&mbtpid=6
  13. ^ http://www.pco-bcp.gc.ca/mgm/dtail.asp?lang=eng&mstyid=24&mbtpid=6#FTNote10
  14. ^ http://www.pco-bcp.gc.ca/mgm/dtail.asp?lang=eng&mstyid=32&mbtpid=6#FTNote14
  15. ^ http://www.pco-bcp.gc.ca/mgm/dtail.asp?lang=eng&mstyid=32&mbtpid=6#FTNote14
  16. ^ http://www.pco-bcp.gc.ca/mgm/dtail.asp?lang=eng&mstyid=32&mbtpid=6#FTNote30
  17. ^ http://www.pco-bcp.gc.ca/mgm/dtail.asp?lang=eng&mstyid=32&mbtpid=6#FTNote36
  18. ^ http://www.pco-bcp.gc.ca/mgm/dtail.asp?lang=eng&mstyid=32&mbtpid=6#FTNote36
  19. ^ http://pm.gc.ca/sites/pm/files/docs/cabinet.pdf
  20. ^ http://www.pco-bcp.gc.ca/mgm/dtail.asp?lang=eng&mstyid=24&mbtpid=6
  21. ^ http://www.pco-bcp.gc.ca/mgm/dtail.asp?lang=eng&mstyid=24&mbtpid=6

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