00010 – Legislators

Broad Occupation Category

0 – Legislative and senior management occupations


0 - Management occupations.

Major Group

00 – Legislative and senior managers

Sub-major group

000 – Legislative and senior managers

Minor group

0001 – Legislators and senior management

Legislators participate in the activities of a federal, provincial, territorial, or local government legislative body or executive council, band council, or school board as elected or appointed members.

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Example Titles

  • Cabinet minister

  • City councillor

  • First Nations band chief

  • Governor general

  • Lieutenant-governor

  • Mayor

  • Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA)

  • Member of Parliament (MP)

  • Member of the National Assembly (MNA)

  • Member of the Provincial Parliament (MPP)

  • Premier

  • Prime minister

  • School board trustee

  • Senator

Main Duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Enact, amend or repeal laws and regulations

  • Participate in developing or amending government policies, programs or procedures

  • Represent their government at local, national and international meetings and conferences

  • Respond to matters of concern to constituents or the general public

  • May serve as minister responsible for a government department or agency and direct senior government managers and officials in the implementation of government policy and the management of that department or agency.

Employment Requirements

  • Election to a legislative body, or appointment to positions such as senator, lieutenant-governor or governor general, is required.