Civil Service Act 1918

The Civil Service Act 1918 was a piece of legislation passed by Canadian Prime Minister Robert Borden following the First World War. The act called for a number of reforms to be made to the Canadian civil service, and had implications on how Canadian public administration unfolded over the following decades.

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Civil Service Act 1918 - Implications
... The most important long term implication of the Act was a more professional, competent and skilled Canadian civil service ... Moreover the decreased turn-over associated with merit-based civil service results in a bureaucracy with interests more aligned with national, as opposed to partisan-political ...

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