Canada Post Corporation Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-10)

Act current to 2014-10-15 and last amended on 2013-06-19. Previous Versions

Chairperson of the Board

Marginal note:Appointment of Chairperson of the Board
  •  (1) The Chairperson of the Board shall be appointed by the Governor in Council to hold office during pleasure for such term as the Governor in Council considers appropriate.

  • Marginal note:Salary

    (2) The Chairperson shall be paid by the Corporation such salary or other remuneration as is fixed by the Governor in Council.

  • Marginal note:Absence or incapacity

    (3) If the Chairperson is absent or unable to act or if the office of Chairperson is vacant, the Minister may designate another director of the Corporation to act as the Chairperson for the time being, but no director so designated has authority to act as Chairperson for a period exceeding ninety days without the approval of the Governor in Council.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-10, s. 7;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 1 (4th Supp.), s. 44(E);
  • 2006, c. 9, s. 236(E).

President of the Corporation

Marginal note:Appointment of President of the Corporation
  •  (1) The President of the Corporation shall be appointed by the Governor in Council to hold office during pleasure for such term as the Governor in Council considers appropriate.

  • Marginal note:Chief executive officer

    (1.1) The President is the chief executive officer of the Corporation.

  • Marginal note:Salary

    (2) The President shall be paid by the Corporation such salary or other remuneration as is fixed by the Governor in Council.

  • Marginal note:Absence or incapacity

    (3) If the President is absent or unable to act or if the office of President is vacant, the Board may designate another director or an officer of the Corporation to act as the President for the time being, but no director or officer so designated has authority to act as President for a period exceeding ninety days without the approval of the Governor in Council.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-10, s. 8;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 1 (4th Supp.), s. 44(E);
  • 2009, c. 2, s. 378.

Head Office

Marginal note:Head office

 The head office of the Corporation shall be at such place in Canada as may be designated by order of the Governor in Council.

  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 54, s. 9.

Administration of Corporation

Marginal note:Administration by Board
  •  (1) The Board shall direct and manage the affairs of the Corporation and may for such purposes exercise all the powers and perform all the duties of the Corporation.

  • Marginal note:Vice-Presidents

    (2) The Board may appoint and fix the salary of such number of Vice-Presidents as it considers necessary.

  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 54, s. 10;
  • 1984, c. 31, s. 14.