The Premier of Québec is the government leader and the Chair of Cabinet, also known as the Conseil exécutif. She also chairs the Comité des priorités, composed of various ministers, which studies issues of topical interest. The Premier is also responsible for the Youth Issues portfolio.
In exercising her responsibilities, the Premier relies on the support of the ministère du Conseil exécutif, which reports directly to her. The Ministère advises and assists her and Cabinet in their duties at the helm of the State.
Every year, the Premier has the privilege of awarding the Ordre national du Québec to distinguished individuals.
For further information, see the Ministère du Conseil exécutif website.
Last update: September 19, 2012
Online as of: November 29, 2010