Department of Industry Act

Version of section 9 from 2005-10-05 to 2017-10-13:

Marginal note:Duties in relation to regional development in Ontario
  •  (1) In exercising the powers and performing the duties and functions assigned by subsection 4(2), the Minister shall, with respect to regional economic development in Ontario,

    • (a) in cooperation with other concerned ministers and boards and agencies of the Government of Canada, formulate and implement policies, plans and integrated federal approaches;

    • (b) coordinate the policies and programs of the Government of Canada;

    • (c) lead and coordinate the activities of the Government of Canada in the establishment of cooperative relationships with Ontario and with business, labour and other public and private bodies; and

    • (d) collect, gather, by survey or otherwise, compile, analyse, coordinate and disseminate information.

  • Marginal note:Coordination

    (2) In exercising the powers and performing the same duties and functions, the Minister may

    • (a) provide and, where appropriate, coordinate services promoting regional economic development in Ontario including services to develop entrepreneurial talent, support local business associations, stimulate investment and support small- and medium-sized enterprises in that province or any part of that province; and

    • (b) initiate, recommend, coordinate, direct, promote and implement programs and projects in relation to regional economic development in Ontario.

  • 1995, c. 1, s. 9;
  • 2005, c. 26, s. 23.
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