Interim President of FedNor
On August 12, 2021, the Prime Minister announced the appointment of Manon Brassard as Interim President of the Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario (FedNor). Ms. Brassard continues in her role as President of Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED), which she assumed in June 2016.
From 2010 until 2016, Ms. Brassard held the positions of Assistant Deputy Minister at Citizenship and Immigration Canada (Corporate Services), at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Programs) and at the Treasury Board Secretariat (Compensation and Labour Relations).
Ms. Brassard was Vice-President of Operations at CED from 2003 to 2010. Her extensive knowledge in the economic development of Quebec’s regions is a great asset for the organization and its mandate.
Ms. Brassard has a Bachelor of Law from the Université of Laval and is a member of le Barreau du Québec. She is also an accredited mediator.
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