Organization Profile - Canada Foundation for Sustainable Development Technology

Canada Foundation for Sustainable Development Technology

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Minister Responsible

Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development

Appointment Provisions

Canada Foundation for Sustainable Development Technology Act
http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/C-5.5/index.html

The board consists of:
  • The Chairperson of the board appointed by the Governor in Council on the recommendation of the Minister;
  • six persons appointed by the Governor in Council on the recommendation of the Minister.
The Chairperson and the directors shall be appointed to hold office during good behaviour for terms not exceeding five years. The Chairperson and any director appointed may be removed for cause by the Governor in Council.

Directors shall continue to hold office until their successors are appointed.

A director is eligible to be reappointed for one or more terms not exceeding five years each.

A person appointed to fill a vacancy in the office of a director who has ceased to hold office before the expiry of the director’s term of office shall be appointed to hold office for the unexpired portion of that term.

A person is not eligible to be appointed as a director if the person:
  • is a member of the Senate, the House of Commons or the legislature of a province;
  • is an employee or agent of Her Majesty in right of Canada or in right of a province;
  • does not ordinarily reside in Canada; or
  • is disqualified under subsection 105(1) of the Canada Business Corporation Act.
A director ceases to be a director when the director:
  • dies;
  • resigns;
  • is appointed to the Senate;
  • is elected to the House of Commons or to the legislature of a province;
  • becomes an employee or agent of Her Majesty in right of Canada or in right of a province;
  • ceases to be ordinarily resident in Canada;
  • becomes disqualified under subsection 105(1) of the Canada Business Corporation Act;
  • is removed from office for cause by the Governor in Council.
The appointment of the directors shall be made having regard to the following considerations:
  • the need to ensure, as far as possible, that at all times the board will be representative of:
  • persons engaged in the development and demonstration of technologies to promote sustainable development, including technologies to address climate change and air quality issues;
  • the business community; and
  • not-for-profit corporations;
  • the importance of having a board that is representative of various regions of Canada and includes men and women who are able to contribute to the achievement of the objects and purposes of the Foundation; and
  • the need for a board that has sufficient knowledge of technologies that promote sustainable development.
Except where they cease to be directors, directors shall continue to hold office until their successors are appointed.

Consultation

The Chairperson of the board shall be appointed by the Governor in Council on the recommendation of the Minister, as proposed by the Minister of Natural Resources and the Minister of the Environment, after consultation with the Minister of Industry.

Six directors shall be appointed by the Governor in Council on the recommendation of the Minister, as proposed by the Minister of Natural Resources and the Minister of the Environment, after consultation with the Minister of Industry.

Remuneration

Chairperson

  • Fixed by By-Law

Directors

  • Fixed by By-Law

Appointments

Appt/Expiry
Date
Position
Level
Chairperson
Balsillie, James Laurence
Guelph, Ontario
During Good Behaviour
2013-06-21
2018-06-20
Directors
Bradlow, John
Toronto, Ontario
During Good Behaviour
2012-11-01
2017-12-16
Creelman, Kenneth Ross
Fredericton, New Brunswick
During Good Behaviour
2007-10-12
2016-03-06
Kavanagh, Sarah
Toronto, Ontario
During Good Behaviour
2013-03-07
2018-06-12
Lee, Jason
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
During Good Behaviour
2012-11-01
2017-12-16
Lunn, Gary
North Saanich, British Columbia
During Good Behaviour
2012-12-13
2017-12-16
McGregor, Ellen
Hamilton, Ontario
During Good Behaviour
2015-03-26
2020-03-25