Industry Canada

Industry Canada

November 21, 2005 09:00 ET

Industry Canada: Louise Page Appointed to Canadian Tourism Commission Board of Directors

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 21, 2005) - The Honourable David L. Emerson, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Canadian Tourism Commission, today announced the appointment of Louise Page to the Canadian Tourism Commission Board of Directors.

"I believe the Canadian Tourism Commission will benefit from the knowledge, insight and experience that Ms. Page will bring to the board," said Minister Emerson. "Her experience in the fields of policy and governance will help the Commission in its efforts to promote tourism in Canada."

In April 2005, Ms. Page was appointed Deputy Minister of Tourism for the Province of Quebec. She has worked in several Quebec government departments since 1974, including periods as Associate Deputy Minister, Correctional Services Branch, Department of Public Security; Associate Deputy Minister, Management Services Branch, Department of Justice; Assistant Deputy Minister, Family Policy Branch, Department of Family and Children's Affairs; and most recently as Associate Secretary, Government Re-engineering, Treasury Board Secretariat.

Ms. Page obtained a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the Universite de Montreal in 1973 and a Master's degree in Public Administration from the Ecole nationale d'administration publique in 1978.

Industry-led, market-driven and research-based, the Canadian Tourism Commission is a Crown corporation that works in partnership with the tourism industry and provincial and territorial governments to market Canada as a four-season destination.

Contact Information

  • Office of the Honourable David L. Emerson
    Minister of Industry
    Christiane Fox
    (613) 995-9001
    or
    Canadian Tourism Commission
    Chantal Pean
    Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and
    Corporate Secretary
    (613) 954-3862