Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
July 2007

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia




Deputy Minister, the term applied to the non-political and permanent heads of departments, both in the Dominion and provincial governments. These officers administer the departments of government under the political ministers, and ensure continuity in administration.

Source: W. Stewart WALLACE, The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. II, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 411p., p. 200.


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