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Annex D: Departmental Information

Federal institution
Western Economic Diversification Canada
Canada Place
Suite 1500, 9700 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4H7
Web site: www.wd-deo.gc.ca

Minister responsible
Lynne Yelich, Minister of State

Senior official(s) responsible for implementation of section 41 of OLA
Daniel Watson, Deputy Minister
James Meddings, ADM OL Champion

General mandate of federal institution
To promote the development and diversification of the western Canadian economy, coordinate federal economic activities in the West, and reflect western Canadian interests in national decision-making.

National Coordinator
Guy Lajeunesse
Western Economic Diversification Canada
Suite 601, 119 4th Avenue S.
Saskatoon, SK S7K 3S7
Telephone: 306-975-6537
Facsimile:  306-975-5484

Regional Coordinators

British Columbia
Lisa-Marie Gagné
Western Economic Diversification Canada
Number 700, 333 East Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 5G9
Telephone: 604-666-7542
Facsimile: 604-666-2353

Alberta
Lisa Lecky
Western Economic Diversification Canada
Canada Place
Suite 1500, 9700 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5J 4H7
Telephone: 780-495-6920
Facsimile: 780-495-4557

Saskatchewan
Guy Lajeunesse
Western Economic Diversification Canada
Suite 601, 119 4th Avenue S.
Saskatoon, SK  S7K 3S7
Telephone: 306-975-6537
Facsimile: 306-975-5484

Manitoba
Karen Morrow
Western Economic Diversification Canada
P.O. Box 777, 712-240 Graham Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3C 2L4
Telephone: 204-983- 2837
Facsimile: 204-983-1280

Ottawa
Western Economic Diversification Canada
141 Laurier Avenue West, 5th Floor
Ottawa, ON K1P 5J3
Telephone: 613-952-9389
Facsimile: 613-957-1154

Headquarters
Annie Duchesne
Finance and Corporate Management
Western Economic Diversification Canada
141 Laurier Avenue West, 5th Floor
Ottawa, ON K1P 5J3
Telephone: 613-952-9389
Facsimile: 613-957-1154

Jody Simonson
Policy and Strategic Direction
Western Economic Diversification Canada
Canada Place
9700 Jasper Avenue, Suite 1500
Edmonton, AB T5J 4H7
Telephone: 780-495-4164
Facsimile: 780-95-8259

Michael Wronski
Corporate Communications
Western Economic Diversification Canada
141 Laurier Avenue West, 5th Floor
Ottawa, ON K1P 5J3
Telephone: 613-941-1097
Facsimile: 613-952-6775