Who is habilitated to speak on Inuit issues? Evidence from Canadian parliamentary commissions under the Harper and Trudeau governments - Jean-François Savard and Emmanuel Sael
The identity of these experts is interesting to inquire who is habilitated to speak on Inuit issues. The worldviews and perceptions of MPs and Senators alike have the potential to be influenced by ideas and messages delivered by these experts, in turn influencing public policy. This communication has for objective to study the identity of and ideas expressed by external actors appearing in front of parliamentary committees. The Harper majority government (41st parliament, June 2011-August 2015) will be compared to the Trudeau majority government (42nd Parliament, December 2015-September 2019) to evaluate we can denote a significant change in the actors called to speak about Inuit issues on parliamentary committees.