Honourable James Moore

Minister of Industry, Government of Canada

James Moore was first elected as Member of Parliament in 2000 at the age of 24 to represent the British Columbia riding of Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam. In 2008, Prime Minister Stephen Harper appointed Minister Moore as the of Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, where he served Canada’s arts, culture, history, heritage, and official language communities. After the most recent election in 2011, Minister Moore was re-appointed as the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages and also named the Minister Responsible for British Columbia. In July 2013, the Prime Minister appointed Minister Moore as the federal Minister of Industry. Since being appointed, Minister Moore has been working to support job, growth and innovation in Canada’s key economic sectors.