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Department of Industry Act

Version of section 8 from 2002-12-31 to 2005-10-04:

Marginal note:Objectives in relation to regional development in Ontario and Quebec

 The Minister shall exercise the powers and perform the duties and functions assigned by subsection 4(2) in a manner that will

  • (a) promote economic development in areas of Ontario and Quebec where low incomes and slow economic growth are prevalent or where opportunities for productive employment are inadequate;

  • (b) emphasize long-term economic development and sustainable employment and income creation; and

  • (c) focus on small and medium-sized enterprises and the development and enhancement of entrepreneurial talent.

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