Organization Profile - Public Health Agency of Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada

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Minister Responsible

Minister of Health

Head Office

Ottawa, Ontario

Appointment Provisions

Public Health Agency of Canada Act
http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/P-29.5/page-1.html#docCont

The Governor in Council shall appoint a Chief Public Health Officer, who is an officer of the Agency.

The Chief Public Health Officer shall provide the Minister and the President with public health advice that is developed on a scientific basis.

Remuneration

The Chief Public Health Officer is to be paid the remuneration fixed by the Governor in Council.

Appointments

Appt/Expiry
Date
Position
Level
Chief Public Health Officer of Canada
Tam, Theresa
Ottawa, Ontario
Full-Time Appointment
During Pleasure
2016-12-17
2018-12-20