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Statistics on staff at Elections Canada HeadquartersCEO appearance on the Main Estimates 2022-2023 before the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs

Headcount Trends – Preparation of last elections

Office of the Chief Electoral Officer Headcount Trends  Preparation of last elections

Text version of "Office of the Chief Electoral Officer Headcount Trends – Preparation of last elections"
Office of the Chief Electoral Officer Headcount Trends - Minority & Majority Governments
ElectionsDate 30-Sep-14 42nd GE
19-Oct-15
Majority
30-Sep-15
43rd GE
21-Oct-19
Minority
30-Sep-19
44th GE
20-Sep-21
Minority
30-Jun-21
31-Dec-21 31-Mar-22
Employment Type Indeterminate 345 339 413 509 512 517
Term 130 208 309 398 500 481
Casual (90 days) 8 5 34 34 11 59
Casual (165 days) 89 395 533 496 100 69
Part Time Worker 2 3 4 0 0 0
Secondment In 14 22 20 13 17 17
Student 27 22 18 21 4 15
Interchange In 4 2 3 2 2 2
Total 619 996 1,334 1,473 1,146 1,160

Indeterminate employees: Indeterminate employees are those appointed to the Public Service whose tenure in the position is of an indefinite duration.

Term employees: Term employees are those appointed for a specified period in accordance with the Public Service Employment Act.

Casual workers: Casual workers are hired for specified periods that may not exceed 90 working days in one calendar year.

Casual 165: Casual workers hired in the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer for the purposes of undertaking duties related to an election or a referendum. In this case, the maximum of 165 working days in a calendar year is permitted by the Public Service Employment Act.