Governor in Council and Ministerial appointments

Overview

The appointment function is central to the Government’s ability to carry out its mandate, and making qualified appointments is key to the achievement of the Government’s objectives and the strengthening of accountability.

Ministers have the authority to make or recommend a number of appointments for positions in portfolio agencies and other bodies. There are two types of appointments: Governor in Council appointments and Ministerial appointments.

Governor in Council appointments

Ministerial appointments

Annex – Governor in Council appointments summary

Lead

Advisory bodies / positions

Positions

Parks Canada

  • Chief Executive Officer, Parks Canada
  • Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada

15

Impact Assessment Agency of Canada

  • President, Impact Assessment Agency of Canada

1

Environment and Climate Change Canada

  • Gwich'in Renewable Resources Board
  • Sahtu Renewable Resources Board
  • Nunavut Wildlife Management Board
  • International Lake Memphremagog Levels Board
  • Canadian Lake of the Woods Control Board
  • International Niagara Committee
  • Accredited Officers of the St. Mary and Milk Rivers

12

Total GIC nominations made by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change

28

Ministerial appointments summary

Lead

Advisory bodies / positions

Positions

Parks Canada

  • Auyuittuq Joint Inuit/Government Park Planning and Management Committee
  • Batoche National Historic Site Shared Management Board
  • Kluane National Park Management Board
  • Nááts’ihch’oh Park Management Committee
  • Qausuittuq Joint Inuit / Government Park Planning and Management Committee
  • Quttinirpaaq Joint Inuit/Government Park Planning and Mangement Committee (JPCM)
  • Sirmilik Joint Inuit/Government Park Planning and Management Committee
  • Tuktut Nogait National Park Management Board
  • Ukkusiksalik National Park Joint/Government Park Planning and Management Committee (UPMC)
  • Wapusk National Park Management Board
  • Wildlife Management Advisory Council North Slope (WMAC NS)
  • World Heritage Tentative List Ministerial Advisory Committee

52

Impact Assessment Agency of Canada

  • Joint Review Panel for the Marathon Platinum Group Metals Copper Mine Project
  • Joint Review Panel for the Deep Geological Repository for Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste Project
  • Review Panel for the New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine Project
  • Joint Review Panel for the Frontier Oil Sands Mine Project
  • Review Panel for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project
  • Joint Review Panel for Milton Logistics Hub Project
  • Joint Review Panel for the Grassy Mountain Coal Mine Project
  • Joint Review Panel Amisk Hydroelectric Project
  • Joint Review Panel for the Kitimat Refinery Project
  • Joint Review Panel for the Pacific Future Energy Refinery Project
  • Regional Assessment of Offshore Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling East of Newfoundland and Labrador

23

Environment and Climate Change Canada

  • Chief Review Officer and Roster of Review Officers (CEPA)
  • Area Co-Management Committees for National Wildlife Areas and Migratory Bird Sanctuaries within Nunavut  (9 Committees)
  • Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC)
  • Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada’s Aboriginal Traditional Knowledge Subcommittee (COSEWIC - ATK)
  • Creston Valley Wildlife Management Authority (CVWMA)
  • Eeyou Marine Regional Wildlife Board
  • International Porcupine Caribou Board
  • National Aboriginal Council on Species at Risk (NACOSAR)
  • Nunavik Marine Regional Wildlife Board (NMRWB)
  • Porcupine Caribou Management Board
  • Torngat Wildlife and Plants Co-Management Board
  • Wek’ èezhìi Renewable Resources Board (WRRB)
  • Wildlife Habitat Canada (WHC)
  • Wildlife Management Advisory Council (WMAC – NWT), Inuvialuit Settlement Region, Northwest Territories
  • Species at Risk Advisory Committee (SARAC)
  • Canada-Chile Agreement on Environmental Cooperation - Joint Public Advisory Committee (CCAEC - JPAC)
  • Canada-Chile Agreement on Environmental Cooperation – Joint Submissions Committee (CCAEC –JSC)
  • North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation (NAAEC)- Canada’s National Advisory Committee
  • North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) - Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) Roster of Experts
  • North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) - Executive Director of the Secretariat
  • North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) Joint Public Advisory Committee, Commission for Environmental Cooperation (JPAC)
  • CETA Trade and Environment Roster
  • Yukon Water Board
  • Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation Board of Directors
  • Sustainable Development Advisory Council
  • Mackenzie River Basin Board
  • Prairie Provinces Water Board
  • Green Municipal Fund (GMF)

215

Total appointments or nominations made by Minister of Environment and Climate Change

290

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