James Moore

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


  • Established the "Connecting Canadians" program to bring high speed internet to all Canadian homes
  • Developed & launched Digital Canada 150, Canada's digital policy framework
  • Tabled S-4, "Digital Privacy Act"
  • Established CARIC, the Consortium for Aerospace Research & Innovation in Canada
  • Implemented the successful 700 MHz Spectrum Auction
  • Developed & launched Canada's Space Policy Framework
  • Renewed Canada's commitment to the James Webb Space Telecscope
  • Committed Canada's full participation in the international 30 Metre Telescope
  • Implemented new cell tower rules to include community consultation
  • Proposed & implemented legislation to cap domestic wireless roaming rates
  • Announced 2500 MHz spectrum auction rules
  • Implemented tower sharing, spectrum deployment & rural wireless service rules
  • Implemented the "Fairness at the Pumps Act"
  • Implemented "Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation"
  • Created the Space Policy Advisory Board
  • Legislated an end of "pay to pay" billing in telecommunications
  • Tabled C-8, "Combatting Counterfeit Products Act"
  • Launched the "Technology Demonstration Program" for Canada's aerospace industry
  • Created the Canadian Museum of History
  • Created the Canadian Museum of Immigration
  • Created the Canada History Fund
  • Led project to protect Terry Fox's legacy
  • Created the Canadian Museum for Human Rights
  • Copyright Modernization Act adopted
  • Implemented the WIPO Treaties
  • Created the Canada Media Fund
  • Minister for the 2010 Olympic Games
  • Official Languages Roadmap (2008-2013)
  • Official Languages Roadmap (2013-2018)
  • Created the Youth Take Charge program
  • Hosted 3 successful Royal Tours
  • Managed Diamond Jubilee commemoration
  • Launched national anti-bullying program
  • Managed War of 1812 Bicentennial Celebration
  • Renewed all of Canada's cultural programs
  • Reduced department operating costs by over 20%
  • Evergreen SkyTrain extension
  • Protected Terry Fox's belongings at Library & Archives Canada
  • Celebrated Terry Fox's legacy at Canadian Museum of History
  • Protected Belcarra Park from any future development
  • Secured funding to rebuild the Mossom Creek Hatchery
  • Funding for Port Moody's new arena
  • Funding for Rocky Point Park renovations
  • Doubled the Port Moody Arts Centre's size
  • New Pitt River Bridge
  • Rebuilding of East Rd. in Anmore
  • Funding for the Broadway Connector in Poco
  • New senior's housing in Port Coquitlam
  • New senior's housing in Coquitlam
  • Support for Port Moody's Centennial in 2013
  • Support for Port Coquitlam's Centennial in 2013
  • Safe potable water infrastructure to Belcarra
  • Funded renovations at Percy Perry Stadium
  • Supported Hyde Creek Rec. Centre renovations
  • Support for Golden Spike Days
  • Funded renovations to Leigh Square in Poco
  • Funded renovations to Port Moody Stn Museum
  • Support for May Days in Port Coquitlam
  • Fought to have the "Not Criminally Responsible Reform Act" brought forward to protect victims of crime.
  • Proposed & passed a motion through Parliament while in opposition calling for federal gas tax revenue to be invested in infrastructure.
  • Successfully fought for the ban of sewage dumping by vessels in Canada's coastal waters
  • Successfully helped pass legislation to legalize mixed martial arts (MMA) in Canada
  • Successfully fought to have date-rape drugs criminalized