Premier of Ontario

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The Premier of Ontario is the head of the government of Ontario, Canada.[1] The premier is appointed by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. He or she is the head of the Executive Council of Ontario. The premier is usually the leader of the largest party in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.

The first premier of Ontario was John Sandfield Macdonald. He was premier from 1867 to 1871. The current premier is Kathleen Wynne.[2] She is the first female Premier of Ontario.

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  1. Jane Whitear, Discover Ontario (Canada: S&S Learning Materials Ltd., 1997), p. 11
  2. Vivian McCaffrey (1 February 2013). "KATHLEEN WYNNE: FOCUS ON Ontario's First Female Premier". ETFO Voice. Retrieved 5 April 2015.