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Accountability for the Ontario Investment and Trade Advisory Council

The Ontario Investment and Trade Advisory Council will:

  1. identify prospective investment and trade opportunities for Ontario;
  2. promote Ontario as a premier location for business investment and for business immigration;
  3. promote Ontario's exporting messages and contribute to the building of an exporting culture within the business community;
  4. identify the potential for international linkages that could lead to new investment and export opportunities;
  5. provide advice to the Minister on how the Ministry can increase the effectiveness of its investment and trade programs; and
  6. provide such other assistance as may be required by the Minister.

The Ontario Investment and Trade Advisory Council shall have a maximum of 15 members to be appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council at the recommendation of the Minister. The Lieutenant Governor in Council shall designate one member to be the Chair and at least one other member to be Vice-Chair of the Ontario Investment and Trade Advisory Council.

The Ontario Investment and Trade Advisory Council is an advisory agency and is not required to have or post governance documents under the Agency and Appointments Directive.

Under the Agencies and Appointments Directive and the Travel, Meal and Hospitality Expenses Directive, provincial advisory agencies are required to post their expense information for designated individuals.