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Role and Responsibilities

The Premier of Québec is the government leader and the Chair of Cabinet, also known as the Conseil exécutif. He 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 his responsibilities, the Premier relies on the support of the  ministère du Conseil exécutif, which reports directly to her. The  Ministère advises and assists his 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 The following link opens in another window. Ministère du Conseil exécutif website.

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