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Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner - Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:13:30 EST

Appointment Opportunity We know that our country is stronger – and our government more effective – when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the position of: Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner (full-time position) Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Salary Range: under review Position Location: Ottawa, Ontario The Government has committed to setting a higher bar for openness and transparency and rebuilding trust in public institutions. Do you have the vision and motivation to guide our senior decision-makers in upholding the conflict of interest aspects of this important commitment? If so, this could be your next challenge. Meeting the expectations of Canadians in the 21st century requires more than “business as usual”. The Government will deliver results and real change, while maintaining and enhancing Canadians' confidence and trust in the integrity of their federal institutions. As the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, you will promote and safeguard a critical part of the public sector's core values and ethics. The Commissioner is an independent Officer of Parliament who, through the Conflict of Interest Act and the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons: Determines the measures necessary to avoid conflicts of interest between the public duties and private interests of elected and appointed officials; Provides confidential policy advice and support to public office holders to comply with conflict of interest requirements, including Members of Parliament and the Prime Minister; and Reports to Parliament on performance under the Act and Code. In your role as Commissioner, you will work in collaboration with other senior public leaders across Canada and around the world, in a professional and non-partisan manner. You will lead a dynamic team of experts to fulfil the important responsibilities of this pillar of the Government's ethical regime. The Commissioner holds office for a seven-year term and is eligible to be reappointed for one or more subsequent terms. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Website. Candidates must apply online by January 9, 2017 via the Governor in Council Website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Diversity The Government of Canada will consider diversity in assessing candidates for this position. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. To be considered for this position, please provide examples from your career that clearly demonstrate how you meet the following requirements in your application: Education and Experience A degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study such as law, ethics or public administration, or a combination of equivalent education, training and/or experience; Significant management experience, at the senior executive level, in a private or public sector organization; Significant experience in an oversight function with decision-making authority having an impact or influence over other organizations; Comprehensive experience in managing investigation activities;[...]



Governing Council Members, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, - Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 14:10:51 EST

Appointment Opportunities We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada’s diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Health is to strengthen our publicly-funded universal health care system and ensure that it adapts to new challenges. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country, who are interested in the following positions: Governing Council Members (part-time positions) Canadian Institutes of Health Research The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is Canada’s federal funding agency for health research. Composed of 13 Institutes, CIHR provides leadership and collaborates with partners and researchers across Canada. CIHR’s mission is to create new scientific knowledge and to enable its translation into improved health, more effective health services and products, and a strengthened Canadian health care system. Governing Council members develop the strategic directions, goals and policies of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research; they evaluate the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s overall performance, including with respect to the achievement of its objectives; approve the Institute’s budget; and are responsible for establishing the mandate and evaluating the performance of the Institutes. As such, they appoint Scientific Directors and Institutes Advisory Boards members. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's website. Candidates must apply online by January 16, 2017 via the Governor in Council website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Members serve without remuneration. However travel and related expenses are reimbursed according to the Institute’s Travel Expenses Reimbursement Guidelines. Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for these positions. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous Canadians, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. To be considered for one of these positions, please provide examples from your career that clearly demonstrate how you meet the following requirements in your application. Please note that the maximum size of each document uploaded as part of your application is 3 MB. A maximum of five (5) documents may be uploaded in respect of any application, including the cover letter and curriculum vitae. Education and Experience A degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study or an acceptable combination of education, job-related training, and/or experience; Experience serving on one or more boards of complex organizations : research and development; life sciences industry (e.g., pharmaceutical/medical devices/biotechnology); healthcare delivery or administration; community and not-for-profit organizations; business community in fields such as information technology, communications, and finance; governance (including ethics and law); Indigenous health and traditional knowledge; and global health. If you are selected for an interv[...]



Trustees, Canadian Museum of History, - Canadian Museum of History

Mon, 9 Jan 2017 14:54:28 EST

Appointment opportunities We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Canadian Heritage is to implement the government's plan to strengthen our cultural and creative industries. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following positions: Trustees (part-time positions) Canadian Museum of History The Canadian Museum of History is a federal Crown corporation formerly known as the Canadian Museum of Civilization. It welcomes over 1.2 million visitors each year to its celebrated complex in the heart of the National Capital Region, making it the country's most-visited museum. With roots stretching back to 1856, it is one of Canada's oldest public institutions and a respected centre of museological excellence, sharing its expertise in history, archaeology, ethnology and cultural studies both within Canada and abroad. The Canadian War Museum is also an affiliate of the Canadian Museum of History. The mandate of the Museum is to enhance Canadians' knowledge and understanding of events, experiences, people and objects that reflect Canada's history and identities, and also to enhance their awareness of world history and cultures. The Corporation is accountable to Parliament through the Minister of Canadian Heritage. The Canadian Museum of History is governed by a Board of Trustees composed of a Chairperson, a Vice-Chairperson and nine other trustees. The Board has the overall stewardship of the Corporation and is expected to provide strategic guidance to management and to oversee the activities of the Corporation. It has a duty to act in the best interests of the Corporation and to exercise care and due diligence. The Board is also responsible to evaluate the performance of the Chief Executive Officer on an annual basis. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Canadian Museum of History's website. Candidates must apply online by January 22, 2017, via the Governor in Council website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Per Diem: $310 - $375 Annual Retainer: $4,000 - $4,700 Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for these positions. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. To be considered for one of these positions, please provide examples from your career that clearly demonstrate how you meet the following requirements in your application: Education and Experience A degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study or an acceptable combination of education, job-related training and/or experience; A professional accounting designation (CPA), or a degree in law, business, museology or social sciences, would be considered an asset; Experience on a board of directors/trustees of a public, private or not-for-profit sector organization; Experience in the development of strategies, objectives, plans, best business practices or in [...]



Vice-Chairperson, Canadian Museum of History, - Canadian Museum of History

Mon, 9 Jan 2017 14:56:40 EST

Appointment opportunity We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Canadian Heritage is to implement the government's plan to strengthen our cultural and creative industries. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following position: Vice-Chairperson (part-time position) Canadian Museum of History The Canadian Museum of History is a federal Crown corporation formerly known as the Canadian Museum of Civilization. It welcomes over 1.2 million visitors each year to its celebrated complex in the heart of the National Capital Region, making it the country's most-visited museum. With roots stretching back to 1856, it is one of Canada's oldest public institutions and a respected centre of museological excellence, sharing its expertise in history, archaeology, ethnology and cultural studies both within Canada and abroad. The Canadian War Museum is also an affiliate of the Canadian Museum of History. The mandate of the Museum is to enhance Canadians' knowledge and understanding of events, experiences, people and objects that reflect Canada's history and identities, and also to enhance their awareness of world history and cultures. The Corporation is accountable to Parliament through the Minister of Canadian Heritage. The Canadian Museum of History is governed by a Board of Trustees composed of a Chairperson, a Vice-Chairperson and nine other trustees. The Board has the overall stewardship of the Corporation and is expected to provide strategic guidance to management and to oversee the activities of the Corporation. It has a duty to act in the best interests of the Corporation and to exercise care and due diligence. The Board is also responsible to evaluate the performance of the Chief Executive Officer on an annual basis. If the Chairperson is absent or unable to act or if the office of the Chairperson is vacant, the Vice-Chairperson has all the powers, and may exercise and perform all the duties and functions of the Chairperson. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Canadian Museum of History's website. Candidates must apply online by February 6, 2017 via the Governor in Council website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Per Diem: $310 - $375 Annual Retainer: $5,000 - $6,500 Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for this position. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. To be considered for this position, please provide examples from your career that clearly demonstrate how you meet the following requirements in your application: Education and Experience A degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study or an acceptable combination of education, job-related training and/or experience; Experience in the development of strategies, objectives, plans, best business practices and in corporate govern[...]



Chairperson, Canadian Museum of History, - Canadian Museum of History

Mon, 9 Jan 2017 14:58:50 EST

Appointment opportunity We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Canadian Heritage is to implement the government's plan to strengthen our cultural and creative industries. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following position: Chairperson (part-time position) Canadian Museum of History The Canadian Museum of History is a federal Crown corporation formerly known as the Canadian Museum of Civilization. It welcomes over 1.2 million visitors each year to its celebrated complex in the heart of the National Capital Region, making it the country's most-visited museum. With roots stretching back to 1856, it is one of Canada's oldest public institutions and a respected centre of museological excellence, sharing its expertise in history, archaeology, ethnology and cultural studies both within Canada and abroad. The Canadian War Museum is also an affiliate of the Canadian Museum of History The mandate of the Museum is to enhance Canadians' knowledge and understanding of events, experiences, people and objects that reflect Canada's history and identities, and also to enhance their awareness of world history and cultures. The Corporation is accountable to Parliament through the Minister of Canadian Heritage. The Canadian Museum of History is governed by a Board of Trustees composed of a Chairperson, a Vice-Chairperson and nine other trustees. The Board has the overall stewardship of the Corporation and is expected to provide strategic guidance to management and to oversee the activities of the Corporation. It has a duty to act in the best interests of the Corporation and to exercise care and due diligence. The Board is also responsible to evaluate the performance of the Chief Executive Officer on an annual basis. The Chairperson is responsible for the proper conduct of the Board meetings in such a way that the Corporation carries out its mandate and objectives effectively, ensures good value for public funds, and holds management accountable for its performance. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Canadian Museum of History's website. Candidates must apply online by February 6, 2017 via the Governor in Council website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Per Diem: $310 - $375 Annual Retainer: $8,000 - $9,400 Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for this position. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. To be considered for this position, please provide examples from your career that clearly demonstrate how you meet the following requirements in your application: Education and Experience A degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study or an acceptable combination of education, job-related training and/or experience; Experience on a board of directors/trustees, pr[...]



Trustees, Canadian Museum for Human Rights, - Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Mon, 9 Jan 2017 15:00:46 EST

Appointment opportunities We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Canadian Heritage is to implement the government's plan to strengthen our cultural and creative industries. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following positions: Trustees (part-time positions) Canadian Museum for Human Rights The Canadian Museum for Human Rights was established as a federal Crown corporation on March 13, 2008. It is the first museum solely dedicated to the evolution, celebration and future of human rights. The Museum’s aim is to build not only a national hub for human rights learning and discovery, but a new era of global human rights leadership. Its mandate is to explore the subject of human rights, with special but not exclusive reference to Canada in order to enhance the public’s understanding of human rights, to promote respect for others and to encourage reflection and dialogue. The Museum aspires to offer its visitors an inspiring encounter with human rights while exceeding Canadians’ expectations for balance, transparency, sound business practices and meaningful public consultation. The Museum exemplifies Canadians’ commitment to freedom and democracy, and aims to ignite an informed and ever-evolving global conversation. The Corporation is accountable to Parliament through the Minister of Canadian Heritage. The Canadian Museum of Human Rights will play an essential role in: Preserving and promoting our heritage at home and abroad; Contributing to the collective memory and sense of identity of all Canadians; and Inspiring research, learning, and entertainment that belong to all Canadians. The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is governed by a Board of Trustees composed of a Chairperson, a Vice-Chairperson and nine other trustees. The Board has the overall responsibility for stewardship of the Corporation and is expected to provide strategic guidance to management and to oversee the activities of the institution. It has a duty to act in the best interests of the Corporation and to exercise care and due diligence. The Board is also responsible to evaluate the performance of the Chief Executive Officer on an annual basis. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Canadian Museum for Human Rights' website. Candidates must apply online by January 22, 2017 via the Governor in Council website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Per Diem: $275 - $325 Annual Retainer: $3,600 - $4,200 Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for these positions. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. To be considered for one of these positions, please provide examples from your career that clearly demonstrate how you meet the following requirements in your application: Educat[...]



Chairperson, Canadian Museum for Human Rights, - Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Mon, 9 Jan 2017 15:03:05 EST

Appointment Opportunity We know that our country is stronger and our government more effective when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Canadian Heritage is to implement the government's plan to strengthen our cultural and creative industries. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following position: Chairperson (part-time position) Canadian Museum for Human Rights The Canadian Museum for Human Rights was established as a federal Crown corporation on March 13, 2008,. It is the first museum solely dedicated to the evolution, celebration and future of human rights. The Museum's aim is to build not only a national hub for human rights learning and discovery, but a new era of global human rights leadership. Its mandate is to explore the subject of human rights, with special but not exclusive reference to Canada in order to enhance the public's understanding of human rights, to promote respect for others and to encourage reflection and dialogue. The Museum aspires to offer its visitors an inspiring encounter with human rights while exceeding Canadians' expectations for balance, transparency, sound business practices and meaningful public consultation. The Museum exemplifies Canadians' commitment to freedom and democracy, and aims to ignite an informed and ever-evolving global conversation. The Corporation is accountable to Parliament through the Minister of Canadian Heritage. The Canadian Museum of Human Rights will play an essential role in: Preserving and promoting our heritage at home and abroad; Contributing to the collective memory and sense of identity of all Canadians; and Inspiring research, learning, and entertainment that belong to all Canadians. The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is governed by a Board of Trustees composed of a Chairperson, a Vice-Chairperson and nine other trustees. The Board has the overall stewardship of the Corporation and is expected to provide strategic guidance to management and to oversee the activities of the Corporation. It has a duty to act in the best interests of the Corporation and to exercise care and due diligence. The Board is also responsible to evaluate the performance of the Chief Executive Officer on an annual basis. The Chairperson is responsible for the proper conduct of the Board meetings in such a way that the Corporation carries out its mandate and objectives effectively, ensures good value for public funds, and holds management accountable for its performance. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Canadian Museum for Human Rights' website. Candidates must apply online by February 6, 2017 via the Governor in Council website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Per Diem: $275 - $325 Annual Retainer: $7,100 - $8,400 Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for this position. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous peo[...]



Trustees, Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, - Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

Mon, 9 Jan 2017 15:05:14 EST

Appointment Opportunities We know that our country is stronger and our government more effective when decision-makers reflect Canada’s diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Canadian Heritage is to implement the government’s plan to strengthen our cultural and creative industries. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following positions: Trustees (part-time positions) Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 Canada has been profoundly shaped by immigration. Pier 21 is a National Historic Site which was the gateway to Canada for one million immigrants between 1928 and 1971. It also served as the departure point for 368,000 Canadian Military personnel during the Second World War. Today, Pier 21 hosts the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 - Atlantic Canada’s only national museum, in Halifax. The Museum is responsible for exploring the theme of immigration to Canada in order to enhance public understanding of the experiences of immigrants as they arrived in Canada, of the vital role immigration has played in the building of Canada and of the contributions of immigrants to Canada’s culture, economy and way of life. As a member of the Canadian Heritage Portfolio, the Corporation is accountable to Parliament through the Minister of Canadian Heritage. The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 is governed by a Board of Trustees composed of a Chairperson, a Vice-Chairperson and nine other trustees. The Board has the overall responsibility for stewardship of the Corporation and is expected to provide strategic guidance to management and to oversee the activities of the institution. It has a duty to act in the best interests of the Corporation and to exercise care and due diligence. The Board is also responsible to evaluate the performance of the Chief Executive Officer on an annual basis. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21's website. Candidates must apply online by January 22, 2017 via the Governor in Council website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Per Diem: $275 - $325 Annual Retainer: $3,600 - $4,200 Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for these positions. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. To be considered for one of these positions, please provide examples from your career that clearly demonstrate how you meet the following requirements in your application: Education and Experience A degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study or an acceptable combination of education, job-related training and/or experience; A professional accounting designation (CPA), or a degree in law, business, museology or social sciences, would be considered an asset; Experience on a board of directors/trustees of a public, private or not-[...]



Chairperson, Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 - Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

Mon, 9 Jan 2017 15:07:17 EST

Appointment Opportunity We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada’s diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Canadian Heritage is to implement the government’s plan to strengthen our cultural and creative industries. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following position: Chairperson (part-time position) Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 Canada has been profoundly shaped by immigration. Pier 21 is a National Historic Site which was the gateway to Canada for one million immigrants between 1928 and 1971. It also served as the departure point for 368,000 Canadian Military personnel during the Second World War. Today, Pier 21 hosts the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21- Atlantic Canada’s only national museum, in Halifax. The Museum is responsible for exploring the theme of immigration to Canada in order to enhance public understanding of the experiences of immigrants as they arrived in Canada, of the vital role immigration has played in the building of Canada and of the contributions of immigrants to Canada’s culture, economy and way of life. As a member of the Canadian Heritage Portfolio, the Corporation is accountable to Parliament through the Minister of Canadian Heritage. The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 is governed by a Board of Trustees composed of a Chairperson, a Vice-Chairperson and nine other trustees. The Board has the overall responsibility for stewardship of the Corporation and is expected to provide strategic guidance to management and to oversee the activities of the institution. It has a duty to act in the best interests of the Corporation and to exercise care and due diligence. The Board is also responsible to evaluate the performance of the Chief Executive Officer on an annual basis. The Chairperson is responsible for the proper conduct of the Board meetings in such a way that the Corporation carries out its mandate and objectives effectively, ensures good value for public funds, and holds management accountable for its performance. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21's website. Candidates must apply online by February 6, 2017 via the Governor in Council website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Per Diem: $275 - $325 Annual Retainer: $7,100 - $8,400 Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for this position. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. To be considered for this position, please provide examples from your career that clearly demonstrate how you meet the following requirements in your application: Education and Experience A degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study or an acceptable combi[...]



Trustees, Canadian Museum of Nature, - Canadian Museum of Nature

Mon, 9 Jan 2017 15:29:12 EST

Appointment opportunities We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Canadian Heritage is to implement the government's plan to strengthen our cultural and creative industries. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following positions: Trustees (part-time positions) Canadian Museum of Nature The largest museum of natural history in Canada covers four billion years of Earth history. It houses one of the most important natural history collections in the world, including 24 major science collections of more than 10 million specimens. The specimens are the backbone of its many special exhibitions, its permanent galleries and educational programs. The Canadian Museum of Nature is more than Canada's national natural-history museum. In addition to its exhibition spaces, the Museum is composed of world-renowned research scientists, collections experts and education and multimedia specialists. The Museum is also a leader in the documentation of biodiversity and of the geological history of Canada. As a national institution and member of the Canadian Heritage Portfolio, the Museum’s mandate is to increase, throughout Canada and internationally, interest in, knowledge of, and appreciation and respect for, the natural world. The Corporation is accountable to Parliament through the Minister of Canadian Heritage. The Canadian Museum of Nature is governed by a Board of Trustees composed of a Chairperson, a Vice-Chairperson and nine other trustees. The Board has responsibility for the overall stewardship of the Corporation and is expected to provide strategic guidance to management and to oversee the activities of the Corporation. It has a duty to act in the best interests of the Corporation and to exercise care and due diligence. The Board is also responsible to evaluate the performance of the Chief Executive Officer on an annual basis. The members of the Board serve as ambassadors for the Museum. They are each called on to govern, to give and to galvanize support for the Museum. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Canadian Museum of Nature's website. Candidates must apply online by January 22, 2017 via the Governor in Council website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Per Diem: $275 - $325 Annual Retainer: $3,600 - $4,200 Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for these positions. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. To be considered for one of these positions, please provide examples from your career that clearly demonstrate how you meet the following requirements in your application: Education and Experience A degree from a recognized university in a r[...]



Chairperson, Canadian Museum of Nature, - Canadian Museum of Nature

Mon, 9 Jan 2017 15:14:04 EST

Appointment Opportunity We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Canadian Heritage is to implement the government's plan to strengthen our cultural and creative industries. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following position: Chairperson (part-time position) Canadian Museum of Nature The largest museum of natural history in Canada covers four billion years of Earth history. It houses one of the most important natural history collections in the world, including 24 major science collections of more than 10 million specimens. The specimens are the backbone of its many special exhibitions, its permanent galleries and educational programs. The Canadian Museum of Nature is more than Canada's national natural-history museum. In addition to its exhibition spaces, the Museum is composed of world-renowned research scientists, collections experts and education and multimedia specialists. The Museum is also a leader in the documentation of biodiversity and of the geological history of Canada. As a national institution and member of the Canadian Heritage Portfolio, the Museum's mandate is to increase, throughout Canada and internationally, interest in, knowledge of, and appreciation and respect for, the natural world. The Corporation is accountable to Parliament through the Minister of Canadian Heritage. The Canadian Museum of Nature is governed by a Board of Trustees composed of a Chairperson, a Vice-Chairperson and nine other trustees. The Board has responsibility for the overall stewardship of the Corporation and is expected to provide strategic guidance to management and to oversee the activities of the Corporation. It has a duty to act in the best interests of the Corporation and to exercise care and due diligence. The Board is also responsible to evaluate the performance of the Chief Executive Officer on an annual basis. The members of the Board serve as ambassadors for the Museum. They are each called on to govern, to give and to galvanize support for the Museum. The Chairperson is responsible for the proper conduct of the Board meetings in such a way that the Corporation carries out its mandate and objectives effectively, ensures good value for public funds, and holds management accountable for its performance. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Canadian Museum of Nature's website. Candidates must apply online by February 6, 2017 via the Governor in Council website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Per Diem: $275 - $325 Annual Retainer: $7,100 - $8,400 Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for this position. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and [...]



Permanent Members, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, - Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:13:47 EST

Appointment Opportunities We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada’s diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Natural Resources is to ensure that our resource sector remains a source of jobs, prosperity, and opportunity within the context of a world that increasingly values sustainable practices and low carbon processes. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country, who are interested in the following positions: Permanent Members (part-time positions) Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission regulates the use of nuclear energy and materials to protect health, safety, security and the environment; to implement Canada’s international commitments on the peaceful use of nuclear energy; and to disseminate objective scientific, technical and regulatory information to the public. The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) makes independent, fair and transparent decisions on licensing nuclear related activities. Permanent Members participate in hearings and meetings of a quasi-judicial administrative tribunal. Members analyze and evaluate cases ,such as the licensing of major nuclear facilities ,(nuclear generating stations, uranium mines, nuclear waste facilities) being presented before the quasi-judicial body for purposes of rendering decisions in keeping with the discharge of his/her responsibility under the Nuclear Safety and Control Act. Members are also responsible for making regulations. Cross-cultural sensitivity and excellent listening skills are critical when dealing with complex, science-based, and often emotionally charged matters. Members have a crucial role of preventing unreasonable risks to the environment, the safety and health of persons and national security, and achieving conformity with international obligations to which Canada has agreed. Members must have a clear understanding of the mandate and powers of the Commission and convey this understanding to the organization, stakeholders and the Canadian public. Members must act fairly and transparently, and render decisions that are based on the evidence presented. Members must demonstrate the ability to respond to a wide range of stakeholders in a professional, concerned and balanced manner at all times. Strong conceptual skills are required to identify trends, interpret complex and sometimes conflicting information and to appreciate the significance of the data obtained and to make the appropriate legal and regulatory decisions based on science, facts and evidence. The Commission operates with appropriate independence from political direction while ensuring sound management and government practices within the legislation and guidelines of the Government of Canada. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission's website. Candidates must apply online by January 16, 2017 via the Governor in Council website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Per diem: $715 - $840 Official Languages and Diversity T[...]



Chairperson, Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, - Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:49:07 EST

Appointment Opportunity We know that our country is stronger and our government more effective when decision-makers reflect Canada’s diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Health is to strengthen our publicly-funded universal health care system and ensure that it adapts to new challenges. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following position: Chairperson, Board of Directors (part-time position) Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse is an arm’s length, not-for-profit, non-governmental organization. The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse has a legislative mandate to provide national leadership in reducing the harms associated with alcohol and other drugs. Its main purpose is to increase national awareness on matters related to alcohol and other drugs, and to promote evidence-based tools and resources nationally and internationally. The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors that meets three to four times a year. The Board is composed of 13 members. The Chairperson and four Directors are appointed by the Governor in Council. Other Directors, known as members-at-large, are recruited from a number of sectors including the business community, labour groups, and professional and voluntary organizations. The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse reports annually to Parliament and the provincial and territorial legislatures. The Chairperson is responsible for leading the Board of Directors, providing leadership and governance for the organization, assisting in strategic planning and developing policies and procedures to help the organization fulfill its mandate. The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse helps to inform substance abuse and addictions policy and practice within Canada, provides national leadership to respond to emerging issues and produces evidence-based information to address substance abuse and addictions in Canada. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse's website. Candidates must apply online by January 16, 2017 via the Governor in Council website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Salary Range: Remuneration Nil - Statutory Prohibition Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for this position. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous Canadians, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. To be considered for this position, please provide examples from your career that clearly demonstrate how you meet the following requirements in your application: Education and Experience A degree from a recognized university and/or a combination of education and experience related to the field of substance abuse and/or addict[...]



Director, Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, - Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 17:31:54 EST

Appointment Opportunity We know that our country is stronger and our government more effective when decision-makers reflect Canada’s diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Health is to strengthen our publicly-funded universal health care system and ensure that it adapts to new challenges. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following position: Director, Board of Directors (part-time position) Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse is an arm’s length, not-for-profit, non-governmental organization. The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse has a legislative mandate to provide national leadership in reducing the harms associated with alcohol and other drugs. Its main purpose is to increase national awareness on matters related to alcohol and other drugs, and to promote evidence-based tools and resources nationally and internationally. The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors that meets three to four times a year. The Board is composed of 13 members. The Chairperson and four Directors are appointed by the Governor in Council. Other Directors, known as members-at-large, are recruited from a number of sectors including the business community, labour groups, and professional and voluntary organizations. The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse reports annually to Parliament and the provincial and territorial legislatures. The Board of Directors is responsible for providing leadership and governance for the organization, assisting in strategic planning and developing policies and procedures to help the organization fulfill its mandate. The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse helps to inform substance abuse and addictions policy and practice within Canada, provides national leadership to respond to emerging issues and produces evidence-based information to address substance abuse and addictions in Canada. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse's website. Candidates must apply online by January 16, 2017 via the Governor in Council website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Salary Range: Remuneration Nil - Statutory Prohibition Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for this position. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous Canadians, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. To be considered for this position, please provide examples from your career that clearly demonstrate how you meet the following requirements in your application: Education and Experience A degree from a recognized university and/or a combination of education and experience related to the field of substance abuse and/or addicti[...]



Trustees, National Museum of Science and Technology, - National Museum of Science and Technology

Mon, 9 Jan 2017 15:18:33 EST

Appointment opportunities We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Canadian Heritage is to implement the government's plan to strengthen our cultural and creative industries. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following positions: Trustees (part-time positions) Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation (National Museum of Science and Technology) Science and technology have changed Canada and the lives of Canadians. From the period of early exploration and settlement to the present, Canada has been transformed by many achievements in science and technology. The Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation is responsible for preserving and protecting the heritage of those achievements, and for sharing it with Canadians and the world. The Corporation is a national institution, made up of three museums. The Canada Science and Technology Museum lets visitors experience science and technology first-hand, as they discover artifact-rich exhibitions featuring marine and land transportation, communications, Space, and computer technology. The Canada Aviation and Space Museum engages visitors with the wonder of flight. The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum lets visitors learn about Canada's unique agricultural heritage by exploring the typical sights and sounds of farm life. Through their research, exhibitions and their website, the museums tell the stories of Canadian ingenuity and achievement in science and technology. The Corporation is accountable to Parliament through the Minister of Canadian Heritage. The National Museum of Science and Technology is governed by a Board of Trustees composed of a Chairperson, a Vice-Chairperson and nine other trustees. The Board has the overall stewardship of the Corporation and is expected to provide strategic guidance to management and to oversee the activities of the Corporation. It has a duty to act in the best interests of the Corporation and to exercise care and due diligence. The Board is also responsible to evaluate the performance of the Chief Executive Officer on an annual basis. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation's website. Candidates must apply online by January 22, 2017 via the Governor in Council website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Per Diem: $275 - $325 Annual Retainer: $3,600 - $4,200 Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for these positions. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. To be considere[...]



Member, Telefilm Canada, - Telefilm Canada

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 14:50:15 EST

Appointment Opportunity We know that our country is stronger and our government more effective when decision-makers reflect Canada’s diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Canadian Heritage is to implement the government’s plan to strengthen our cultural and creative industries. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following position: Member (part-time position) Telefilm Canada The mandate of Telefilm Canada is to foster and promote the development of the audiovisual industry in Canada. The Corporation acts as one of the Canadian government's principal instruments for providing strategic leverage to the private sector, supplying the film, television and new media industries with financial and strategic support. Dedicated to the cultural, commercial and industrial success of Canada’s audiovisual industry, Telefilm Canada, through its various funding and promotion programs, supports dynamic companies and creative talent here at home and around the world. Its role is to foster the production of films, television programs and cultural products that reflect Canadian society, with its linguistic duality and cultural diversity, and to encourage their dissemination at home and abroad. The Corporation may enter into agreements with the Department of Canadian Heritage for the provision of services relating to the audiovisual or sound recording industries. Members of the Board have the responsibility to supervise the management of the business and affairs of Telefilm so as to ensure that the Corporation carries out its mission effectively and efficiently. To this end, the Board may determine ways to improve the Corporation’s performance and review the agreements signed with the Department of Canadian Heritage for the provision of services to the audiovisual and sound recording industries. Management’s role is to manage the Corporation’s day-to-day operations so that it evolves in line with the directions determined by the Board. The Board is accountable to the Minister of Canadian Heritage for the stewardship of the Corporation’s management. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Telefilm Canada's website. Candidates must apply online by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 15, 2017, via the Governor in Council website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Remuneration: Fixed by By-Law of the organization Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for this position. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous Canadians, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. To be considered for this position, please provide examples from your career that clearly demonstrat[...]



Chairperson, Great Lakes Pilotage Authority, - Great Lakes Pilotage Authority

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 17:19:51 EST

Appointment Opportunity We know that our country is stronger and our government more effective when decision-makers reflect Canada’s diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal for the Minister of Transport is to ensure that Canada’s transportation system supports our ambitious economic growth and job creation agenda. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following position: Chairperson (part-time position) Great Lakes Pilotage Authority Canada Great Lakes Pilotage Authority Canada (Great Lakes Pilotage Authority) is a Crown corporation based in Cornwall, Ontario. The mandate of the Great Lakes Pilotage Authority is to establish, operate, maintain, and administer, in the interest of safety, an efficient economical Pilotage service within its designated geographical boundaries; all waters in the Province of Quebec south of the northern entrance to St. Lambert Lock and all Canadian waters in and around the provinces of Ontario and Manitoba. The Great Lakes Pilotage Authority exercises public regulatory authority, and also issues, suspends or revokes pilot licenses and certificates. The key corporate objectives of the Authority are: To provide economic, safe, reliable, and efficient marine pilotage and related services in its region of responsibility To provide the above services within a commercially-oriented framework, directed toward achieving and maintaining financial self-sufficiency, through tariffs which are fair and reasonable To promote the effective utilization of the Authority’s facilities, equipment and expertise, through the productive application of these resources in the interest of safe navigation To be responsive to the Government’s environmental, social and economic policies The Board is responsible for the Great Lakes Pilotage Authority’s strategic planning, including its business plan, finances, and overall stewardship, which involves the identification of major risks, succession planning and the setting up of an information system to meet its requirements. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Great Lakes Pilotage Authority's website. Candidates must apply online by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on February 19, 2017, via the Governor in Council Appointments website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Per Diem: $160 - $250 Annual Retainer: $5,100 - $6,000 Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for this position. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous Canadians, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. To be considered for this position, please provide examples from your career that clearly demonstrate how you meet t[...]



Clerk, House of Commons, - House of Commons

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 10:12:04 EST

Appointment Opportunity We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following position: Clerk of the House of Commons (full-time position) House of Commons The House of Commons is the popularly elected component of Parliament, consisting of 338 members. The Clerk of the House of Commons contributes to the achievement of the parliamentary mission of the House of Commons and the enhancement of services to the House as an institution and to the members of Parliament in their work. The Clerk of the House of Commons is expected to direct the development of all administrative, logistical, and support functions necessary for the House to operate, which includes the provision of procedural services, legal and legislative services, information technology, Parliamentary Precinct Services, and Corporate Resources. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the House of Commons' website. Candidates must apply online by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on February 26, 2017, via the Governor in Council Appointments website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Salary Range: $196,600 - $231,200 Position Location: National Capital Region Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for this position. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous Canadians, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. To be considered for this position, please provide examples from your career that clearly demonstrate how you meet the following requirements in your application. Education and Experience A degree from a recognized university or a combination of equivalent education, job-related training and experience; Significant management experience at a senior level, including managing human and financial resources; Demonstrated decision-making experience with respect to sensitive issues; and Proven experience in developing and maintaining constructive and effective relationships with a broad range of stakeholders, including parliamentarians and policy makers at all levels. If you are selected for an interview, the following criteria will be assessed: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of all aspects of the House of Commons legislative and accountability functions; Knowledge of sound management policies, practices and principles; Knowledge of the current political agenda, current legislative initiatives and current domestic issues; Knowledge of the legal, historical and cultural conditions of parliamentary institutions[...]



Members, Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, - Canadian Human Rights Tribunal

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 14:15:33 EST

Appointment Opportunities We know that our country is stronger and our government more effective when decision-makers reflect Canada’s diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada is to ensure our legislation meets the highest standards of equity, fairness and respect for the rule of law. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following positions: Members (full-time and part-time positions) Canadian Human Rights Tribunal The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal is a quasi-judicial administrative tribunal mandated by the Canadian Human Rights Act to inquire into complaints of discrimination in the federally regulated sphere (federal government institutions and Crown corporations, First Nation governments, banks, airlines, broadcasters, interprovincial transportation and communications undertakings).The Tribunal decides whether a person or organization has engaged in a discriminatory practice under the Act. The purpose of the Canadian Human Rights Act is to protect individuals from discrimination. It states that all Canadians have the right to equality, equal opportunity, fair treatment, and an environment free of discrimination. It prohibits discriminatory practices based on one or more of the following 11 prohibited grounds: race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability or conviction for an offence for which a pardon has been granted or in respect of which a record suspension has been ordered. The legislation identifies specific discriminatory practices in the fields of employment, the provision of goods and services, and the provision of residential and commercial accommodation. Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Members mediate and adjudicate complaints which have been referred for inquiry by the Canadian Human Rights Commission. Members are required to impartially preside over hearings across Canada, and to give all parties a full and ample opportunity to appear, present evidence, and make representations. At the conclusion of the inquiry, Members decide whether a discriminatory practice has occurred, and if so, they determine an appropriate remedy. Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Members are also empowered to preside over review tribunals constituted pursuant to the Employment Equity Act. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal's website. Please note that multiple part-time and full-time positions are available. Candidates must apply online by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 9, 2017, via the Governor in Council website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Full-time salary range: $142,800 - $168,000 (GCQ-5) Part-time per diem: $840 (maximum of 7.5 hours per day) Position Locations: National Capital Region (full-time positions) Across Canada (pa[...]



Chief Science Advisor, - Department of Industry

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 14:05:02 EST

Appointment Opportunity We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Science is to support scientific research and the integration of scientific considerations in our investment and policy choices. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following position: Chief Science Advisor (full-time position) The Government of Canada is establishing the position of Chief Science Advisor, which will report to the Prime Minister and the Minister of Science. Transparent communication of science and evidence-based policy-making are among the federal government's top priorities. The new Chief Science Advisor will play a key role in fulfilling that commitment. The Chief Science Advisor's main function will be to advise the government on how to ensure that government science is fully available to the public, that scientists are able to speak freely about their work, and that scientific analyses are considered when the government makes decisions. The Chief Science Advisor will focus on how scientific information is disseminated and used by the federal government, and how evidence is incorporated into government-wide decision-making. This will include a particular emphasis on federal scientific research and activities. Looking to broader scientific issues, as an adviser and coordinator of advice, the Chief Science Advisor will aim to provide impartial scientific advice on key issues with science or research components of relevance to Canada. Candidates must apply online by January 27, 2017, via the Governor in Council website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Salary Range: Under review Position Location: Ottawa, Ontario Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for this position. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous Canadians, persons with disabilities, and visible minorities. To be considered for this position, please provide examples from your career that clearly demonstrate how you meet the following requirements in your application. Please note that the maximum size of each document uploaded as part of your application is 3 MB. A maximum of five (5) documents may be uploaded in respect of any application, including the cover letter and curriculum vitae. Education and Experience A doctoral degree in natural sciences, mathematics, engineering sciences, health sciences or social sciences; Significant experience as a scientific research practitioner and peer reviewer, with a strong record of peer-reviewed pu[...]



Member, Immigration and Refugee Board, - Immigration and Refugee Board

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 17:04:23 EST

Appointment Opportunities We know that our country is stronger and our government more effective when decision-makers reflect Canada’s diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship is to reopen Canada’s doors to welcome those who want to contribute to our country’s success. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following positions: Member (full-time and part-time positions) Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada is an independent administrative tribunal. The Board hears refugee protection claims and immigration and refugee appeals, holds admissibility hearings and conducts detention reviews. As independent single decision-makers, the Immigration Appeal Division and the Refugee Appeal Division Members review extensive documents, conduct proceedings, including hearings and render decisions on immigration and refugee appeals. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada's website. Candidates must apply online by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 15, 2017, via the Governor in Council website. Candidates must submit their curriculum vitae along with the completed application form with their online application. To download the GIC application form click here. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Full-time salary range: $108,200 - $127,200 (GCQ-3) Part-time per diem: $540 - $635 (GCQ-3) Position Location: Montréal, Ottawa (Refugee Appeal Division only), Toronto, Calgary (Immigration Appeal Division only) and Vancouver. Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for these positions. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. To be considered for one of these positions, please provide examples from your career that clearly demonstrate how you meet the following requirements in your application: Education and Experience A degree from a recognized university or an acceptable combination of relevant education, job-related training and/or experience; Work experience as a decision-maker in an adjudicative tribunal would be considered an asset; Recent experience in the interpretation or application of legislation and regulations and in gathering and assessing complex information in order to prepare written decisions; Computer skills, specifically in the use of word processing software; and Experience in applying the provisions of the Immigration and Refu[...]



Directors, Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated, - Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (The)

Fri, 6 Jan 2017 13:50:45 EST

Appointment opportunities We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities is to begin to rebuild Canada for the 21st Century. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following positions: Directors of the Board (part-time positions) The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated operates, manages, monitors, constructs, rehabilitates, maintains and repairs the following bridges, roads, and tunnels under federal jurisdiction located in the Greater Montreal Area: the Champlain and Jacques Cartier Bridges, the federal portion of the Honoré Mercier Bridge and approaches thereto, and three related infrastructures, namely a section of the Bonaventure Expressway, the Champlain Bridge Ice Control Structure, and the Melocheville Tunnel. Its mission is to provide a safe passage for users through the management, maintenance, and rehabilitation of its infrastructure assets by optimizing traffic flow and respecting the environment. The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated strives to provide the Government of Canada with the highest level of custodianship of these infrastructure assets. The board of directors of the Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (the "Board") is composed of up to seven (7) members, including the Chairperson and the Chief Executive Office. The Board provides strategic guidance and oversees the organization and administration of the Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated as well as the management of its resources, services, property, personnel and contracts. It sets corporate objectives and strategic directions, oversees the implementation of said objectives and strategic plan, monitors corporate performance, reviews financial objectives and results, analyzes key dimensions such as security, safety, environment and risk management, ensures that the principal risks are identified, mitigated and managed for each project and maintains strong and effective stakeholder communications. Safety and security remain top priority issues. Given that many of the infrastructure assets the Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated controls were built prior to 1965, careful monitoring is required. Significant capital investments need to be carefully managed to ensure the continued safety of existing assets, and construction of new assets. The Board is working on rehabilitation programs to address these issues and exhaustive repair plans are underway for some of the structures. In view of the significant responsibilities of the Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated, board members schedule numerous meetings of the Board and its committees throughout the year to manage Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated 's business and affair[...]



Chairperson, Laurentian Pilotage Authority, - Laurentian Pilotage Authority

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 17:29:57 EST

Appointment opportunity We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal for the Minister of Transport is to ensure that Canada's transportation system supports our ambitious economic growth and job creation agenda. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following position: Chairperson (part-time position) Laurentian Pilotage Authority Canada Laurentian Pilotage Authority Canada (Laurentian Pilotage Authority ) is a Crown corporation based in Montréal, Quebec. The mandate of the Authority is to operate, maintain and manage, in the interest of navigation safety, an effective pilotage service in the Canadian waters for the Laurentian region. The LPA exercises public regulatory authority, and also issues, suspends or revokes pilot licences and certificates. The Authority has set three key objectives to carry out its mandate: To achieve and maintain financial self-sufficiency To work with its partners and service providers to maximize the efficiency, quality and safety of pilotage services, by being attentive to client needs To heed and to comply with the policies and initiatives of the Government of Canada, especially in technological and economic matters The Board is responsible for the Laurentian Pilotage Authority's strategic planning, including its business plan, finances and overall stewardship, which involves the identification of major risks, succession planning and the setting up of an information system to meet its requirements. Further details about each organization and its activities can be found on the Laurentian Pilotage Authority website. Candidates must apply online by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on February 5, 2017, via the Governor in Council Appointments website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Per Diem: $220 - $260 Annual Retainer: $5,700 - $6,700 Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for this position. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous Canadians, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. To be considered for this position, please provide examples from your career that clearly demonstrate how you meet the following requirements in your application: Education and Experience A degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study, or an acceptable combination of equivalent education, job-related training and/or experience; Experience serving as a member of a board of direc[...]



Directors, Marine Atlantic Inc., - Marine Atlantic Inc.

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 16:38:23 EST

Appointment opportunities We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal for the Minister of Transport is to ensure that Canada's transportation system supports our ambitious economic growth and job creation agenda. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following positions: Director (part-time positions) Marine Atlantic Inc. Marine Atlantic Inc. is a Crown corporation headquartered in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. The mandate of Marine Atlantic Inc. is to provide a safe, environmentally responsible, and quality ferry service between the Island of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia in a reliable, courteous and cost-effective manner. The Corporation provides both year-round and seasonal ferry services. The ferry service is a vital link to connect the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador with mainland Canada for both passengers and freight. Marine Atlantic Inc.'s Board of Directors provides the overall policy direction for the Corporation. Its mandate charges a 10-person group with overseeing the direction of its business activities. The Corporation's Board governs the operation of Marine Atlantic Inc. within a strict regulatory environment. The Financial Administration Act, the Marine Atlantic Inc. Acquisition Authorization Act, and the federal government's National Marine Policy provide the framework for the Corporation's affairs. In tandem with this legislation, Marine Atlantic Inc.'s articles of incorporation, by-laws and mission statement guide the Board and management in their decision-making. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Marine Atlantic Inc. website. Candidates must apply online by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 22, 2017, via the Governor in Council Appointments website.Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Per Diem: $310 - $375 Annual Retainer: $4,000 - $4,700 Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for these positions. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous Canadians, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. To be considered for one of these positions, please provide examples from your career that clearly demonstrate how you meet the following requirements in your application: Education and Experience A degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study, or an acceptable combination of equivalent education, jo[...]



Directors, Royal Canadian Mint, - Royal Canadian Mint

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 16:21:51 EST

Appointment opportunities We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Finance is to use the fiscal and budgeting tools at the government's disposal to implement its New Plan for a Strong Middle Class. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following positions: Directors (part-time positions) Royal Canadian Mint The Royal Canadian Mint (Mint) is the Crown corporation responsible for the minting and distribution of Canada's circulation coins. An International Standards Organization (ISO) 9001-2008 certified company, the Mint is recognized as one of the largest and most versatile mints in the world, offering a wide range of specialized, high quality coinage products and related services on an international scale. The Mint combines modern business practices with decades of experience in coin production to deliver optimal value to customers and its sole shareholder, the Government of Canada. The Mint owns two facilities: the Ottawa facility houses the corporate head office, the gold and silver refineries and production facilities for numismatic and bullion coins, medals and medallions; the Winnipeg Plant, which includes a plating facility, produces all of Canada's circulation coins as well as foreign circulation coins. The Mint has three boutiques respectively in Vancouver, Winnipeg and Ottawa. The Board of Directors has overall responsibility for overseeing the management of the Mint's business and affairs. The Board holds Management accountable for the Mint's business performance and achievement of its objectives. It exercises its duty in the best interests of the Mint and the long-term interests of its sole shareholder in accordance with the Mint's governing by-laws and applicable legislation. The Board approves the Mint's strategic direction, major investments and staffing decisions as it relates to Vice-Presidents. It exercises due diligence by monitoring corporate financial performance, overseeing the risk management processes, ensuring the integrity of financial results, and providing timely reports to the Government of Canada and the public. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Royal Canadian Mint website. Candidates must apply online 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 29, 2017, via Governor in Council Appointments website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. The Mint has an immediate need for six Directors, including four Directors with demonstrated experience in the fields of: Information Technology, Manufacturing, Human Resources and Labour Relations; and Risk Management and Mitigation. Per Diem: $410 [...]



Members, National Film Board, - National Film Board

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 14:25:53 EST

Appointment Opportunities We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada’s diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Canadian Heritage is to implement the government’s plan to strengthen our cultural and creative industries. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country, who are interested in the following positions: Members (part-time positions) National Film Board of Canada The National Film Board of Canada is recognized as one of the world’s great creative laboratories. As Canada’s public producer and distributor, it produces and distributes distinctive, relevant and innovative audiovisual productions that add to our understanding of the issues facing Canadians and raise awareness of Canadian values and viewpoints across the country and around the world. Over the decades, it has become the standard for audiovisual innovation in Canada and plays an important role by highlighting the changes and key events in Canadian society. The National Film Board of Canada carries out its responsibilities by constantly investing in new creative fields in documentary, auteur animation and interactive media. It seizes the artistic and technological opportunities that arise in the media landscape and collaborates with emerging and established filmmakers, creators and co-producers in every region of Canada, with Aboriginal and culturally diverse communities as well as partners around the world. Creativity and social relevance are the core features of its productions. Its audiovisual works offer special insight into the diversity and vitality of our culture and are an essential part of our national heritage. Its international successes have garnered Canadian filmmaking unrivalled attention, affirming the excellence of the National Film Board’s offerings. The National Film Board of Canada’s Board of Trustees is currently composed of eight members: the Government Film Commissioner, who acts as the Board’s chairperson, the Executive Director of Telefilm Canada, and six other members appointed by the Governor in Council. With the exception of the Commissioner and the Executive Director of Telefilm Canada, Board members serve three-year terms. The Board’s primary role is to define the National Film Board of Canada’s broad directions and approve its budgets and strategic plans. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the National Film Board of Canada's website. Candidates must apply online by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 15, 2017, via the Governor in Council website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Per diem: $300 Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Can[...]



Trustees, National Gallery of Canada, - National Gallery of Canada

Mon, 9 Jan 2017 15:20:37 EST

Appointment opportunities We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada’s diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Canadian Heritage is to implement the government’s plan to strengthen our cultural and creative industries. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following positions: Trustees (part-time positions) National Gallery of Canada The National Gallery of Canada is one of the world's most respected art institutions, renowned for its exceptional collection of approximately 65,000 works of art, revered for its scholarship, and applauded for its unique ability to engage audiences of all ages and all levels of artistic knowledge. Over the years, the National Gallery of Canada has built a world-class collection spanning all periods of Canadian art, richly representing works by Europeans—from old masters to contemporary artists—and notable for strong holdings in photography, Inuit art and contemporary American art. The mandate of the National Gallery of Canada is to develop, maintain, and make known, throughout Canada and internationally, a collection of works of art, both historic and contemporary, with special, but not exclusive, reference to Canada. The Gallery also has the mandate to further knowledge, understanding, and enjoyment of art in general among all Canadians. The Gallery is accountable to Parliament through the Minister of Canadian Heritage. The National Gallery of Canada is governed by a Board of Trustees composed of a Chairperson, a Vice-Chairperson and nine other trustees. The Board has the overall responsibility for stewardship of the Corporation and is expected to provide strategic guidance to management and to oversee the activities of the institution. It has a duty to act in the best interests of the Corporation and to exercise care and due diligence. The Board is also responsible to evaluate the performance of the Chief Executive Officer on an annual basis. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the National Gallery of Canada's website. Candidates must apply online by January 22, 2017 via the Governor in Council website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Per Diem: $275 - $325 Annual Retainer: $3,600 - $4,200 Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for these positions. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups[...]



Vice-Chairperson, National Gallery of Canada, - National Gallery of Canada

Mon, 9 Jan 2017 15:26:40 EST

Appointment Opportunity We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Canadian Heritage is to implement the government's plan to strengthen our cultural and creative industries. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following position: Vice-Chairperson (part-time position) National Gallery of Canada The National Gallery of Canada is one of the world's most respected art institutions, renowned for its exceptional collection of approximately 65,000 works of art, revered for its scholarship, and applauded for its unique ability to engage audiences of all ages and all levels of artistic knowledge. Over the years, the National Gallery of Canada has built a world-class collection spanning all periods of Canadian art, richly representing works by Europeans—from old masters to contemporary artists—and notable for strong holdings in photography, Inuit art and contemporary American art. The mandate of the National Gallery of Canada is to develop, maintain, and make known, throughout Canada and internationally, a collection of works of art, both historic and contemporary, with special, but not exclusive, reference to Canada. The Gallery also has the mandate to further knowledge, understanding, and enjoyment of art in general among all Canadians. The Gallery is accountable to Parliament through the Minister of Canadian Heritage. The National Gallery of Canada is governed by a Board of Trustees composed of a Chairperson, a Vice-Chairperson and nine other trustees. The Board has the overall responsibility for stewardship of the Corporation and is expected to provide strategic guidance to management and to oversee the activities of the institution. It has a duty to act in the best interests of the Corporation and to exercise care and due diligence. The Board is also responsible to evaluate the performance of the Chief Executive Officer on an annual basis. If the Chairperson is absent or unable to act or if the office of the Chairperson is vacant, the Vice-Chairperson has all the powers, and may exercise and perform all the duties and functions of the Chairperson. Further details about the Gallery and its activities can be found on the National Gallery of Canada's website. Candidates must apply online by February 6, 2017 via the Governor in Council website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Per Diem: $275 - $325 Annual Retainer: $7,100 - $8,400 Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for this [...]



Chairperson, National Gallery of Canada - National Gallery of Canada

Mon, 9 Jan 2017 15:22:42 EST

Appointment opportunity We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that: is transparent and merit-based; strives for gender parity; and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Canadian Heritage is to implement the government's plan to strengthen our cultural and creative industries. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following position: Chairperson (part-time position) National Gallery of Canada The National Gallery of Canada is one of the world's most respected art institutions, renowned for its exceptional collection of approximately 65,000 works of art, revered for its scholarship, and applauded for its unique ability to engage audiences of all ages and all levels of artistic knowledge. Over the years, the National Gallery of Canada has built a world-class collection spanning all periods of Canadian art, richly representing works by Europeans—from old masters to contemporary artists—and notable for strong holdings in photography, Inuit art and contemporary American art. The mandate of the National Gallery of Canada is to develop, maintain, and make known, throughout Canada and internationally, a collection of works of art, both historic and contemporary, with special, but not exclusive, reference to Canada. The Gallery also has the mandate to further knowledge, understanding, and enjoyment of art in general among all Canadians. The Gallery is accountable to Parliament through the Minister of Canadian Heritage. The National Gallery of Canada is governed by a Board of Trustees composed of a Chairperson, a Vice-Chairperson and nine other trustees. The Board has the overall responsibility for stewardship of the Corporation and is expected to provide strategic guidance to management and to oversee the activities of the institution. It has a duty to act in the best interests of the Corporation and to exercise care and due diligence. The Board is also responsible to evaluate the performance of the Chief Executive Officer on an annual basis. The Chairperson is responsible for the proper conduct of Board meetings, so as to ensure that the Corporation carries out its mandate and objectives effectively, ensures good value for public funds, and holds management accountable for its performance. Further details about the Gallery and its activities can be found on the National Gallery of Canada's website. Candidates must apply online by February 6, 2017, via the Governor in Council website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Per Diem: $275 - $325 Annual Retainer: $7,100 - $8,400 Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will conside[...]



Commissioner of Lobbying, Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying - Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:11:37 EST

Appointment Opportunity We know that our country is stronger and our government more effective when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following position of: Commissioner of Lobbying (full-time position) Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada Salary Range: $174,700 to $205,500 Position Location: Ottawa, Ontario The Government has committed to setting a higher bar for openness and transparency and rebuilding trust in public institutions. Do you have the vision and motivation to guide government relations professionals and our senior decision-makers in upholding the lobbying aspects of this important commitment? This could be your next challenge. Meeting the expectations of Canadians in the 21st century requires more than “business as usual”. The Government will deliver results and real change, while maintaining and enhancing Canadians' confidence and trust in the integrity of the Government's decision-making. As the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada, you will promote and safeguard a critical part of the public sector's core values and ethics. The Commissioner is an independent Agent of Parliament who, through the Lobbying Act and the Lobbyists' Code of Conduct: Develops and implements educational programs to foster public awareness; Conducts reviews and investigations to ensure compliance with the Act and the Code; Maintains and makes publicly available the Registry of Lobbyists, which includes information disclosed by lobbyists; and Reports to both houses of Parliament on investigations. In your role as Commissioner, you will work in collaboration with other senior public leaders and government relations professionals across Canada and around the world, in a professional and non-partisan manner. You will lead a dynamic team of experts to ensure transparency and accountability in the lobbying of public office holders. The Commissioner holds office for a seven-year term and may be reappointed for a subsequent term. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada Website. Candidates must apply online by January 9, 2017 via the Governor in Council Website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Diversity The Government of Canada will consider diversity in assessing candidates for this position. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. To be considered[...]



Commissioner of Official Languages, Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages for Canada, - Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages for Canada

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:20:00 EST

Appointment Opportunity We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada’s diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following position: Commissioner of Official Languages for Canada (full-time position) Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages The Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages for Canada was created in 1970 under the Official Languages Act. Its role is to ensure full recognition and widespread use of English and French within Canadian society and federal institutions and other organizations subject to the Official Languages Act. The Commissioner reports directly to Parliament and is supported by the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages. The Office’s staff are based in the National Capital Region and in regional offices across Canada. The Commissioner of Official Languages, who is appointed for a seven-year term, is responsible for promoting the objectives of the Official Languages Act and overseeing full implementation, protecting the rights of all Canadians and promoting the equality of status and use of English and French in Canadian society. The Commissioner conducts investigations on complaints he or she receives. When necessary, the Commissioner recommends corrective measures or changes. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Office of the Commissioner of Official Language's website. Candidates must apply online by January 9, 2017 via the Governor in Council website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Salary: $314,100 Position Location: National Capital Region Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for this position. The Language Skills Act requires that upon appointment the Commissioner must be able to speak and understand clearly both official languages. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. To be considered for this position, please provide examples from your career that clearly demonstrate how you meet the following requirements in your application: Education and Experience A degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study such as law or public administration, or an [...]



Members, Parole Board of Canada, - Parole Board of Canada

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 17:23:06 EST

Appointment Opportunities We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada’s diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness is to lead the government’s work in ensuring that we are keeping Canadians safe. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following positions: Members – All regional divisions (full-time positions) Members – All regional divisions (part-time positions) Parole Board of Canada The Parole Board of Canada is an independent administrative tribunal. The Parole Board of Canada makes conditional release decisions for offenders sentenced to federal penitentiaries and for offenders serving sentences of less than two years in provinces and territories that do not have their own parole boards. The Parole Board of Canada is also responsible for making record suspension decisions under the Criminal Records Act and recommendations for the exercise of clemency through the Royal Prerogative of Mercy. Parole Board of Canada Board members make decisions that have significant implications for public safety and the integrity of Canada's parole system. Depending on the type of case, decisions are made by way of a hearing or in-office file review by either one or two Board members. Parole hearings are held within penitentiaries, and the decision and reasons are given to the offender verbally at the end of the hearing. A written decision then follows. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Parole Board of Canada's website. As this process is ongoing, applications will be accepted on a continuous basis throughout the year. Applicants who have already submitted their application need not apply again, even if the position is reposted. Please be assured applicants will be contacted, if required, and informed of the outcome of the process. Candidates must apply online by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 31, 2017, via the Governor in Council website. Candidates must submit their curriculum vitae along with the completed application form with their online application. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Full-time salary range: $124,300 - $146,200 (GCQ-4) Part-time per diem: $625 - $730 (GCQ-4) Position Locations: Atlantic Region (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland/Labrador – regional office in Moncton, New Brunswick) Quebec Region (regional office in Montréal, Quebec) Ontario/Nunavut Region (regional of[...]



Executive Vice-Chairperson and Member, Parole Board of Canada, - Parole Board of Canada

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 15:49:39 EST

Appointment Opportunity We know that our country is stronger and our government more effective when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness is to lead the government's work in ensuring that we are keeping Canadians safe. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following position: Executive Vice-Chairperson and Member (full-time position) Parole Board of Canada The Parole Board of Canada is an independent administrative tribunal. The Parole Board of Canada makes conditional release decisions for offenders sentenced to federal penitentiaries and for offenders serving sentences of less than two years in provinces and territories that do not have their own parole boards. The Parole Board of Canada is also responsible for making record suspension decisions under the Criminal Records Act and recommendations for the exercise of clemency through the Royal Prerogative of Mercy. The Executive Vice-Chairperson of the Parole Board of Canada is a full-time member of the Board. The Executive Vice-Chairperson assists the Chairperson in the execution of his/her role as the Chief Executive Officer. He/she leads the work of the Board Member Secretariat (i.e. professional standards, training, quality decision making and appeal procedures). He/she makes sound recommendations to the Minister of Public Safety regarding clemency files through the Chairperson. The Executive Vice-Chairperson chairs a number of internal committees and working groups and represents the Board in various forums and committees related to criminal justice and law. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Parole Board of Canada's website. Candidates must apply online 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on February 5, 2017, via the Governor in Council Appointments website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Salary Range: $174,700 - $205,500 (GCQ-6) Position Location: National Capital Region Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for this position. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous Canadians, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. To be considered for this position, please provide [...]



Chief Public Health Officer, Public Health Agency of Canada, - Public Health Agency of Canada

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 10:25:46 EST

Appointment Opportunity We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada’s diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Health is to strengthen our publicly-funded universal health care system and ensure that it adapts to new challenges. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following position: Chief Public Health Officer (full-time position) Public Health Agency of Canada The Public Health Agency of Canada is the main Government of Canada agency responsible for public health in Canada. The Agency’s primary goal is to strengthen Canada’s capacity to protect and improve the health of Canadians and to help reduce pressures on the health-care system. To do this, the Agency is working to build an effective public health system that enables Canadians to achieve better health and well-being in their daily lives by promoting good health, helping prevent and control chronic diseases and injury, and protecting Canadians from infectious diseases and other threats to their health. The Agency is also committed to reducing health disparities between the most advantaged and disadvantaged Canadians. The Chief Public Health Officer is responsible for providing leadership to the Public Health Agency of Canada and providing advice to the Minister of Health and, as appropriate, working with other federal departments and agencies, provincial/territorial and municipal governments, the international community, the public health community and Canadians on public health issues. The Chief Public Health Officer is the lead public health professional of the Government of Canada, in particular, during public health emergencies and will play a leadership role in national public health matters and citizen engagement in public health. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Public Health Agency of Canada's website. Candidates must apply online by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on February 12, 2017, via the Governor in Council website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Position Location: National Capital Region Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for this position. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more [...]



Director of Public Prosecutions, Public Prosecution Service of Canada, - Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

Fri, 6 Jan 2017 08:23:53 EST

Appointment Opportunity We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada is to ensure our legislation meets the highest standards of equity, fairness and respect for the rule of law. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following position: Director of Public Prosecutions (full-time position) Public Prosecution Service of Canada The Public Prosecution Service of Canada (legal name: Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions) is an independent organization, reporting to Parliament through the Attorney General of Canada. The Public Prosecution Service of Canada acts on behalf of the Attorney General of Canada in the discharge of her criminal law mandate by prosecuting offences under more than 40 federal statutes, and by providing prosecution-related legal advice to law enforcement agencies. In the provinces, the Public Prosecution Service of Canada prosecutes non-Criminal Code federal offences (including drug-related offences), a limited number of Criminal Code offences (including those related to terrorism, criminal organizations, money laundering, proceeds of crime, and fraud), and a large number of federal regulatory offences. In the territories, the Public Prosecution Service of Canada prosecutes all federal offences, including Criminal Code offences. The Director oversees the prosecution of these offences to ensure the transparency and integrity of the federal criminal justice system in all regions of Canada. The Director is the Deputy Attorney General of Canada for the purpose of exercising the powers and performing the duties under s. 3(3) of the Director of Public Prosecutions Act, and holds office during good behavior for a term of seven years. A Director is not eligible to be reappointed for a further term of office. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Public Prosecution Service of Canada's website. Candidates must apply online by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 22, 2017, via the Governor in Council Appointment website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Salary Range: $200,900 - $236,300 Position Location: Ottawa, Ontario Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for this position. You are therefore encoura[...]



Members, Payments in lieu of Taxes Dispute Advisory Panel, - Payments in lieu of Taxes Dispute Advisory Panel

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 18:38:35 EST

Appointment opportunities We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Public Services and Procurement is to ensure that the services provided by her portfolio are delivered efficiently, and in a way that makes citizens feel respected and valued. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following positions: Members (part-time positions) Payments in Lieu of Taxes Dispute Advisory Panel The Government of Canada's property is exempt from local taxation under the Constitution Act, 1867. The federal government compensates local taxation authorities through payments in lieu of taxes. Pursuant to the Payments in Lieu of Taxes Act, Public Services and Procurement Canada (Public Works and Government Services Canada) makes payments to local taxation authorities on behalf of all federal departments and agencies. The Payments in Lieu of Taxes Dispute Advisory Panel has a mandate to provide advice to the Minister of Public Services and Procurement to assist in resolving disputes between the federal government and Canadian taxing authorities concerning payment amounts. Panel members are responsible for reviewing disputes between the federal government and local taxation authorities and providing advice to the Minister of Public Services and Procurement on appropriate levels of payments in lieu of taxes. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Payments in Lieu of Taxes' website. Candidates must apply online by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 15, 2017, via the Governor in Council website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Salary Range: $100 - $125 per hour There are current and upcoming opportunities (within 24 months) for representatives from every province and territory: Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for these positions. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous Canadians, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. To be considered for one of these positions, please provide examples from your career that clearly dem[...]



Chairperson and Member, Payments in lieu of Taxes Dispute Advisory Panel, - Payments in lieu of Taxes Dispute Advisory Panel

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 18:43:15 EST

Appointment opportunity We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal of the Minister of Public Services and Procurement is to ensure that the services provided by her portfolio are delivered efficiently, and in a way that makes citizens feel respected and valued. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following position: Chairperson (part-time position) Payments in Lieu of Taxes Dispute Advisory Panel The Government of Canada's property is exempt from local taxation under the Constitution Act, 1867. The federal government compensates local taxation authorities through payments in lieu of taxes. Pursuant to the Payments in Lieu of Taxes Act, Public Services and Procurement Canada (Public Works and Government Services Canada) makes payments to local taxation authorities on behalf of all federal departments and agencies. The Payments in Lieu of Taxes Dispute Advisory Panel has a mandate to provide advice to the Minister of Public Services and Procurement to assist in resolving disputes between the federal government and Canadian taxing authorities concerning payment amounts. The Chairperson is responsible for the supervision, direction of the operations, and functions of the Advisory Panel. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Payments in Lieu of Taxes' website. Candidates must apply online by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 15, 2017, via the Governor in Council website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Salary Range: $100 - $125 per hour Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for this position. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous Canadians, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. To be considered for this position, please provide examples from your career that clearly demonstrate how you meet the following requirements in your application: Education and Experience A degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study or a combination of equivalent education, job-related trai[...]



Directors, VIA Rail Canada Inc., - VIA Rail Canada Inc.

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 16:27:21 EST

Appointment opportunities We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada's diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will 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. The overarching goal for the Minister of Transport is to ensure that Canada's transportation system supports our ambitious economic growth and job creation agenda. The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following positions: Director (part-time positions) VIA Rail Canada Inc. VIA Rail Canada Inc. (VIA Rail) is a Crown corporation headquartered in Montréal, Quebec. VIA Rail operates Canada's national passenger rail service on behalf of the Government of Canada. Established in 1977, VIA Rail provides a safe, cost-effective and environmentally responsible service from coast to coast in both official languages. The Corporation operates close to 475 trains weekly on 12,500 kilometres of track, connecting over 400 Canadian communities. The Corporation reports to Parliament through the Minister of Transport. The Board of Directors of VIA Rail is responsible for the governance and oversight of VIA Rail's activities, business performance and strategic policy direction. It ensures internal controls are in place to manage risks and ensure the accuracy of the organization's finances and reports. Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the VIA Rail Canada Inc. website. Candidates must apply online by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 29, 2017, via the Governor in Council Appointments website. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, and should be sent only through the on-line application. Per Diem: $410 - $485 Annual Retainer: $5,300 - $6,200 Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for these positions. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous Canadians, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. To be considered for one of these positions, please provide examples from your career that clearly demonstrate how you meet the following requirements in your application: Education and Experience A degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study, or an acceptable combination of equivalent educ[...]