Premier of Quebec
|Premier of Quebec|
|Government of Quebec|
Office of the Premier
|Reports to||National Assembly|
|Residence||Edifice Price (Price Building)|
|Appointer||Lieutenant Governor of Quebec|
|Term length||At Her Majesty's pleasure|
|Inaugural holder||Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau|
|Formation||July 15, 1867|
|Salary||$90,850 plus $95,393 (indemnity and allowances)|
The Premier of Quebec (French: Premier ministre du Québec (masculine) or Première ministre du Québec (feminine)) is the head of government of the Canadian province of Quebec. The current Premier of Quebec is Philippe Couillard.
The Premier is most usually the head of the party winning the most seats in the National Assembly of Quebec, and is normally a sitting member of the National Assembly.
The role of the Premier of Quebec is to set the legislative roles on the opening speech of the National Assembly.
References[change | change source]
- "Nombre de premiers ministres et de gouvernements depuis 1867" (in French). National Assembly of Quebec. Archived from the original on March 10, 2014. Retrieved March 9, 2014.
- "Indemnities and Allowances - National Assembly of Québec". www.assnat.qc.ca. Archived from the original on 2016-10-01.