Provincial Premiers in Canada
Role of Provincial Premiers in Canada
The provincial premiers in Canada are the most powerful politicians in the provinces, and their responsibilities reflect that role.
Write to Your Provincial Premier
Contact information for provincial premiers in Canada - mailing addresses, email addresses, phone and fax numbers.
Alberta Premier Alison Redford
A human rights lawyer with extensive international experience, Alison Redford is Alberta's first woman premier.
British Columbia Premier Christy Clark
Christy Clark, a former Deputy Premier of British Columbia and popular radio talk show host, became the Premier of British Columbia in March 2011.
Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger
After 10 years as Manitoba's Minister of Finance, Greg Selinger became Premier of Manitoba in 2009 when he won the leadership of the NDP after the resignation of Gary Doer.
Newfoundland Premier Kathy Dunderdale
Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Kathy Dunderdale became Newfoundland and Labrador's first female premier when she took over from Danny Williams on his retirement in December 2010.
Northwest Territories Premier Bob McLeod
With 28 years experience as a public servant, and in just his second term as an MLA, Bob McLeod became the Premier of the Northwest Territories in 2011.
Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter
In 2009, Darrelll Dexter led the Nova Scotia NDP to a majority government, making it the first time an NDP government had been elected in Atlantic Canada.
Nunauvt Premier Eva Aariak
The only woman elected to the Nunavut Legislative Assembly in the 2008 Nunavut election, Eva Aariak became Nunavut's second premier.
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne
Kathleen Wynne won the leadership of the Ontario Liberal Party in 2013 becoming the first woman premier and the first openly gay premier of Ontario.
Quebec Premier Pauline Marois
Pauline Marois led the Parti Québécois to a minority victory in the 2012 provincial election, becoming the first female premier of Quebec.
Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall
In 2011, Brad Wall and the Saskatchewan Party won a record high 64 percent of the popular vote and a second majority government.
Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski
Darrell Pasloski became Yukon Premier when he won the leadership of the Yukon Party in 2011.
Council of the Federation
Canada's thirteen premiers have joined forces to create the Council of the Federation, a new mechanism in federal-provincial relations.