Crown corporation


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Crown corporation

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Canada)a corporation owned by the federal or a provincial government

Crown′ corpora`tion



n.
Canadian. a company owned by the government and controlled and partially operated by civil servants.
[1960–65]
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The bill revoked Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority's status as a Crown corporation.
Five provinces split the regulatory and retail functions with a crown corporation that handles wholesale and retail operations and a separate entity that manages alcohol licensing and inspections, as well as gaming and lotteries.
The CCC is a federal Crown corporation mandated to facilitate international trade on behalf of the Canadian private sector.
CATSA, established in 2002, is a Crown corporation responsible for pre-board screening, hold-baggage screening, non-passenger screening and Restricted Area Identity Card - the administration of access control to airport restricted areas through biometric identifiers.
Right of Canada, and a Crown corporation, with a mandate to promote the
The company's strong financial outcomes and solid liquidity along with its status as an agent Crown corporation whose debts are payable out of Canada's consolidated revenue fund and its exclusive position in letter mail delivery are further rating positives.
PSP is a Canadian crown corporation established to invest the net contributions from public sector pension plans.
Marys' plan to develop a co-gen plant "are very much alive" and the Crown corporation continues to pursue that possibility.
The SFO investigation began in November 2005 after Langbar International (formerly Crown Corporation Ltd) issued a statement to the stock market announcing it could not "establish the existence of, nor verify its entitlement to" around pounds 370million held in Dutch and Brazilian banks.
The Standards Council of Canada (SCC), a Crown corporation with the mandate to promote efficient and effective standardization in Canada, announces the reappointment of Hugh Krentz as chairperson of the SCC for a one-year term.
In his book, Bellamy chronicles the story of crown corporation Polymer Corporation, a pivotal player in the Canadian economy as the nation's sole producer of synthetic rubber until it was sold to the German firm A.
While the alternate sector as a whole exhibited a high degree of dispersion across Saskatchewan, decomposition of the sector into its Crown corporation and cooperative components showed that Crown corporations in Saskatchewan are extremely concentrated, while co-operatives are dispersed across the province as anticipated.