Supplementary information

Corporate information

Organizational profile

Appropriate minister[s]:

The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos

The Honourable Patty Hajdu

The Honourable Carla Qualthrough

The Honourable Filomena Tassi

Institutional head:

Leslie MacLean, Acting Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development

Ministerial portfolio:

Minister of Families, Children and Social Development

Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour

Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility

Minister of Seniors

Enabling instrument[s]:

Department of Employment and Social Development Act (S.C. 2005, c. 34); Footnote 1 additional information on acts and regulations can be found on the Employment and Social Development Canada website Footnote 2.

Year of incorporation / commencement: 2005

Other: For more information on the Department’s role, please visit the Employment and Social Development Canada website. Footnote 3

Reporting Framework

The Employment and Social Development Strategic Outcomes and Program Alignment Architecture of record for 2017–18 are shown below.

Supporting Information on Lower-Level Programs

Supporting information on ESDC’s lower-level programs is available on GC InfoBase. Footnote 4

Supplementary Information Tables

The following supplementary information tables are available on ESDC’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 Footnote 5. 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

Head Office

140 Promenade du Portage, Phase IV
Gatineau, Quebec  K1A 0J9

Telephone: 1-800-622-6232
Toll-free: 1-800-622-6232

Website: Employment and Social Development Canada Footnote 6


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