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Cabinet
Cabinet of Canada
The Cabinet of Canada is a body of ministers of the Crown that, along with the Canadian monarch, and within the tenets of the Westminster system, forms the government of Canada...

-level Departments, Agencies, Secretariats and Offices are denoted in bold with the corresponding Minister listed alongside.

Crown

  • Monarchy of Canada
    • Queen of Canada
    • Governor General of Canada
      Governor General of Canada
      The Governor General of Canada is the federal viceregal representative of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II...


Departments, with subsidiary units


The following are departments and agencies of the Public Service of Canada:
  • Privy Council Office
    Privy Council Office (Canada)
    In Canada the Privy Council Office is the secretariat of the federal cabinet, providing officially non-partisan advice and support to the Prime Minister and leadership, coordination, and support to the departments and agencies of the government...

     -- Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Canada
    The Prime Minister of Canada is the primary minister of the Crown, chairman of the Cabinet, and thus head of government for Canada, charged with advising the Canadian monarch or viceroy on the exercise of the executive powers vested in them by the constitution...

    , & President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada
    President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada
    In the Canadian cabinet, the President of The Queen's Privy Council for Canada is nominally in charge of the Privy Council Office. The President of the Privy Council also has the largely ceremonial duty of presiding over meetings of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada, a body which only convenes...

    • Intergovernmental Affairs Secretariat
      Intergovernmental Affairs Secretariat (Canada)
      The Intergovernmental Affairs Secretariat in Canada is part of the Privy Council Office. Directed by a deputy minister, it supports the Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and, through the Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet, the Prime Minister of Canada and Cabinet, with...

       -- Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs
      Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs (Canada)
      The Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for the federal government's relations with the governments of the provinces and territories of Canada...

      .
    • Office of the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons -- Leader of the Government in the House of Commons
      Leader of the Government in the House of Commons (Canada)
      The Leader of the government in the House of Commons , more commonly known as the Government House Leader, is the Cabinet minister responsible for planning and managing the government's legislative program in the Canadian House of Commons...

    • Office of the Leader of the Government in the Senate -- Leader of the Government in the Senate
      Leader of the Government in the Senate (Canada)
      The Leader of the Government in the Senate is a Canadian cabinet minister who leads the government side in the Canadian Senate and is chiefly responsible for promoting and defending the government's program in the Upper House. The government leader's counterpart on the Opposition benches is the...

  • Treasury Board Secretariat
    Treasury Board Secretariat
    The Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat is the administrative branch of the Treasury Board of Canada. The role of the secretariat is to support the Treasury Board as a committee of ministers, and to fulfill the statutory responsibilities of a central government agency...

     -- President of the Treasury Board
    President of the Treasury Board (Canada)
    The position of President of the Treasury Board was created as a ministerial position in the Canadian Cabinet in 1966 when the Treasury Board became a full-fledged department. From 1867 to 1966 the Treasury Board had been part of the Department of Finance....

    • Canada School of Public Service
      Canada School of Public Service
      The Canada School of Public Service, formed on April 1, 2004, is the major educational institution for the Government of Canada. Located in Ottawa, Ontario, the school was formed by merging three agencies -- the Canadian Centre for Management Development , Training and Development Canada and...

    • Info Source
      Info Source
      Info Source is a Canadian government agency repository of information about or collected by the government of Canada. The purpose of Info Source is to help Canadians to access information available through the Privacy Act and the Access to Information Act...

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    The Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food, also referred to as Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada , is the department of the government of Canada with responsibility for policies governing agriculture production, farming income, research and development, inspection, and the regulation of animals...

     -- Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food
    Minister of Agriculture (Canada)
    The Minister of Agriculture is a Minister of the Crown in the Cabinet of Canada, who is responsible for overseeing several organizations including Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canadian Dairy Commission, Farm Credit Canada, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, National Farm Products Council and...

    • Cooperatives Secretariat
      Cooperatives Secretariat
      The Co-operatives Secretariat was established within the Government of Canada in 1987 to help the federal government respond more effectively to the concerns and needs of co-operatives...

    • National Farm Products Council
      National Farm Products Council
      The National Farm Products Council is a Canadian government agency established in 1972 that is responsible for promoting efficient and competitive agriculture...

    • Rural Secretariat
      Rural Secretariat
      The Rural Secretariat is a focal point for the Government of Canada to work in partnership with Canadians in rural and remote areas to build strong, dynamic communities...

  • Canadian Heritage, Department of
    Department of Canadian Heritage
    The Department of Canadian Heritage, or simply Canadian Heritage |department]] of the Government of Canada with responsibility for policies and programs regarding the arts, culture, media, communications networks, official languages , status of women, sports , and multiculturalism...

     -- Minister of Canadian Heritage
    Minister of Canadian Heritage
    The Minister of Canadian Heritage is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who heads the Department of Canadian Heritage, the federal government department responsible for Canada's Arts, Culture, Media, Communications network, and Sport....

    • Sport Canada
      Sport Canada
      Sport Canada is a branch of the Department of Canadian Heritage. Its mission is "to enhance opportunities for all Canadians to participate and excel in sport." Sport Canada develops Federal sport policy in Canada, provides funding programs in support of sport, and administers special projects...

       -- Secretary of State (Sport)
  • Canadian International Development Agency
    Canadian International Development Agency
    The Canadian International Development Agency was formed in 1968 by the Canadian government. CIDA administers foreign aid programs in developing countries, and operates in partnership with other Canadian organizations in the public and private sectors as well as other international organizations...

     -- Minister for International Cooperation
    Minister for International Cooperation (Canada)
    The Minister for International Cooperation is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for overseeing Canadian international development strategy, including responsibility for the Canadian International Development Agency . The current Minister is Bev Oda.-Ministers:Key:...

  • Citizenship and Immigration Canada
    Citizenship and Immigration Canada
    Citizenship and Immigration Canada is the department of the government of Canada with responsibility for issues dealing with immigration and citizenship...

     -- Minister of Citizenship and Immigration
    Minister of Citizenship and Immigration (Canada)
    The Minister of Citizenship and Immigration is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for overseeing the federal government department responsible for immigration, refugee and citizenship issues, Citizenship and Immigration Canada...

    • Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
      Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
      The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada is an independent administrative tribunal. The IRB is responsible for applying the Canadian federal Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and for making decisions on immigration and refugee matters...

  • Environment Canada
    Environment Canada
    Environment Canada , legally incorporated as the Department of the Environment under the Department of the Environment Act Environment Canada (EC) (French: Environnement Canada), legally incorporated as the Department of the Environment under the Department of the Environment Act Environment...

     -- Minister of the Environment
    Minister of the Environment (Canada)
    The Minister of the Environment is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for overseeing the federal government's environment department, Environment Canada...

    • Meteorological Service of Canada
      Meteorological Service of Canada
      The Meteorological Service of Canada , also known as "The Canadian Weather Service", is a division of Environment Canada, which primarily provides public meteorological information and weather forecasts and warnings of severe weather and other environmental hazards...

  • Finance, Department of
    Department of Finance (Canada)
    -Function:Department of Finance Canada operates under the Minister of Finance. Its purpose is to ensure a healthy Canadian economy by developing polices of sound economic management and providing expert advice to the government....

     -- Minister of Finance
    Minister of Finance (Canada)
    The Minister of Finance is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible each year for presenting the federal government's budget...

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada, frequently referred to as DFO , is the department within the government of Canada that is responsible for developing and implementing policies and programs in support of Canada's economic, ecological and scientific interests in oceans and inland waters...

     -- Minister of Fisheries and Oceans
    Minister of Fisheries and Oceans (Canada)
    The Minister of Fisheries and Oceans is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for supervising the fishing industry and administrating all navigable waterways in the country...

    • Canadian Coast Guard
      Canadian Coast Guard
      The Canadian Coast Guard is the coast guard of Canada. It is a federal agency responsible for providing maritime search and rescue , aids to navigation, marine pollution response, marine radio, and icebreaking...

  • Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Department of
    • Foreign Affairs -- Minister of Foreign Affairs
      Minister of Foreign Affairs (Canada)
      The Minister of Foreign Affairs is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for overseeing the federal government's international relations section of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada....

    • International Trade -- Minister of International Trade
      Minister of International Trade (Canada)
      The Minister of International Trade is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet is the head of the federal government's international trade department and the provisions of treaties such as the North American Free Trade Agreement .The post was first established in 1983 as the Minister...

  • Health Canada
    Health Canada
    Health Canada is the department of the government of Canada with responsibility for national public health.The current Minister of Health is Leona Aglukkaq, a Conservative Member of Parliament appointed to the position by Prime Minister Stephen Harper.-Branches, regions and agencies:Health Canada...

     -- Minister of Health
    Minister of Health (Canada)
    The Minister of Health is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for overseeing the federal government's health department and the enforcing the Public Health Agency of Canada, Canada Health Act, the law governing Medicare...

    • Pest Management Regulatory Agency
      Pest Management Regulatory Agency
      The Pest Management Regulatory Agency is the Canadian government agency responsible for the regulation of pest control products in Canada under the federal authority of the Pest Control Products Act which came into force on June 28, 2006. The agency reports to Parliament through Health Canada. The...

    • The National Office of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
  • Human Resources and Social Development Canada -- Minister of Human Resources and Social Development
    • Service Canada
      Service Canada
      Service Canada is part of a Government of Canada-wide service transformation initiative aimed at responding to Canadians' expressed desire for better, more responsive, less cluttered service from Canadian governments...

    • Service Canada Centres for Youth
    • Canada Student Loans Program
    • Employment Insurance Program
    • Canada Pension Plan
      Canada Pension Plan
      The Canada Pension Plan is a contributory, earnings-related social insurance program. It forms one of the two major components of Canada's public retirement income system, the other component being Old Age Security...

    • Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program
      Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program
      The Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program is a Canadian government program is intended to allow workers from Mexico and the Caribbean to immigrate to Canada for temporary support during the planting and harvesting seasons, when there is no help available from within Canada.The program is available...

    • Social Insurance Number
      Social Insurance Number
      A social insurance number is a number issued in Canada to administer various government programs. The SIN was created in 1964 to serve as a client account number in the administration of the Canada Pension Plan and Canada's varied employment insurance programs. In 1967, Revenue Canada started...

    • Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
      Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (Canada)
      The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service is a Canadian government service under the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada....

    • Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
      Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
      Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation is a Crown corporation, owned by the Government of Canada, founded after World War II to provide housing for returning soldiers...

    • Labour Program -- Minister of Labour
      Minister of Labour (Canada)
      The Minister of Labour is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for setting national labour standards and federal labour dispute mechanisms...

  • Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada -- Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
    • Canadian Polar Commission
      Canadian Polar Commission
      The Canadian Polar Commission is a Canadian government agency of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada responsible for monitoring, promoting, and disseminating knowledge of the polar regions; contributing to public awareness of the importance of polar science to Canada; enhancing Canada's...

    • Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians
      Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians
      The position of Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians was created in 1985 as a portfolio in the Canadian Cabinet. As the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development is officially responsible only for Status Indians and largely with those living on Indian reserves, the new...

    • Inuit Relations Secretariat
  • Infrastructure Canada
    Infrastructure Canada
    Infrastructure Canada is part of the Transport, Infrastructure and Communities portfolio of the Government of Canada. Established in August 2002, the organization was formerly associated with Treasury Board Secretariat, the Privy Council Office, Industry Canada, and Environment Canada...

     -- Minister of Transport, Communities and Infastructure
    Minister of Transport (Canada)
    The Minister of Transport is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for overseeing the federal government's transportation regulatory and development department, Transport Canada...

  • Industry Canada
    Industry Canada
    Industry 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....

     -- Minister of Industry
    Minister of Industry (Canada)
    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...

    • Canadian Intellectual Property Office
      Canadian Intellectual Property Office
      The Canadian Intellectual Property Office is the patent, trademark, and copyright administration body of Canada. Structurally the CIPO functions as a Special Operating Agency which is associated with Industry Canada....

    • Canadian Space Agency
    • Canada Tourism Commission
      Canada Tourism Commission
      The Canada Tourism Commission is a Canadian government Crown corporation responsible sustaining tourism in Canada, market Canada as a desirable tourist destination, support the private sector relationship with the federal government as well as tourism of the provinces and territories and to provide...

    • Communications Research Centre Canada
    • The Competition Bureau
      The Competition Bureau
      The Competition Bureau is an independent law enforcement agency that ensures that Canadian businesses and consumers prosper in a competitive and innovative marketplace ....

    • Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario -- Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario
    • Measurement Canada
      Measurement Canada
      Measurement Canada is a Canadian government agency of Industry Canada whose mission is "to ensure equity and accuracy where goods and services are bought and sold on the basis of measurement, in order to contribute to a fair and competitive marketplace for Canadians." The agency is headed by a...

    • Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy
      Superintendent of Bankruptcy
      Superintendent of Bankruptcy The role of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy is to ensure that bankruptcies and insolvencies in Canada are conducted in a fair and orderly manner.As stated on the :...

    • Office of Consumer Affairs
      Office of Consumer Affairs (Canada)
      The Office of Consumer Affairs is a Canadian government agency of Industry Canada which is responsible for consumer protection and promotion. The OCA is mandated to these responsibilities by building trust in the marketplace so that consumers can both protect themselves and be able to confidently...

  • Justice, Department of
    Department of Justice (Canada)
    The purpose of the Department of Justice is to ensure that the Canadian justice system is fair, accessible and efficient. The Department also represents the Canadian government in legal matters...

     -- Minister of Justice
    Minister of Justice (Canada)
    The Minister of Justice is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for the Department of Justice and is also Attorney General of Canada .This cabinet position is usually reserved for someone with formal legal training...

  • National Defence, Department of
    Department of National Defence (Canada)
    The Department of National Defence , frequently referred to by its acronym DND, is the department within the government of Canada with responsibility for all matters concerning the defence of Canada...

     -- Minister of National Defence
    Minister of National Defence (Canada)
    The Minister of National Defence is a Minister of the Crown; the Canadian politician within the Cabinet of Canada responsible for the Department of National Defence which oversees the Canadian Forces....

    • Canadian Forces
      Canadian Forces
      The Canadian Forces , officially the Canadian Armed Forces , are the unified armed forces of Canada, as constituted by the National Defence Act, which states: "The Canadian Forces are the armed forces of Her Majesty raised by Canada and consist of one Service called the Canadian Armed Forces."...

    • Communications Security Establishment
      Communications Security Establishment
      The Communications Security Establishment Canada is the Canadian government's national cryptologic agency. Administered under the Department of National Defence , it is charged with the duty of keeping track of foreign signals intelligence , and protecting Canadian government electronic...

    • Defence Research and Development Canada
      Defence Research and Development Canada
      Defence Research and Development Canada, also Defence R&D Canada or DRDC , is an agency of the Department of National Defence , whose purpose is to respond to the scientific and technological needs of the Canadian Forces...

    • Canadian Forces Housing Agency
      Canadian Forces Housing Agency
      The Canadian Forces Housing Agency is a Special Operating Agency, established in October 1995, to operate and maintain 15,000 military family housing units across Canada for military members and their families located on wings and bases...

  • Natural Resources Canada
    Natural Resources Canada
    The Department of Natural Resources , operating under the FIP applied title Natural Resources Canada , is the ministry of the government of Canada responsible for natural resources, energy, minerals and metals, forests, earth sciences, mapping and remote sensing...

     -- Minister of Natural Resources
    Minister of Natural Resources (Canada)
    The Minister of Natural Resources is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for Natural Resources Canada. As of January 19, 2010, the Minister of Natural Resources is Joe Oliver.-Ministers:Key:...

    • Canadian Forest Service
      Canadian Forest Service
      The Canadian Forest Service is a sector of the Canadian government department of Natural Resources Canada. Part of the federal government since 1899, the CFS is a science-based policy organization responsible for promoting the sustainable development of Canada's forests and competitiveness of the...

    • Northern Pipeline Agency Canada
      Northern Pipeline Agency Canada
      The Northern Pipeline Agency Canada is a Canadian government agency currently under the purview of Natural Resources Canada, and under the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade until 2004...

  • Public Safety Canada -- Minister of Public Safety
    • Canada Border Services Agency
      Canada Border Services Agency
      The Canada Border Services Agency is a federal law enforcement agency that is responsible for border enforcement, immigration enforcement and customs services....

    • Canadian Security Intelligence Service
      Canadian Security Intelligence Service
      The Canadian Security Intelligence Service is Canada's national intelligence service. It is responsible for collecting, analyzing, reporting and disseminating intelligence on threats to Canada's national security, and conducting operations, covert and overt, within Canada and abroad.Its...

    • Correctional Service of Canada
      Correctional Service of Canada
      The Correctional Service of Canada , or CSC, is the Canadian federal government agency responsible for the incarceration and rehabilitation of convicted criminal offenders sentenced to two years or more...

    • Parole Board of Canada
    • Royal Canadian Mounted Police
      Royal Canadian Mounted Police
      The Royal Canadian Mounted Police , literally ‘Royal Gendarmerie of Canada’; colloquially known as The Mounties, and internally as ‘The Force’) is the national police force of Canada, and one of the most recognized of its kind in the world. It is unique in the world as a national, federal,...

  • Library and Archives Canada
    Library and Archives Canada
    Library and Archives Canada is a national memory institution dedicated to providing the best possible account of Canadian life through acquiring, preserving and making Canada's documentary heritage accessible for use in the 21st century and beyond...

  • Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Public Works and Government Services Canada is the department of the government of Canada with responsibility for the government's internal servicing and administration....

     -- Minister of Public Works and Government Services
    Minister of Public Works and Government Services (Canada)
    The Minister of Public Works and Government Services is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for overseeing the federal government's "common service organization" , an expansive department responsible for the internal servicing and administration of the federal...

  • Transport Canada
    Transport Canada
    Transport Canada is the department within the government of Canada which is responsible for developing regulations, policies and services of transportation in Canada. It is part of the Transportation, Infrastructure and Communities portfolio...

     -- Minister of Transport, Communities and Infastructure
    Minister of Transport (Canada)
    The Minister of Transport is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for overseeing the federal government's transportation regulatory and development department, Transport Canada...

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Veterans Affairs Canada
    The Department of Veterans Affairs , also referred to as Veterans Affairs Canada , is the department within the government of Canada with responsibility for pensions/benefits and services for war veterans, retired personnel of the Canadian Forces and Royal Canadian Mounted Police, their families,...

     -- Minister of Veterans Affairs
    Minister of Veterans Affairs (Canada)
    The Minister of Veterans Affairs is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet whose position was created in 1944. The Department of Veterans Affairs Canada was split from the Department of Pensions and National Health and was given the responsibility of administering benefits and pensions...


Standalone agencies, offices, etc., with subsidiary units

  • Parliament of Canada
    Parliament of Canada
    The Parliament of Canada is the federal legislative branch of Canada, seated at Parliament Hill in the national capital, Ottawa. Formally, the body consists of the Canadian monarch—represented by her governor general—the Senate, and the House of Commons, each element having its own officers and...

    • Elections Canada
      Elections Canada
      Elections Canada is an independent, non-partisan agency reporting directly to the Parliament of Canada. Its ongoing responsibility is to ensure that Canadians can exercise their choices in federal elections and referenda through an open and impartial process...

    • Office of the Auditor General of Canada
      Auditor General of Canada
      The role of the Auditor General of Canada is to aid accountability by conducting independent audits of federal government operations. The Auditor General reports to the House of Commons, not to the government...

    • Office of the Ethics Commissioner
      Ethics Commissioner (Canada)
      The Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner of Canada is a Canadian government institution. It was created as a result of the Federal Accountability Act, also known as The Federal Accountability Act created the which came into effect on July 9, 2007.The position currently is...

    • Office of the Information Commissioner
      Information Commissioner
      The role of Information Commissioner differs from nation to nation. Most commonly it is a title given to a government regulator in the fields of freedom of information and the protection of personal data in the widest sense.-Canada:...

    • Office of the Privacy Commissioner
  • Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
    Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
    The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency is the Canadian federal government agency responsible for helping to build economic capacity in the Atlantic Provinces by working with the people of the region – in their communities, through their institutions and with their local and provincial governments...

     -- Minister for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
  • Bank of Canada
    Bank of Canada
    The Bank of Canada is Canada's central bank and "lender of last resort". The Bank was created by an Act of Parliament on July 3, 1934 as a privately owned corporation. In 1938, the Bank became a Crown corporation belonging to the Government of Canada...

  • Business Development Bank of Canada
    Business Development Bank of Canada
    The Business Development Bank of Canada is a crown corporation financial institution wholly owned by the Government of Canada. BDC plays a leadership role in delivering financial and consulting services to Canadian small business, with a particular focus on technology and exporting.BDC's debt...

  • Canada Revenue Agency
    Canada Revenue Agency
    The Canada Revenue Agency is a federal agency that administers tax laws for the Government of Canada and for most provinces and territories, international trade legislation, and various social and economic benefit and incentive programs delivered through the tax system...

     -- Minister of National Revenue
    Minister of National Revenue (Canada)
    The Minister of National Revenue is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for the Canada Revenue Agency and the administration of taxation law and collection....

  • Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec
    Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec
    The Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec is a Federal agency that has the responsibility of promoting economic expansion in Quebec by promoting small or medium-sized enterprises.Under its Act, which came into effect on October 5, 2005, the object of the Agency is to...

     -- Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec
    Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec
    The Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec is the member of the Cabinet of Canada who also serves as the chief executive of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec....

  • Canadian Dairy Commission
    Canadian Dairy Commission
    The Canadian Dairy Commission is a Canadian government Crown corporation created in 1966 under the Canadian Dairy Commission Act...

  • Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is a science based regulatory agency that is dedicated to the safeguarding of food, animals, and plants, which enhance the health and well-being of Canada's people, environment and economy...

    • Canadian Grain Commission
      Canadian Grain Commission
      The Canadian Grain Commission, also known as the CGC, is a Canadian government department responsible for regulation of the grain handling industry.The Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food is responsible for the Canadian Grain Commission....

  • Canadian Human Rights Commission
    Canadian Human Rights Commission
    The Canadian Human Rights Commission is a quasi-judicial body that was established in 1977 by the government of Canada. It is empowered under the Canadian Human Rights Act to investigate and try to settle complaints of discrimination in employment and in the provision of services within federal...

  • Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat
    Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat
    The Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat is an independent Canadian government agency enacted on November 29, 1973 by an Order in Council from the first ministers created for the purpose of continuing governing of Canada. The agency reports to the Parliament of Canada through the Prime...

  • Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
    Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
    The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission , previously known as the Atomic Energy Control Board , is the governmental nuclear power and materials watchdog in Canada...

  • Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission
  • Canadian Space Agency
  • Canadian Tourism Commission
    Canadian Tourism Commission
    The Canadian Tourism Commission was created in 1995 to promote in order to capitalize on a major international industry.The CTC states that it "is dedicated to promoting the growth and profitability of the Canadian tourism industry by marketing Canada as a desirable travel destination and...

  • Canadian Transportation Agency
    Canadian Transportation Agency
    The Canadian Transportation Agency is an independent administrative tribunal of the Government of Canada that makes decisions relating to federally-regulated modes of transportation...

  • Copyright Board of Canada
    Copyright Board of Canada
    The Copyright Board of Canada is an economic regulatory body empowered to establish, either mandatorily or at the request of an interested party, the royalties to be paid for the use of copyrighted works, when the administration of such copyright is entrusted to a collective-administration society...

  • Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
    Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
    The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada is an independent government agency of the Government of Canada. FCAC provides consumer information and oversees financial institutions to ensure that they comply with federal consumer protection measures. Created in 2001, the Agency investigates cases of...

  • Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada
    Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada
    Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada gathers, analyzes, assesses, and discloses financial intelligence. Originally created in July 2000 to counter suspected money laundering, FINTRAC's mandate was expanded in December 2001 to provide the Canadian Security Intelligence...

  • Military Police Complaints Commission
    Military Police Complaints Commission
    Military Police Complaints Commission is a Canadian government independent, quasi-judicial agency which was established in December 1998 and is responsible for "handling of complaints concerning the Canadian Forces Military Police more transparent and accessible, and to ensure that both...

  • National Research Council of Canada
    National Research Council of Canada
    The National Research Council is an agency of the Government of Canada which conducts scientific research and development.- History :...

  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council
    Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council
    The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada is a Canadian government agency that provides grants for research in the natural sciences and in engineering. Its mandate is to promote and assist research....

  • National Film Board of Canada
    National Film Board of Canada
    The National Film Board of Canada is Canada's twelve-time Academy Award-winning public film producer and distributor. An agency of the Government of Canada, the NFB produces and distributes documentary, animation, alternative drama and digital media productions...

  • Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions
    Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions
    The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions is an independent agency of the Government of Canada reporting to the Minister of Finance created "to contribute to public confidence in the Canadian financial system"...

  • Parks Canada
    Parks Canada
    Parks Canada , also known as the Parks Canada Agency , is an agency of the Government of Canada mandated to protect and present nationally significant natural and cultural heritage, and foster public understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment in ways that ensure their ecological and commemorative...

  • Passport Canada
    Passport Canada
    Passport Canada is an independent operating agency of the Government of Canada with bureaucratic oversight provided through Foreign Affairs Canada. It operates under the auspices of the Canadian Passport Order which defines the agency...

  • Public Health Agency of Canada
    Public Health Agency of Canada
    The Public Health Agency of Canada is an agency of the Government of Canada that is responsible for public health, emergency preparedness, and response and infectious and chronic disease control and prevention...

    • Canadian Health Network
      Canadian Health Network
      The Canadian Health Network was a national, bilingual health promotion service operated by the Public Health Agency of Canada and major health organizations across Canada...

  • Public Service Commission of Canada
    Public Service Commission of Canada
    The Public Service Commission of Canada is an independent government agency that safeguards merit-based hiring, non-partisanship, representativeness and the use of both official languages in the Canadian public service...

  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
  • Statistics Canada
    Statistics Canada
    Statistics Canada is the Canadian federal government agency commissioned with producing statistics to help better understand Canada, its population, resources, economy, society, and culture. Its headquarters is in Ottawa....

  • Status of Women Canada --Minister responsible for the Status of Women
  • Supreme Court of Canada
    Supreme Court of Canada
    The Supreme Court of Canada is the highest court of Canada and is the final court of appeals in the Canadian justice system. The court grants permission to between 40 and 75 litigants each year to appeal decisions rendered by provincial, territorial and federal appellate courts, and its decisions...

  • Western Economic Diversification Canada
    Western Economic Diversification Canada
    Western Economic Diversification Canada is a Canadian federal department that works towards building strong, competitive and innovative businesses and communities in Western Canada...

     -- Minister of Western Economic Diversification
    Minister of Western Economic Diversification (Canada)
    The Minister of Western Economic Diversification is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who also serves as the chief executive of Western Economic Diversification Canada...


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See also


  • Crown corporation
  • Special Operating Agency
    Special Operating Agency
    A Special Operating Agency is a Canadian government designation given to government organizations that have increased management flexibility in order to improve performance. Objectives include better overall management, improved operational results and greater focus on demand.- External links :*...

     (SOA)
  • Civil Service Act 1918
    Civil Service Act 1918
    The Civil Service Act 1918 was a piece of legislation passed by Canadian Prime Minister Robert Borden following the First World War. The act called for a number of reforms to be made to the Canadian civil service, and had implications on how Canadian public administration unfolded over the...