Appointment opportunities

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We know that our country is stronger - and our government more effective - when decision-makers reflect Canada’s diversity. The Government of Canada has implemented an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and seeks to ensure that Indigenous peoples and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We continue to search for Canadians who reflect the values that we all embrace: inclusion, honesty, fiscal prudence, and generosity of spirit. Together, we will build a government as diverse as Canada.

We are equally committed to providing a healthy workplace that supports everyone’s dignity, self-esteem and the ability to work to each team member's full potential. With this in mind, all appointees will be expected to take steps to promote and maintain a healthy, respectful and harassment-free work environment.

The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following appointment opportunities:

Portfolio Sort Organization Opportunity title
Canadian Heritage and MulticulturalismNational Arts Centre CorporationChairperson
Canadian Heritage and MulticulturalismNational Arts Centre CorporationVice-Chairperson
Canadian Heritage and MulticulturalismNational Gallery of CanadaDirector
Canadian Heritage and MulticulturalismNational Capital CommissionChief Executive Officer
Canadian Heritage and MulticulturalismCanadian Race Relations FoundationChairperson
Canadian Heritage and MulticulturalismTelefilm CanadaChairperson
Canadian Heritage and MulticulturalismCanadian Radio-television and Telecommunications CommissionRegional Member (Quebec)
Canadian Heritage and MulticulturalismCanadian Museum of NatureVice-Chairperson
Canadian Heritage and MulticulturalismCanada Council for the ArtsDirector
Canadian Heritage and MulticulturalismNational Museum of Science and TechnologyVice-Chairperson
Canadian Heritage and MulticulturalismNational Museum of Science and TechnologyChairperson
Canadian Heritage and MulticulturalismCanadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21Vice-Chairperson
Canadian Heritage and MulticulturalismCanadian Museum for Human RightsVice-Chairperson
Canadian Heritage and MulticulturalismLibrary and Archives of CanadaLibrarian and Archivist of Canada
FinanceRoyal Canadian MintMaster of the Mint
FinanceFinancial Consumer Agency of CanadaCommissioner
Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast GuardFreshwater Fish Marketing CorporationDirector
Global Affairs (Foreign Affairs)International Joint CommissionCommissioners and Chairperson
Global Affairs (Foreign Affairs)Asia-Pacific Foundation of CanadaChairperson
Global Affairs (International Trade Diversification)Office of the Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible EnterpriseCanadian Ombudsperson
Global Affairs (International Trade Diversification)Canadian Commercial CorporationPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Global Affairs (International Trade Diversification)International Trade and International Investment Dispute Settlement BodiesMembers (appointment to roster)
Global Affairs (International Trade Diversification)Export Development CanadaPresident and Chief Executive Officer
HealthCanadian Institutes of Health ResearchChairperson
Innovation, Science and Economic DevelopmentCanadian Statistics Advisory CouncilChairperson and Members
Innovation, Science and Economic DevelopmentCanada Foundation for Sustainable Development TechnologyChairperson
Innovation, Science and Economic DevelopmentNational Research Council of CanadaChairperson
Innovation, Science and Economic DevelopmentOffice of the Commissioner of CompetitionCommissioner of Competition
Innovation, Science and Economic Development (Science)Natural Sciences and Engineering Research CouncilPresident
Innovation, Science and Economic Development (Tourism)Canadian Tourism CommissionPresident (Chief Executive Officer)
National DefenceOffice of the Ombudsperson for National Defence and Canadian ForcesOmbudsperson
Public Safety and Emergency PreparednessRoyal Canadian Mounted Police External Review CommitteeChairperson and Vice-Chairperson
Public Safety and Emergency PreparednessCivilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted PoliceChairperson
Public Services and Procurement and AccessibilityCanada Lands Company LimitedChairperson
Public Services and Procurement and AccessibilityCanada Post CorporationPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Public Services and Procurement and AccessibilityCanada Lands Company LimitedPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Public Services and Procurement and AccessibilityDefence Construction (1951) LimitedPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Public Services and Procurement and AccessibilityPayments in Lieu of Taxes Dispute Advisory PanelPanel Member
TransportSaguenay Port AuthorityDirector (Federal)
TransportFederal Bridge Corporation Limited (The)Chief Executive Officer
TransportHamilton Port AuthorityDirector (Federal)
TransportVIA Rail Canada Inc.President and Chief Executive Officer
TransportOshawa Port AuthorityDirector (Federal Representative)
TransportTransportation Appeal Tribunal of CanadaMember (Marine and Medical)
TransportMarine Atlantic Inc.President and Chief Executive Officer
TransportPacific Pilotage AuthorityChairperson

Chairperson - National Arts Centre Corporation

PortfolioCanadian Heritage and Multiculturalism

Vice-Chairperson - National Arts Centre Corporation

PortfolioCanadian Heritage and Multiculturalism

Director - National Gallery of Canada

PortfolioCanadian Heritage and Multiculturalism

Chief Executive Officer - National Capital Commission

PortfolioCanadian Heritage and Multiculturalism

Chairperson - Canadian Race Relations Foundation

PortfolioCanadian Heritage and Multiculturalism

Chairperson - Telefilm Canada

PortfolioCanadian Heritage and Multiculturalism

Regional Member (Quebec) - Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

PortfolioCanadian Heritage and Multiculturalism

Vice-Chairperson - Canadian Museum of Nature

PortfolioCanadian Heritage and Multiculturalism

Director - Canada Council for the Arts

PortfolioCanadian Heritage and Multiculturalism

Vice-Chairperson - National Museum of Science and Technology

PortfolioCanadian Heritage and Multiculturalism

Chairperson - National Museum of Science and Technology

PortfolioCanadian Heritage and Multiculturalism

Vice-Chairperson - Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

PortfolioCanadian Heritage and Multiculturalism

Vice-Chairperson - Canadian Museum for Human Rights

PortfolioCanadian Heritage and Multiculturalism

Librarian and Archivist of Canada - Library and Archives of Canada

PortfolioCanadian Heritage and Multiculturalism

Master of the Mint - Royal Canadian Mint

PortfolioFinance

Commissioner - Financial Consumer Agency of Canada

PortfolioFinance

Director - Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation

PortfolioFisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard

Commissioners and Chairperson - International Joint Commission

PortfolioGlobal Affairs (Foreign Affairs)

Chairperson - Asia-Pacific Foundation of Canada

PortfolioGlobal Affairs (Foreign Affairs)

Canadian Ombudsperson - Office of the Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise

PortfolioGlobal Affairs (International Trade Diversification)

President and Chief Executive Officer - Canadian Commercial Corporation

PortfolioGlobal Affairs (International Trade Diversification)

Members (appointment to roster) - International Trade and International Investment Dispute Settlement Bodies

PortfolioGlobal Affairs (International Trade Diversification)

President and Chief Executive Officer - Export Development Canada

PortfolioGlobal Affairs (International Trade Diversification)

Chairperson - Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Chairperson and Members - Canadian Statistics Advisory Council

PortfolioInnovation, Science and Economic Development

Chairperson - Canada Foundation for Sustainable Development Technology

PortfolioInnovation, Science and Economic Development

Chairperson - National Research Council of Canada

PortfolioInnovation, Science and Economic Development

Commissioner of Competition - Office of the Commissioner of Competition

PortfolioInnovation, Science and Economic Development

President - Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council

PortfolioInnovation, Science and Economic Development (Science)

President (Chief Executive Officer) - Canadian Tourism Commission

PortfolioInnovation, Science and Economic Development (Tourism)

Ombudsperson - Office of the Ombudsperson for National Defence and Canadian Forces

PortfolioNational Defence

Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson - Royal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee

PortfolioPublic Safety and Emergency Preparedness

Chairperson - Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

PortfolioPublic Safety and Emergency Preparedness

Chairperson - Canada Lands Company Limited

PortfolioPublic Services and Procurement and Accessibility

President and Chief Executive Officer - Canada Post Corporation

PortfolioPublic Services and Procurement and Accessibility

President and Chief Executive Officer - Canada Lands Company Limited

PortfolioPublic Services and Procurement and Accessibility

President and Chief Executive Officer - Defence Construction (1951) Limited

PortfolioPublic Services and Procurement and Accessibility

Panel Member - Payments in Lieu of Taxes Dispute Advisory Panel

PortfolioPublic Services and Procurement and Accessibility

Director (Federal) - Saguenay Port Authority

PortfolioTransport

Chief Executive Officer - Federal Bridge Corporation Limited (The)

PortfolioTransport

Director (Federal) - Hamilton Port Authority

PortfolioTransport

President and Chief Executive Officer - VIA Rail Canada Inc.

PortfolioTransport

Director (Federal Representative) - Oshawa Port Authority

PortfolioTransport

Member (Marine and Medical) - Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada

PortfolioTransport

President and Chief Executive Officer - Marine Atlantic Inc.

PortfolioTransport

Chairperson - Pacific Pilotage Authority

PortfolioTransport
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