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Employment Equity Regulations

Version of the schedule from 2006-06-01 to 2020-12-31:


SCHEDULE VII(Subsection 23(1))

Industrial Sectors

ItemColumn IColumn II
Industrial ClassificationIndustrial Group Description
1Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and HuntingCrop Production
  • Oilseed and Grain Farming
  • Vegetable and Melon Farming
  • Fruit and Tree Nut Farming
  • Greenhouse, Nursery and Floriculture Production
  • Other Crop Farming
Animal Production
  • Cattle Ranching and Farming
  • Hog and Pig Farming
  • Poultry and Egg Production
  • Sheep and Goat Farming
  • Animal Aquaculture
  • Other Animal Production
Forestry and Logging
  • Timber Tract Operations
  • Forest Nurseries and Gathering of Forest Products
  • Logging
Fishing, Hunting and Trapping
  • Fishing
  • Hunting and Trapping
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry
  • Support Activities for Crop Production
  • Support Activities for Animal Production
  • Support Activities for Forestry
2Mining and Oil and Gas ExtractionOil and Gas ExtractionOil and Gas Extraction
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
  • Coal Mining
  • Metal Ore Mining
  • Non-metallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
Support Activities for Mining and Oil and Gas ExtractionSupport Activities for Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction
3UtilitiesUtilities
  • Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
  • Natural Gas Distribution
  • Water, Sewage and Other Systems
4ConstructionPrime Contracting
  • Land Subdivision and Land Development
  • Building Construction
  • Engineering Construction
  • Construction Management
Trade Contracting
  • Site Preparation Work
  • Building Structure Work
  • Building Exterior Finishing Work
  • Building Interior Finishing Work
  • Building Equipment Installation
  • Other Special Trade Contracting
5ManufacturingFood Manufacturing
  • Animal Food Manufacturing
  • Grain and Oilseed Milling
  • Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
  • Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
  • Dairy Product Manufacturing
  • Meat Product Manufacturing
  • Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging
  • Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
  • Other Food Manufacturing
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
  • Beverage Manufacturing
  • Tobacco Manufacturing
Textile Mills
  • Fibre, Yarn and Thread Mills
  • Fabric Mills
  • Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating
Textile Product Mills
  • Textile Furnishings Mills
  • Other Textile Product Mills
Clothing Manufacturing
  • Clothing Knitting Mills
  • Cut and Sew Clothing Manufacturing
  • Clothing Accessories and Other Clothing Manufacturing
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
  • Leather and Hide Tanning and Finishing
  • Footwear Manufacturing
  • Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
Wood Product Manufacturing
  • Sawmills and Wood Preservation
  • Veneer, Plywood and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
  • Other Wood Product Manufacturing
Paper Manufacturing
  • Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Mills
  • Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
Printing and Related Support ActivitiesPrinting and Related Support Activities
Petroleum and Coal Products ManufacturingPetroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
  • Basic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial and Synthetic Fibres and Filaments Manufacturing
  • Pesticide, Fertilizer and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
  • Paint, Coating and Adhesive Manufacturing
  • Soap, Cleaning Compound and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
  • Other Chemical Product Manufacturing
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
  • Plastic Product Manufacturing
  • Rubber Product Manufacturing
Non-metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
  • Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
  • Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
  • Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
  • Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing
  • Other Non-metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Primary Metal Manufacturing
  • Iron and Steel Mills and Ferro-alloy Manufacturing
  • Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
  • Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
  • Non-ferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
  • Foundries
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
  • Forging and Stamping
  • Cutlery and Hand Tool Manufacturing
  • Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
  • Boiler, Tank and Shipping Container Manufacturing
  • Hardware Manufacturing
  • Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
  • Machine Shops, Turned Product, and Screw, Nut and Bolt Manufacturing
  • Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating and Allied Activities
  • Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
  • Agricultural, Construction and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
  • Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
  • Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
  • Ventilation, Heating, Air-conditioning and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
  • Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
  • Engine, Turbine and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
  • Other General-purpose Machinery Manufacturing
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
  • Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
  • Communications Equipment Manufacturing
  • Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
  • Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
  • Navigational, Measuring, Medical and Control Instruments Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
Electrical Equipment, Appliance and Component Manufacturing
  • Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
  • Household Appliance Manufacturing
  • Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
  • Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
  • Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
  • Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
  • Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
  • Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
  • Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
  • Ship and Boat Building
  • Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
  • Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
  • Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
  • Other Furniture-related Product Manufacturing
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
  • Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
  • Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
6Wholesale TradeFarm Product Wholesaler-DistributorsFarm Product Wholesaler-Distributors
Petroleum Product Wholesaler-DistributorsPetroleum Product Wholesaler-Distributors
Food, Beverage and Tobacco Wholesaler-Distributors
  • Food Wholesaler-Distributors
  • Beverage Wholesaler-Distributors
  • Cigarette and Tobacco Product Wholesaler-Distributors
Personal and Household Goods Wholesaler-Distributors
  • Textile, Clothing and Footwear Wholesaler-Distributors
  • Home Entertainment Equipment and Household Appliance Wholesaler-Distributors
  • Home Furnishings Wholesaler-Distributors
  • Personal Goods Wholesaler-Distributors
  • Pharmaceuticals, Toiletries, Cosmetics and Sundries Wholesaler-Distributors
Motor Vehicle and Parts Wholesaler-Distributors
  • Motor Vehicle Wholesaler-Distributors
  • New Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Wholesaler-Distributors
  • Used Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Wholesaler-Distributors
Building Material and Supplies Wholesaler-Distributors
  • Electrical, Plumbing, Heating and Air-Conditioning Equipment and Supplies Wholesaler-Distributors
  • Metal Service Centres
  • Lumber, Millwork, Hardware and Other Building Supplies Wholesaler-Distributors
Machinery, Equipment and Supplies Wholesaler-Distributors
  • Farm, Lawn and Garden Machinery and Equipment Wholesaler-Distributors
  • Construction, Forestry, Mining, and Industrial Machinery, Equipment and Supplies Wholesaler-Distributors
  • Computer and Communications Equipment and Supplies Wholesaler-Distributors
  • Other Machinery, Equipment and Supplies Wholesaler-Distributors
Miscellaneous Wholesaler-Distributors
  • Recyclable Material Wholesaler-Distributors
  • Paper, Paper Product and Disposable Plastic Product Wholesaler-Distributors
  • Agricultural Supplies Wholesaler-Distributors
  • Chemical (except Agricultural) and Allied Product Wholesaler-Distributors
  • Other Miscellaneous Wholesaler-Distributors
Wholesale Agents and BrokersWholesale Agents and Brokers
7Retail TradeMotor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
  • Automobile Dealers
  • Other Motor Vehicle Dealers
  • Automotive Parts, Accessories and Tire Stores
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
  • Furniture Stores
  • Home Furnishings Stores
Electronics and Appliance StoresElectronics and Appliance Stores
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
  • Building Material and Supplies Dealers
  • Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores
Food and Beverage Stores
  • Grocery Stores
  • Specialty Food Stores
  • Beer, Wine and Liquor Stores
Health and Personal Care StoresHealth and Personal Care Stores
Gasoline StationsGasoline Stations
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
  • Clothing Stores
  • Shoe Stores
  • Jewellery, Luggage and Leather Goods Stores
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book and Music Stores
  • Sporting Goods, Hobby and Musical Instrument Stores
  • Book, Periodical and Music Stores
General Merchandise Stores
  • Department Stores
  • Other General Merchandise Stores
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
  • Florists
  • Office Supplies, Stationery and Gift Stores
  • Used Merchandise Stores
  • Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
Non-store Retailers
  • Electronic Shopping and Mail-order Houses
  • Vending Machine Operators
  • Direct Selling Establishments
8Transportation and WarehousingAir Transportation
  • Scheduled Air Transportation
  • Non-scheduled Air Transportation
Rail TransportationRail Transportation
Water Transportation
  • Deep Sea, Coastal and Great Lakes Water Transportation
  • Inland Water Transportation
Truck Transportation
  • General Freight Trucking
  • Specialized Freight Trucking
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
  • Urban Transit Systems
  • Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation
  • Taxi and Limousine Service
  • School and Employee Bus Transportation
  • Charter Bus Industry
  • Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
Pipeline Transportation
  • Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
  • Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
  • Other Pipeline Transportation
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation
  • Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land
  • Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water
  • Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other
Support Activities for Transportation
  • Support Activities for Air Transportation
  • Support Activities for Rail Transportation
  • Support Activities for Water Transportation
  • Support Activities for Road Transportation
  • Freight Transportation Arrangement
  • Other Support Activities for Transportation
Postal ServicePostal Service
Couriers and Messengers
  • Couriers
  • Local Messengers and Local Delivery
Warehousing and StorageWarehousing and Storage
9Information and Cultural IndustriesPublishing Industries
  • Newspaper, Periodical, Book and Database Publishers
  • Software Publishers
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
  • Motion Picture and Video Industries
  • Sound Recording Industries
Broadcasting and Telecommunications
  • Radio and Television Broadcasting
  • Pay TV, Specialty TV and Program Distribution
  • Telecommunications
Information Services and Data Processing Services
  • Information Services
  • Data Processing Services
10Finance and InsuranceMonetary Authorities - Central BankMonetary Authorities - Central Bank
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
  • Depository Credit Intermediation
  • Non-depository Credit Intermediation
  • Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investment and Related Activities
  • Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
  • Securities and Commodity Exchanges
  • Other Financial Investment Activities
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
  • Insurance Carriers
  • Agencies, Brokerages and Other Insurance Related Activities
Funds and Other Financial Vehicles
  • Pension Funds
  • Other Funds and Financial Vehicles
11Real Estate and Rental and LeasingReal Estate
  • Lessors of Real Estate
  • Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers
  • Activities Related to Real Estate
Rental and Leasing Services
  • Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing
  • Consumer Goods Rental
  • General Rental Centres
  • Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing
Lessors of Non-financial Intangible Assets (Except Copyrighted Works)Lessors of Non-financial Intangible Assets (Except Copyrighted Works)
12Professional, Scientific and Technical ServicesProfessional, Scientific and Technical Services
  • Legal Services
  • Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping and Payroll Services
  • Architectural, Engineering and Related Services
  • Specialized Design Services
  • Computer Systems Design and Related Services
  • Management, Scientific and Technical Consulting Services
  • Scientific Research and Development Services
  • Advertising and Related Services
  • Other Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
13Management of Companies and EnterprisesManagement of Companies and EnterprisesManagement of Companies and Enterprises
14Administrative and Support, Waste Management and Remediation ServicesAdministrative and Support Services
  • Office Administrative Services
  • Facilities Support Services
  • Employment Services
  • Business Support Services
  • Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services
  • Investigation and Security Services
  • Services to Buildings and Dwellings
  • Other Support Services
Waste Management and Remediation Services
  • Waste Collection
  • Waste Treatment and Disposal
  • Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
15Educational ServicesEducational Services
  • Elementary and Secondary Schools
  • Community Colleges and CÉGEPs
  • Universities
  • Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
  • Technical and Trade Schools
  • Other Schools and Instruction
  • Educational Support Services
16Health Care and Social AssistanceAmbulatory Health Care Services
  • Offices of Physicians
  • Offices of Dentists
  • Offices of Other Health Practitioners
  • Out-patient Care Centres
  • Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
  • Home Health Care Services
  • Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
Hospitals
  • General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
  • Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
  • Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
  • Nursing Care Facilities
  • Residential Developmental Handicap, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
  • Community Care Facilities for the Elderly
  • Other Residential Care Facilities
Social Assistance
  • Individual and Family Services
  • Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Services
  • Child Day-care Services
17Arts, Entertainment and RecreationPerforming Arts, Spectator Sports and Related Industries
  • Performing Arts Companies
  • Spectator Sports
  • Promoters (Presenters) of Performing Arts, Sports and Similar Events
  • Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers and Other Public Figures
  • Independent Artists, Writers and Performers
Heritage InstitutionsHeritage Institutions
Amusement, Gambling and Recreation Industries
  • Amusement Parks and Arcades
  • Gambling Industries
  • Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
18Accommodation and Food ServicesAccommodation Services
  • Traveller Accommodation
  • RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps
  • Rooming and Boarding Houses
Food Services and Drinking Places
  • Full-service Restaurants
  • Limited-service Eating Places
  • Special Food Services
  • Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)
19Other Services (except Public Administration)Repair and Maintenance
  • Automotive Repair and Maintenance
  • Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance
  • Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
  • Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance
Personal and Laundry Services
  • Personal Care Services
  • Funeral Services
  • Dry Cleaning and Laundry Services
  • Other Personal Services
Religious, Grant-making, Civic, and Professional and Similar Organizations
  • Religious Organizations
  • Grant-making and Giving Services
  • Social Advocacy Organizations
  • Civic and Social Organizations
  • Business, Professional, Labour and Other Membership Organizations
Private HouseholdsPrivate Households
20Public AdministrationFederal Government Public Administration
  • Defence Services
  • Federal Protective Services
  • Federal Labour, Employment and Immigration Services
  • Foreign Affairs and International Assistance
  • Other Federal Government Public Administration
Provincial and Territorial Public Administration
  • Provincial Protective Services
  • Provincial Labour and Employment Services
  • Other Provincial and Territorial Public Administration
Local, Municipal and Regional Public Administration
  • Municipal Protective Services
  • Other Local, Municipal and Regional Public Administration
Aboriginal Public AdministrationAboriginal Public Administration
International and Other Extra-territorial Public AdministrationInternational and Other Extra-territorial Public Administration
  • SOR/2006-120, s. 10
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