Organization Profile - Federal Bridge Corporation Limited (The)

Federal Bridge Corporation Limited (The)

The information presented on the following pages is for reference purposes only and should not be considered or relied on as an authoritative or exhaustive source of all Governor in Council appointments or positions.


Crown Corporation (FAA, Sched. III, Part I)

Minister Responsible

Minister of Transport

Mandate

The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited, a Crown corporation, has a mandate to provide the highest level of stewardship of the Canadian interests in the Blue Water Bridge in Point Edward, Ontario; the Seaway International Bridge in Cornwall, Ontario; the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario; and the Thousand Islands Bridge at Lansdowne, Ontario. It is responsible for the oversight of these bridges including the provision of safe and secure infrastructure for the efficient transportation of passengers and goods in support of trade.

Head Office

Ottawa, Ontario

Appointment Provisions

Financial Administration Act

The Board of Directors of The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited shall consist of seven directors, including the Chairperson and the Chief Executive Officer.

The Chief Executive Officer and the President shall be appointed by the GIC to hold office during pleasure for such term as the GIC may determine.

Each director, other than the Chief Executive Officer and the President, shall be appointed by the Minister with the approval of the GIC to hold office during pleasure for such term not exceeding four years as will ensure, as far as possible, the expiration of not more than one half of the directors' terms of office in any one year. A director is eligible for reappointment.

The majority of the directors are not to be officers or employees of the Corporation or any of its affiliates.

If a director is not appointed on the expiration of term of an incumbent director, other than an officer-director, the incumbent director continues in office until a successor is appointed.

Consultation

The Financial Administration Act requires that before an officer-director of a parent Crown corporation is appointed, the Minister shall consult the Board of Directors of the Corporation with respect to the appointment.

Auditor

The auditor of a Crown Corporation shall be appointed annually by the Governor in Council, after the appropriate Minister has consulted the Board of Directors of the corporation, and may be removed at any time by the Governor in Council, after the appropriate Minister has consulted the Board.

The Auditor General of Canada shall be appointed by the Governor in Council as the auditor, or a joint auditor, of each Crown Corporation, unless the Auditor General waives the requirement of being so appointed.

An auditor of a Crown Corporation is eligible for reappointment on the expiration of the auditor’s appointment.

If an auditor of a Crown Corporation is not appointed to take office on the expiration of the appointment of an incumbent auditor, the incumbent auditor continues in office until a successor is appointed.

A person is disqualified from being appointed or re-appointed or continuing as an auditor of the corporation if that person is not independent of the corporation, any of its affiliates, or the directors or officers of the corporation or any of its affiliates. Expenses reimbursed in accordance with policies and procedures of the Corporation.

Remuneration

Chairperson

  • Fixed by GiC: Incumbent;
    per diem ($200 - $300)
  • Incumbent; annual ($6,400 - $7,500)

Director

  • Fixed by GiC: Position;
    per diem ($200 - $300)
  • Position; annual ($3,200 - $3,800)

Appointments

Appt/Expiry
Date
Position
Level
Chief Executive Officer
Dubé, Micheline
Ottawa, Ontario
Full-Time Appointment
During Pleasure
2015-02-01
2019-01-31
Chairperson
Graham, Connie Lois
London, Ontario
During Pleasure
2015-02-01
2020-01-31
Director
Atkinson, Gary Laverne
Wyoming, Ontario
During Pleasure
2015-02-01
2019-01-31
Daigneault, Pascale
Sarnia, Ontario
During Pleasure
2015-02-01
2018-01-31
Dodge, Diana Lee
Brockville, Ontario
During Pleasure
2015-02-01
2018-01-31
Talvitie, Richard Emil
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
During Pleasure
2015-02-01
2019-01-31
Tropea, Deborah
Cornwall, Ontario
During Pleasure
2015-02-01
2018-01-31