Organization Profile - Office of the Commissioner of Competition

Office of the Commissioner of Competition

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Minister Responsible

Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development

Appointment Provisions

Competition Act
http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/C-34/page-3.html#h-5

The Governor in Council may appoint an officer to be known as the Commissioner of Competition.

One or more persons may be appointed Deputy Commissioners of Competition in the manner authorized by law.

The Governor in Council may authorize a Deputy Commissioner to exercise the powers and perform the duties of the Commissioner whenever the Commissioner is absent or unable to act or whenever there is a vacancy in the office of the Commissioner.

The Governor in Council may authorize any person to exercise the powers and perform the duties of the Commissioner whenever the Commissioner and the Deputy Commissioners are absent or unable to act or, if one or more of those offices are vacant, whenever the holders of the other of those offices are absent or unable to act.

Appointments

Appt/Expiry
Date
Position
Level
Commissioner
Pecman, John R.
Ottawa, Ontario
Full-Time Appointment
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2012-09-25
2018-06-05