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.
Legislators perform 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.
Election to a legislative body, or appointment to positions such as senator, lieutenant-governor or governor general, is required.
Commissioners ? government services (in 0012 Senior government managers and officials)
Elected or appointed officials of health care institutions, educational institutions, unions and voluntary organizations (in 0014 Senior managers - health, education, social and community services and membership organizations)
National Occupation Classification, (2011)
Statistics Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada,
Catalogue no. 12-583-X