Industry Canada

Industry Canada

March 19, 2010 15:30 ET

Iain Stewart Appointed to the National Research Council Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 19, 2010) - The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the National Research Council Canada (NRC), today announced the appointment of Iain Stewart as a member of the Council.

"Mr. Stewart's commitment to excellence in research and his experience in academia and the public sector will certainly help the NRC to stimulate innovation in Canada," said Minister Clement. "I am very pleased to welcome him to the Council."

Currently, Mr. Stewart is the Assistant Vice-President, Research, at Dalhousie University. Prior to this, Mr. Stewart was the Associate Assistant Deputy Minister of the Science and Innovation Sector at Industry Canada. Over the past 15 years, he has occupied positions at the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, Transport Canada, Infrastructure Canada and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency.

Mr. Stewart obtained a Master of Public Administration from Dalhousie University in 1993. He also received a Graduate Diploma, Marine Affairs, and a Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, from Dalhousie University.

Recognized globally for research and innovation, the NRC is a leader in the development of an innovative, knowledge-based economy for Canada through science and technology. The NRC operates world-class research facilities as well as information, technology and innovation support networks across Canada.

Contact Information

  • Office of the Honourable Tony Clement
    Minister of Industry
    Lynn Meahan - Press Secretary
    Industry Canada
    Media Relations