James Moore

Minister of Industry / Ministre de l'Industrie
Port Moody . Westwood . Port Coquitlam

MP Newsletter

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The State of the Canadian Aerospace Industry

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Strengthening Competition in Canada's Wireless Industry

The Government of Canada took another step in delivering for consumers by unveiling details of a new spectrum auction. Beginning next year, AWS-3 spectrum licences will be made available to wireless companies. AWS-3 spectrum is ideal for delivering fast, reliable service to Canadians on the latest smartphones, tablets and mobile devices. Consistent with the Government's previous spectrum auctions, the AWS-3 spectrum auction will have rules designed specifically to put Canadian consumers first.

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Helping Start-up Companies Grow & Prosper

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the organizations that have been chosen to advance in the selection process for the Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP), which is designed to help outstanding small- and medium-sized Canadian enterprises to grow, prosper and create jobs.

Harper Government Aims to End Provincial Trade Barriers

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The Conservative government is in the process of hammering out a comprehensive new agreement on internal trade with the provinces, aimed at lowering barriers estimated to cost the country $50-billion a year. James Moore, the federal Industry Minister, said his number one priority is a new internal trade deal that would supersede the existing Agreement on Internal Trade, which was signed by the provinces 20 years ago and left intact a patchwork of cumbersome barriers.

Gas Tax Agreement With B.C. Signed

We are proud to support economic growth across British Columbia by supporting local infrastructure priorities through the federal Gas Tax Fund. We are very pleased to have reached an agreement with the Government of British Columbia and the Union of British Columbia Municipalities, which will make this important funding available and allow communities to address their specific infrastructure priorities.