(NOC 0011)

Career Description

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.

Duties May Include

  • 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.

Examples of Titles

Cabinet minister
City councillor
First Nations band chief
Governor general
School board trustree

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Ontario Tech University
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Political Science Bachelor; Honours
Political Science - Advanced Entry Bachelor; Honours
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Toronto Metropolitan University
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Sociology and Politics and Governance Bachelor
Politics and Governance and Criminology Bachelor
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Economics Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Political Science Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Concordia University
Montreal, Québec, CA

Related Program(s):
Community, Public Affairs and Policy Studies (BA) Bachelor
Political Science (BA) Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Sciences socio-politiques (BA avec spécialisation) Bachelor
Science politique Bachelor
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Modified on January 26, 2022