17.1. The mission of the Minister shall be to promote and support the economic, cultural and social development of Greater Montréal, to oversee the interdepartmental coordination of government activities that concern Greater Montréal and to ensure its continued advancement, dynamism and influence.
The Minister’s action, undertaken in consultation with the ministers concerned, shall focus in particular on the promotion of economic development and tourism, land use and development and the organization of transportation and transportation systems in Greater Montréal.
By such action, the Minister shall promote, within the framework of government guidelines and policies, job creation in the territory of Greater Montréal.
The responsibilities of the Minister as regards Greater Montréal shall be exercised in respect of the territory described in the schedule. The Government shall amend the schedule as required so that the territory it describes continues to correspond to the metropolitan census area.