Here is where we keep you up to date on the current Canadian premiers and heads of government. As a bonus, we are also throwing in provincial and territorial government compositions. This list was last updated on May 3, 2020.

Feel free to also refer to our Canadian election calendar for the latest on elections in Canada.




Canada’s First Ministers

This is an up-to-date list of those serving as a first minister in Canada, including the prime minister and the premiers.

Canada
Justin Trudeau (Lib) since November 4, 2015
Alberta
Jason Kenney (UCP) since April 30, 2019
British Columbia
John Horgan (NDP) since July 18, 2017
Manitoba
Brian Pallister (PC) since May 3, 2016
New Brunswick
Blaine Higgs (PC) since November 9, 2018
Newfoundland and Labrador
Dwight Ball (Lib) since December 14, 2015
Northwest Territories
Caroline Cochrane (Ind) since October 24, 2019
Nova Scotia
Stephen McNeil (Lib) since October 22, 2013
Nunavut
Joe Savikataaq (Ind) since June 14, 2018
Ontario
Doug Ford (PC) since June 29, 2018
Prince Edward Island
Dennis King (PC) since May 9, 2019
Quebec
François Legault (CAQ) since October 18, 2018
Saskatchewan
Scott Moe (SP) since February 2, 2018
Yukon
Sandy Silver (Lib) since December 3, 2016

Important Note on Canadian Premiers

  • Both the Northwest Territories and Nunavut run their legislatures on a “consensus government” basis. All seats are non-partisan and therefore the premiers of both are independents.

Current Canadian Provincial Governments: Party Composition

Canadian Provinces Map

2020 Canadian Premiers Map

Alberta Legislative Assembly

UCP (63) |||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
NDP (24) ||||||||||||||||||||||||
UCP Government Majority 39

Link to the Alberta Legislative Assembly

British Columbia Legislative Assembly

NDP (41) |||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
Green (2) ||
Liberal (42) ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
Ind (2) ||
NDP Minority-C&S Government Short by 1

Link to the BC Legislative Assembly

Manitoba Legislative Assembly

PC (36) ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
NDP (18) ||||||||||||||||||
Liberal (3) |||
PC Government Majority 15

Link to the Manitoba Legislative Assembly

New Brunswick Legislative Assembly

PC (20) ||||||||||||||||||||
PA (3) |||
Liberal (20) ||||||||||||||||||||
Green (3) |||
Ind (1) |
Vacant (2) ||
PC Minority-C&S Government Short by 2

Link to the NB Legislative Assembly

Newfoundland & Labrador Legislative Assembly

Liberal (20) ||||||||||||||||||||
PC (15) |||||||||||||||
NDP (3) |||
Ind (2) ||
Lib Minority Government Short by 1

Link to the NL Legislative Assembly

Nova Scotia House of Assembly

Liberal (26) ||||||||||||||||||||||||||
PC (18) ||||||||||||||||||
NDP (5) |||||
Ind (2) ||
Lib Government Majority 1

Link to the NS Legislature

Ontario Legislative Assembly

PC (73) |||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
NDP (40) ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
Liberal (8) ||||||||
Ind (2) ||
Green (1) |
PC Government Majority 22

Link to the ON Legislative Assembly

Prince Edward Island Legislative Assembly

PC (13) |||||||||||||
Green (8) ||||||||
Liberal (6) ||||||
PC Minority Government Short by 1

Link to the PEI Legislative Assembly

Quebec National Assembly

CAQ (76) ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
Liberal (28) ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
QS (10) ||||||||||
PQ (9) |||||||||
Ind (2) ||
CAQ Government Majority 27

Link to the QC National Assembly

Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly

SP (46) ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
NDP (13) |||||||||||||
Vacant (2) ||
SP Government Majority 33

Link to the SK Legislative Assembly

Yukon Legislative Assembly

Liberal (11) |||||||||||
Yukon (6) ||||||
NDP (2) ||
Lib Government Majority 3

Link to the YK Legislative Assembly