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Organization Profile - National Battlefields Commission

National Battlefields Commission

The information presented on the following pages is for reference purposes only and should not be considered or relied on as an authoritative or exhaustive source of all Governor in Council appointments or positions.


Minister Responsible

Minister of Canadian Heritage

Mandate

The National Battlefields Commission, as manager of Battlefields Park, enables Canadians to enjoy the first national historic urban park in Canada and one of the most prestigious parks in the world. The NBC has a mandate to acquire and conserve the great historical battlefields in Quebec City and turn them into a national park. The NBC is responsible for the acquisition, administration, governance and development of the battlefields and for managing the funds allocated to them.

Head Office

Quebec, Quebec

Appointment Provisions

An Act respecting the National Battlefields at Quebec
http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/N-3.4/page-1.html

The Board of Directors includes:
  • seven Commissioners appointed by the Governor in Council to hold office during pleasure. The Governor in Council names one of these Commissioners to hold office as Chairman during pleasure;
  • under the Act, any province which contributes a sum of not less than one hundred thousand dollars to the purposes of the Commission is entitled to appoint a Commissioner and such Commissioner shall hold office during the pleasure of the Government appointing him/her;
  • a Secretary appointed by the Governor in Council to hold office during pleasure.

Remuneration

Chairman and Commissioner

  • Remuneration Nil - Statutory Prohibition
  • Reimbursement of expenses incurred in the discharge of duties.

Commissioner

  • Reimbursement of expenses incurred in the discharge of duties.

Appointments

Appt/Expiry
Date
Position
Level
Secretary
Gagné, Michèle
Québec, Quebec
Full-Time Appointment
During Pleasure
2016-12-28
2019-12-27
Chairman and Commissioner
Robert, Jean Pierre
Québec, Quebec
During Pleasure
2018-06-06
2023-06-05
Commissioners
Chen, Ellen Yifan
Montréal, Quebec
During Pleasure
2018-11-01
2022-10-31
Fresnais, Manuel
Québec, Quebec
During Pleasure
2013-04-25
Gagnon, Sophie
Québec, Quebec
During Pleasure
2019-01-31
2023-01-30
Letendre, Nathalie
L'Ancienne-Lorette, Quebec
During Pleasure
2018-11-01
2022-10-31
Potvin, André L.
Québec, Quebec
During Pleasure
2016-12-21
2019-12-20
Vincent, Jean
Wendake, Quebec
During Pleasure
2018-11-01
2022-10-31
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