Organization Profile - National Battlefields Commission

National Battlefields Commission

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Minister Responsible

Minister of Canadian Heritage

Mandate

The National Battlefields Commission, as manager of Battlefields Park, enables Canadians to enjoy the first national historic urban park in Canada and one of the most prestigious parks in the world. The NBC has a mandate to acquire and conserve the great historical battlefields in Quebec City and turn them into a national park. The NBC is responsible for the acquisition, administration, governance and development of the battlefields and for managing the funds allocated to them.

Head Office

Quebec, Quebec

Appointment Provisions

An Act respecting the National Battlefields at Quebec
http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/N-3.4/page-1.html

The Board of Directors includes:
  • seven Commissioners appointed by the Governor in Council to hold office during pleasure. The Governor in Council names one of these Commissioners to hold office as Chairman during pleasure;
  • under the Act, any province which contributes a sum of not less than one hundred thousand dollars to the purposes of the Commission is entitled to appoint a Commissioner and such Commissioner shall hold office during the pleasure of the Government appointing him/her;
  • a Secretary appointed by the Governor in Council to hold office during pleasure.

Remuneration

Chairman and Commissioner

  • Remuneration Nil - Statutory Prohibition
  • Reimbursement of expenses incurred in the discharge of duties.

Commissioner

  • Remuneration Nil - Statutory Prohibition
  • Reimbursement of expenses incurred in the discharge of duties.

Appointments

Appt/Expiry
Date
Position
Level
Secretary
Gagné, Michèle
Québec, Quebec
Full-Time Appointment
During Pleasure
2016-12-28
2019-12-27
Interim Chairman and Commissioner
Delisle, Margaret F.
Québec, Quebec
During Pleasure
2012-06-21
Commissioners
Fresnais, Manuel
Québec, Quebec
During Pleasure
2013-04-25
Lanthier, Florence
Loretteville, Quebec
During Pleasure
1995-09-26
Montpetit, Carmen
Québec, Quebec
During Pleasure
1995-09-26
Paquin, Guy
Ste-Foy, Quebec
During Pleasure
1995-09-26
Potvin, André L.
Québec, Quebec
During Pleasure
2016-12-21
2019-12-20
1 Vacant Position
Total vacancies: 1