LOCAL GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT HISTORY

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Deidre Wilson
 

Deidre Wilson is a manager of Policy and Legislation in the LGD.  She joined the LGD in February 1990 with a BA in History and Political Science.  Key among her many projects with the LGD have been reform of local government elections legislation in 1993, the Municipal Act Reform process 1998-2000, and the implementation of the Community Charter.

Deidre explains some of the features that make the LGD a unique environment -- specifically, the people, the intellectual atmosphere, what it takes to "do policy’ correctly, and the benefits of teamwork.

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Deidre explains some basic differences between the Municipal Act, the Local Government Act, and the Community Charter.

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