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Canada Foundation for Sustainable Development Technology Act

Version of section 2 from 2002-12-31 to 2004-05-13:

Marginal note:Definitions

 The definitions in this section apply in this Act.



board means the board of directors of the Foundation. (conseil)



Chairperson means the Chairperson of the board appointed under paragraph 9(2)(a). (président)



corporation means the corporation described in the order made under subsection 35(1). (société)



director means a person who is on the board and includes the Chairperson. (administrateur)

eligible project

travaux admissibles

eligible project means a project carried on, or to be carried on, primarily in Canada by an eligible recipient to develop and demonstrate new technologies to promote sustainable development, including technologies to address climate change and air quality issues. (travaux admissibles)

eligible recipient

bénéficiaire admissible

eligible recipient means an entity that

  • (a) is established in Canada and carries on or, in the opinion of the board, is capable of carrying on eligible projects;

  • (b) meets the criteria of eligibility established in any agreement entered into between Her Majesty in right of Canada and the Foundation for provision of funding by Her Majesty to the Foundation; and

  • (c) has legal capacity or is composed of organizations, each of which has legal capacity. (bénéficiaire admissible)

employee or agent of Her Majesty in right of a province

fonctionnaire ou mandataire de Sa Majesté du chef d’une province

employee or agent of Her Majesty in right of a province does not include an employee or agent of Her Majesty in right of a province whose duties and functions in that capacity are restricted to work in a university, college or other educational institution. (fonctionnaire ou mandataire de Sa Majesté du chef d’une province)



Foundation means the Canada Foundation for Sustainable Development Technology referred to in section 3. (Fondation)



member means a person who is a member of the Foundation. (membre)



Minister means the member of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada who is designated by the Governor in Council as the Minister for the purposes of this Act. (ministre)

not-for-profit organization

organisation sans but lucratif

not-for-profit organization means a corporation, society, association, university, research institute, organization or body no part of whose income is payable to or otherwise available for the personal benefit of any of its proprietors, members or shareholders. (organisation sans but lucratif)

special resolution

résolution extraordinaire

special resolution means a resolution of the members passed by a majority of not less than two thirds of the votes cast by the members who voted on the resolution at a meeting of members or signed by all the members entitled to vote on the resolution. (résolution extraordinaire)

sustainable development

développement durable

sustainable development means development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. (développement durable)

  • 2001, c. 23, ss. 2, 36
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