Organization Profile - Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency

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Minister Responsible

Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development

Appointment Provisions

Canadian Space Agency Act

The Governor in Council shall appoint an officer, to be called the President of the Agency, to hold office during pleasure for a term not exceeding five years.

The President is the chief executive officer of the Agency and, under the direction of the Minister, has control and supervision over the work, officers and employees of the Agency.

In the event of the absence or incapacity of the President or a vacancy in that office, the Minister may appoint another person to act as President, but that person may only act as President for a period exceeding 90 days with the approval of the Governor in Council.

The President may be reappointed for a further term.

Remuneration

The President shall be paid any remuneration that may be fixed by the Governor in Council.

Appointments

Appt/Expiry
Date
Position
Level
President
Laporte, Sylvain
Gatineau, Quebec
Full-Time Appointment
During Pleasure
2015-03-09
2020-03-08