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Encyclopedia > Premier of Ontario

The Premier of Ontario is the first minister for the Canadian province of Ontario. The Premier is appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario as the province's head of government, and presides over the Executive council or cabinet as the Queen in Right of Ontario's first minister. The term First Minister refers to the leader of a cabinet United Kingdom In the United Kingdom, the term First Minister was once used interchangeably with Prime Minister, as in Winston Churchills famous line: I did not become Her Majestys First Minister so that I might oversee the... Canada consists of ten provinces and three territories. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English Government - Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman - Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 106 - Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area [1] Ranked... The flag of the Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario This is a list of lieutenant-governors of the Canadian province of Ontario, before and during Confederation in 1867. ... The Head of Government is the chief officer of the executive branch of a government, often presiding over a cabinet. ... The Executive Council of Ontario (informally and more commonly, the Cabinet of Ontario) is the cabinet of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... A cabinet is a body of high-ranking members of government, typically representing the executive branch. ... The Queens representative in Ontario, His Honour The Honourable James K. Bartleman. ...


Although sometimes referred to as the Prime Minister of Ontario, the Executive Council Act (R.S.O. 1990) stipulates that the leader of the government party is known as the Premier and President of the Council. (While the titles premier and prime minister are technically interchangeable, in English Canada the practice is normally to reserve the title prime minister for the national leader. However, in French the term premier ministre refers to both positions. The French language does not have a separate term for the premier of a province.) English Canada is a term used to describe one of the following: English Canadians, a term usually meaning English-speaking or anglophone Canadians, the official language majority in the country except New-Brunswick and Quebec as well. ...


The current Premier of Ontario is Dalton McGuinty. Dalton James Patrick McGuinty Jr. ...


The longest serving Premier in the province's history was Sir Oliver Mowat who was in office from 1872 to 1896. Ontario's first Premier was John Sandfield Macdonald. The Honourable Sir Oliver Mowat, QC (July 22, 1820 – 19 April 1903) was a Canadian politician, and premier of Ontario from 1872 to 1896. ... Year 1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display calendar). ... John Sandfield Macdonald John Sandfield Macdonald, QC (December 12, 1812 – June 1, 1872) was the first Premier of the Canadian province of Ontario after the province was created as a result of the confederation of Canada in 1867. ...


See also

This is a list of the premiers of the province of Ontario, Canada, since Confederation (1867). ... Regions Political culture Foreign relations Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      The Prime Minister of Canada (French: Premier ministre du Canada), is the Minister of the Crown who is head of the Government of Canada. ... In Canada, a Premier is the head of government of a province. ... The Leader of the Opposition in Ontario is usually leader of the largest party in the Ontario legislature which is not the government. ...

External link

  • Premier of Ontario Official Site

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Premier of Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (184 words)
The Premier of Ontario is the first minister for the Canadian province of Ontario.
The Premier is the province's head of government and presides over the Executive council or cabinet as the Queen's first minister.
The longest serving Premier in the province's history was Sir Oliver Mowat who was in office from 1872 to 1896.
Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2210 words)
Ontario is the most populous and second-largest in area of Canada's ten provinces.
Ontario is bounded on the north by Hudson Bay and James Bay, on the east by Quebec, on the west by Manitoba, and on the south by the American states of Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York.
Ontario's right to Northwestern Ontario was determined by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in 1884 and confirmed by the Canada (Ontario Boundary) Act, 1889 of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
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