By LUC JUILLET
In 1908, after many years of suffering from a public management undermined by means of systemic patronage, the Canadian parliament determined that public servants will be chosen at the foundation of advantage, via a method administered by way of an self sufficient service provider: the general public carrier fee of Canada. This historical past, celebrating the a hundredth anniversary of the fee, recounts its certain contribution to the improvement of an self sufficient public provider, which has turn into a pillar of Canadian parliamentary democracy.
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Extra info for Defending a Contested Ideal: Merit and the Public Service Commission, 1908-2008 (Governance Series)
This idea would not disappear; rather it would grow in the years to come, eventually forcing the political parties into relinquishing patronage, if not in the name of democracy then at least for the good of democracy. 29 Membership for this commission was drawn mostly from the senior civil service, with the exception of its chairman, Senator D. Mclnnis. "30 When it was over, Canada would have a new Civil Service Act and, more importantly, an established pattern of administrative reform that would, with a few interruptions, continue to accelerate until 1908.
162:2, 18. Canada, House of Commons (1882), Sessional Papers, No. 32, 87. E. Hodgetts, et al. (1972), The Biography of an Institution, Montreal, McGill Queen's University Press, 14. Gordon T. Stewart (1986), The Origins of Canadian Politics: A Comparative Approach, Vancouver, University of British Columbia Press, 82 The Origins of the Public Service Commission: 1867-1918 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 45 Gordon T. Stewart (1986), "The Origins of Canadian Politics and John A.
Robert Borden, Debates, June 29, 1908 I would also point out that these commissioners are to be appointed as though they were judges. Sidney Fisher, Debates, June 29, 1908 There shall be a Commission, to be called the Civil Service Commission consisting of two members appointed by the Governorin-Council. The rank, standing and salary of each commissioner shall be those of a deputy head of a department; and each commissioner shall hold office during good behaviour, but shall be removable by the Governor General on address of the Senate and House of Commons.