Glossary of Terms for Parliamentary Returns

Annex 1: Government Departments and Agencies by Ministerial Portfolio

(Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat -- July 31, 2008)

Schedules I., I.1, And II of the Financial Administration Act

Departments, Statutory & other Agencies, Departmental Corporations, Service Agencies and Special Operating Agencies Ministerial Portfolio
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food
    • Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (SOA)
  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
  • Canadian Grain Commission
  • National Farm Products Council
Agriculture and Agri-Food
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
  • Canadian Heritage
    • Canadian Heritage Information Network (SOA)
    • Canadian Conservation Institute (SOA)
  • Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission
  • Library and Archives Canada
  • National Battlefields Commission
  • National Film Board
  • Office of the Coordinator, Status of Women Canada
  • Public Service Commission
  • Public Service Labour Relations Board
Canadian Heritage
Citizenship and Immigration

  • Immigration and Refugee Board
Citizenship and Immigration
Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec
  • Environment
  • Canada Emission Reduction Incentives Agency (non-operational on July 31, 2008)
  • Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
  • National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy
  • Parks Canada Agency
  • Finance
  • Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions
Fisheries and Oceans

  • Canadian Coast Guard (SOA)
Fisheries and Oceans
  • Foreign Affairs and International Trade
    • Passport Canada (SOA)
    • Physical Resources Bureau (SOA)
  • Canadian International Development Agency
  • NAFTA Secretariat Canadian Section
Foreign Affairs and International Trade
  • Health
  • Assisted Human Reproduction Canada
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Hazardous Materials Information Review Commission
  • Patented Medicine Prices Review Board
  • Public Health Agency of Canada
  • Human Resources and Skills Development
  • Canada Industrial Relations Board
  • Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
  • Canadian Employment Insurance Commission
Human Resources and Social Development
  • Indian Affairs and Northern Development
    • Indian Oil and Gas Canada (SOA)
  • Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission Secretariat
Indian Affairs and Northern Development
  • Industry
    • Canadian Intellectual Property Office (SOA)
    • Industrial Technologies Office (SOA)
    • Measurement Canada (SOA)
    • Superintendent of Bankruptcy (SOA)
  • Canadian Space Agency
  • Copyright Board
  • National Research Council of Canada
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council
  • Registry of the Competition Tribunal
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
  • Statistics Canada
  • Justice
  • Canadian Human Rights Commission
  • Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
  • National Defence
    • Canadian Forces Housing Agency (SOA)
    • Defence Research and Development Canada (SOA)
  • Canadian Forces Grievance Board
  • Military Police Complaints Commission
  • Office of the Communications Security Establishment Commissioner
National Defence
Canada Revenue Agency National Revenue
  • Natural Resources
  • Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
  • National Energy Board
  • Northern Pipeline Agency
Natural Resources
  • Privy Council Office
  • Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat
  • Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board
  • Public Appointments Commission Secretariat (non-operational on July 31, 2008)
Privy Council
  • Public Safety
  • Canada Border Services Agency
  • Canadian Security Intelligence Service
  • Correctional Service of Canada
    • CORCAN (SOA)
  • National Parole Board
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Public Safety
Public Works and Government Services
  • Translation Bureau (SOA)
Public Works and Government Services
  • Transport
  • Canadian Transportation Agency
  • Office of Infrastructure Canada
  • Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada
Transport, Infrastructure and Communities
  • Treasury Board Secretariat
  • Canada Public Service Agency
  • Canada School of Public Service
Treasury Board
Veterans Affairs Veterans Affairs
Western Economic Diversification Western Economic Diversification

Agents of Parliament Ministerial Portfolio
Office of the Auditor General Finance
  • Office of the Information Commissioner
  • Office of the Privacy Commissioner
  • Office of the Chief Electoral Officer
  • Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages
Privy Council
Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner Treasury Board

The Government does not assign requests for Parliamentary Returns to the following tribunals, external review committees, commission, courts and agents of Parliament, listed on Schedule I.1 and Schedule II of the Financial Administration Act, that are independent of Ministers:

  • Canadian Artists and Producers Professional Relations Tribunal
  • Canadian Human Rights Tribunal
  • Canadian International Trade Tribunal
  • Canadian Polar Commission
  • Courts Administration Service
  • Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
  • Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada
  • Law Commission of Canada (non-operational on July 31, 2008)
  • Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs
  • Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada
  • Office of the Correctional Investigator of Canada
  • Office of the Governor General's Secretary
  • Public Service Staffing Tribunal
  • Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada
  • Registry of the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Tribunal (non-operational on July 31, 2008)
  • Registry of the Specific Claims Tribunal (non-operational on July 31, 2008)
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police Public Complaints Commission
  • Security Intelligence Review Committee