Premier of Quebec

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Premier of Quebec
Coat of arms of Québec.svg
Philippe Couillard 2014-11-11 E.jpg
Incumbent
Philippe Couillard

since April 23, 2014
Government of Quebec
Office of the Premier
StyleThe Honourable
Member of
Reports toNational Assembly
ResidenceEdifice Price (Price Building)
SeatQuebec City
AppointerLieutenant Governor of Quebec
Term lengthAt Her Majesty's pleasure
Inaugural holderPierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau
FormationJuly 15, 1867[1]
Salary$90,850 plus $95,393 (indemnity and allowances)[2]

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]

  1. "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.
  2. "Indemnities and Allowances - National Assembly of Québec". www.assnat.qc.ca. Archived from the original on 2016-10-01.