2017-18 Departmental Results Report - supplementary information


Corporate information

Organizational profile

Appropriate minister:
The Honourable Navdeep Bains, P.C., M.P.

Institutional head:
Francis P. McGuire, President

Ministerial portfolio:
Innovation, Science and Economic Development

Enabling instrument:
Part I of the Government Organization Act, Atlantic Canada 1987, R.S.C., 1985, c. 41 (4th Supp.), also known as the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Act.
See the Department of Justice Canada website for more information.

Year of incorporation/commencement:

Reporting framework

ACOA’s Strategic Outcome and Program Alignment Architecture of record for 2017-18 are shown below.

1. Strategic Outcome: A competitive Atlantic Canadian economy

1.1 Program: Enterprise Development

1.1.1 Sub-Program: Innovation and Commercialization

1.1.2 Sub-Program: Productivity and Growth

1.1.3 Sub-Program: International Business Development

1.2 Program: Community Development

1.2.1 Sub-Program: Community Investment

1.2.2 Sub-Program: Community-based Business Development

1.3 Program: Policy, Advocacy and Coordination

1.3.1 Sub-Program: Policy

1.3.2 Sub-Program: Advocacy

1.3.3 Sub-Program: Coordination

Internal Services


Supporting information on lower level programs

Supporting information on lower-level programs is available on the GC InfoBase.


Supplementary information

The following supplementary information is available on ACOA’s website.


Federal tax expenditures

The tax system can be used to achieve public policy objectives through the application of special measures such as low tax rates, exemptions, deductions, deferrals and credits. The Department of Finance Canada publishes cost estimates and projections for these measures each year in the Report on Federal Tax Expenditures. This report also provides detailed background information on tax expenditures, including descriptions, objectives, historical information and references to related federal spending programs. The tax measures presented in this report are the responsibility of the Minister of Finance.


Organizational contact information

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
P.O. Box 6051, Moncton, New Brunswick E1C 9J8

Courier address:
644 Main Street, Moncton, New Brunswick E1C 1E2

General inquiries: 506-851-2271
Toll free (Canada and the United States): 1-800-561-7862
Facsimile: 506-851-7403
Secure Facsimile: 506-857-1301
TTY: 1-877-456-6500
Access to Information/Privacy: 506-851-2271

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