00010 – Legislators


00010 – Legislators
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.



Index of titles
Aboriginal band chief
Aboriginal band council member
Attorney general
Cabinet minister
City alderman
City councillor
City councilman/woman
First Nations band chief
First Nations band council member
First Nations government leader
Government leader
Governor general
Leader of the opposition
Legislative body speaker
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA)
Member of Parliament (MP)
Member of the House of Assembly (MHA)
Member of the National Assembly (MNA)
Member of the Provincial Parliament (MPP)
Metropolitan council chair
Municipal council chairman/woman
Opposition leader
Orator - government
Prime minister
Regional municipality chair
School board trustee
Solicitor general
Treasury Board president



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.


Additional information



Chief executive officer (CEO) - health, education, social and community services and membership organizations (in 00013 Senior managers - health, education, social and community services and membership organizations)
Commissioner - government services (in 00011 Senior government managers and officials)