Governor in Council appointments

The Government is committed to open and transparent processes for selecting Governor in Council appointees, to encourage continued trust in Canada’s democracy and ensure the integrity of its public institutions.

These open, transparent, and merit-based selection processes reflect the fundamental role that Governor in Council appointees play in our democracy as they serve on commissions, boards, Crown corporations, agencies, and tribunals across the country.

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Frequently asked questions

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General information

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Federal Organizations

Information on the organizations to which the Governor in Council makes appointments, as well as a complete list of appointees to those organizations.

Compensation, terms and conditions of employment

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Building position profiles

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Performance Management

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