Opportunities for ministerial appointments

Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada is seeking individuals to serve on certain institutions, boards and commissions for which the ministers have appointment and nomination responsibilities.

On this page

List of organizations seeking nominations

Listed below by region are the organizations with vacancies. If you wish to apply, please consult How to apply

To learn more about each organization, visit Ministerial appointments.

National

  • Nutrition North Canada Advisory Board (December 14, 2020)

Yukon

Who can apply

National

Nutrition North Canada Advisory Board

To be considered as a board member for the Nutrition North Canada Advisory Board, applicants must:

  • be 18 years of age or older
  • have a secondary school diploma or higher, or an acceptable combination of education, training or experience
  • have recent extensive experience living in Northern or isolated Canadian communities
  • have experience in one or more of the following fields:
    • Indigenous regional or community leadership
    • public health
    • Northern retail business
    • distribution and logistics
    • transportation

We are particularly interested in having the board include youth and individuals with diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. Hunters, trappers and food harvesters are also encouraged to apply.

All candidates proposed for appointment or nomination must undergo a federal security clearance, including the provision of fingerprints and a credit check.

Preference may be given to candidates who live in NNC eligible communities or who self-identify as members of one or more of the following groups:

  • youth
  • women
  • Indigenous peoples
  • persons with disabilities
  • visible minorities
  • members of hunters and trappers organizations or associations

Yukon

Yukoners over the age of 18 expressing interest to serve must clearly demonstrate their knowledge and experience relevant to the organization or organizations they wish to serve. Current members are also invited to express their interest in being considered for reappointment or appointment to other organizations. As per the Umbrella Final Agreement, members of boards and councils are not delegates of the parties who nominate or appoint them.

Members must be able to participate in meetings and activities based on fluctuating workloads. Appointments are for set 3-year terms. Remuneration for days served and expenses for travel are provided.

All candidates proposed for appointment or nomination must undergo a federal security clearance, including the provision of fingerprints and a credit check.

Preference may be given to candidates who self-identify as members of one or more of the following groups: youth, women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

Deadline

National

Nutrition North Canada Advisory Board

The deadline to apply for the Nutrition North Canada Advisory Board is December 14, 2020.

Yukon

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

How to apply

National

Nutrition North Canada Advisory Board

If you are interested in serving on the Nutrition North Canada Advisory Board, please send the following items to the email address listed below:

  • a letter stating your interest in serving as member that clearly lays out your relevant knowledge and experience
    • applicants are also encouraged to state their interest in potentially serving as Chair or Vice-Chair
  • a detailed resume that includes your current contact information

Individuals already seated on the board are also invited to express their interest in being considered for reappointment.

Yukon

Please send the following items to the appropriate contact listed below:

  • a letter that indicates which organization or organizations you are interested in serving and your relevant knowledge and experience
  • a detailed, up-to-date résumé that includes your contact information and an explanation of relevant experience

Contact us

National

Nutrition North Canada Advisory Board

The Nutrition North Canada Advisory Board Secretariat
aadnc.nncadvisoryboard.aandc@canada.ca

Yukon

Tamara Fast
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada
Yukon Regional Office
300 Main Street, Room 415C
Whitehorse, YT  Y1A 2B5
Telephone: 1-867-222-1926
Toll free: 1-800-661-0451
tamara.fast@canada.ca

Past nomination processes

National

Nunavut

Nunavik

Eeyou

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