Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

The Board, including an appointed Chairperson and Destination Canada’s President and CEO, is composed of senior business professionals who possess the experience, competencies and skills required to add value to Destination Canada’s decisions on strategic opportunities and risks and to provide effective oversight.

Destination Canada staff support the Board by providing the latest intelligence, research, and expert advice to facilitate decision-making by all involved.

The Destination Canada Board of Directors is composed of:

  • The Board Chair
  • The President & CEO of Destination Canada
  • The Deputy Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ex officio)
  • Up to nine additional directors.


Destination Canada’s Board members bring broad and deep experience of the tourism industry, public policy, marketing and business. This ensures sound leadership at the pinnacle of our organizational chart.

Governance Documents

These documents provide an overview of Destination Canada’s corporate governance framework and include enabling legislation, bylaws and code of conduct information.

Advisory Committees

Destination Canada has three advisory committees to attain industry input and expert advice on key issues and opportunities in delivering innovative programs and services: Leisure Marketing, Business Events and Research.

Call for Applicants

Destination Canada is looking for influential senior representatives and experts in the public, private and non-profit sectors who want to make a significant contribution to the tourism industry in Canada by joining one of our Advisory Committees. The following documents provide an overview of Destination Canada's committee information and application instructions for membership.