Executive Backbenchers or Political Nobodies? The Role of Parliamentary Secretaries in Canada
Auteurs: David Gamache Hutchison
This paper examines the evolving role of the « Parliamentary Secretary » in the Canadian Parliamentary system and offers suggestions for reforming the function. This paper is the winner of the first annual IOG-sponsored Alf Hales Award, which promotes research excellence and young people’s understanding of governance issues by recognizing the research produced by Canadian Parliamentary Interns.