Minister of Industry (Canada)
Minister of Industry Ministry Federal
Style The Honourable Appointed by David Lloyd Johnston
as Governor General of Canada
First John Manley Formation November 1993 Term length At Her Majesty's pleasure Website www.ic.gc.ca Canada
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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
No. Portrait Name Term of office Political party Ministry 1 John Manley November 1993 October 2000 Liberal 26 (Chrétien) 2 Brian Tobin October 17, 2000 January 14, 2002 Liberal 3 Allan Rock January 15, 2002 December 11, 2003 Liberal 4 Lucienne Robillard December 12, 2003 July 19, 2004 Liberal 27 (Martin) 5 David Emerson July 20, 2004 February 5, 2006 Liberal 6 Maxime Bernier February 6, 2006 August 13, 2007 Conservative 28 (Harper) 7 Jim Prentice August 14, 2007 October 29, 2008 Conservative 8 Tony Clement October 30, 2008 May 18, 2011 Conservative 9 Christian Paradis May 18, 2011 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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