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Glenn Mason

Assistant Deputy Minister, Lands and Minerals Sector

Natural Resources Canada

Glenn Mason is the Assistant Deputy Minister of Natural Resources Canada’s (NRCan) Lands and Minerals Sector. From 2014 until 2018, he was Assistant Deputy Minister of NRCan’s Canadian Forest Service. Prior to that, Glenn served as the Director of Strategic Operations for the Social Development Policy Secretariat in the Privy Council Officeand as the Director of Strategy at Human Resources Development Canada.


Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) seeks to enhance the responsible development and use of Canada’s natural resources and the competitiveness of Canada’s natural resources products. It is an established leader in science and technology in the fields of energy, forests, minerals and metals, and earth sciences.

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