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Moderator : Paul Halucha

paul halucha

Associate Deputy Minister, Environment and Climate Change Canada

Paul Halucha was appointed Associate Deputy Minister at Environment and Climate Change Canada in August 2021.

He previously served as Assistant Secretary to Cabinet for Economic and Regional Development Policy at the Privy Council Office where he was also the Secretary for the Cabinet Committee on the Economy and the Environment.

Throughout his public service career, he has worked on economic policy issues including at Industry Canada, later renamed Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, during many years. His roles have included Assistant Deputy Minister of Industry Sector, Chief of Staff to the Deputy Minister, Deputy Director of the Investment Canada Act and Director General of Marketplace Framework Policies. File responsibilities included: sectoral policies for defence, aerospace, manufacturing and automotive industries; competition and intellectual property; procurement, trade and investment policy; and industrial policy design.

Paul graduated from the Norman Patterson school of International Affairs and is married with 2 children and 2 grandchildren.

Participating in: Fireside chat with Amali de Alwis – Tackling climate change using data

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