Industry Canada

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Departments of the Government of Canada

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Minister Christian Paradis
Deputy Minister Richard Dicerni
Established 1993
Responsibilities CRTC

Copyright Board of Canada

Canadian Intellectual Property Office

Employees 6,104 (2006)
Department Website

Industry Canada (French: Industrie Canada) is the department of the Government of Canada with responsibility for regional economic development, investment, and innovation/research and development. The department employs 6104 FTEs across Canada.[1]

The Department headquarters is located at the C.D. Howe Building at 240 Sparks Street in Ottawa, Ontario.

Industry Canada is involved in the Modern Comptrollership Initiative, which seeks to modernize the management practices of the Government of Canada.

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


Officials and structure

Minister of Industry
Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism)
  • Deputy Minister
  • Senior Associate Deputy Minister
  • Office of Consumer Affairs
  • Industry Sector
  • Spectrum, Information Technologies and Telecommunications Sector
  • Science and Innovation Sector
  • Small Business and Marketplace Operations
  • Strategic Policy Branch
  • Audit and Evaluation Branch
  • Communications and Marketing Branch
  • Comptrollership and Administration Sector
  • Corporate and Portfolio Office
  • Legal Services
  • Human Resources Branch
  • Regional Operations

Agencies, boards and offices

The Department oversees several agencies and boards including the :

External links


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