Organization Profile - Financial Consumer Agency of Canada

Financial Consumer Agency of Canada

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Minister Responsible

Minister of Finance

Appointment Provisions

Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Act
http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/F-11.1/index.html

The Governor in Council shall appoint an officer to be called the Commissioner of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada. The Commissioner has the rank and all the powers of a deputy head of a department. The Commissioner holds office during good behaviour for a term of not more than five years, but may be removed for cause by the Governor in Council. The Commissioner, on the expiration of any term of office, is eligible to be re-appointed for a further term of office.

In the event of the absence or incapacity of the Commissioner, or if the office of Commissioner is vacant, the Minister may appoint a qualified person to exercise the powers and perform the duties and functions of the Commissioner, but no person may be so appointed for a term of more than 90 days without the approval of the Governor in Council.

The Governor in Council shall appoint an officer to be called the Financial Literacy Leader who shall act under the instructions of the Commissioner. The Financial Literacy Leader holds office during pleasure for a term of not more than five years. The Financial Literacy Leader, on the expiry of any term office, is eligible to be reappointed for a further term of office.

In the event of the absence or incapacity of the Financial Literacy Leader, or if the office is vacant, the Minister may appoint a qualified person to exercise the powers and perform the duties and functions of the Financial Literacy Leader, but no person may be so appointed for a term of more than 90 days without the approval of the Governor in Council.

Appointments

Appt/Expiry
Date
Position
Level
Commissioner
Tedesco, Lucie
Greely, Ontario
Full-Time Appointment
During Good Behaviour
2013-09-03
2018-09-02
Financial Literacy Leader
Rooney, Jane
Ottawa, Ontario
Full-Time Appointment
During Pleasure
2014-04-10
2019-04-09