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Premier of Alberta

The Premier of Alberta is the leader of the provincial government, supported by Cabinet and ministers.


The Premier-Designate is the leader of the elected governing party who will become Premier of Alberta when sworn into office.

The Lieutenant Governor is responsible for filling the Office of the Premier following a resignation, death or a defeat in the Legislature or an election. Premier Prentice and his Cabinet remain in place until Premier-Designate Notley and her Cabinet are sworn-in on May 24.

Swearing-in ceremony

Premier-Designate Rachel Notley and Cabinet will be sworn in on the steps of the Alberta Legislature on Sunday.

Join Alberta's new Premier at this family-friendly event. There will be entertainment and free frozen treats.

Sunday, May 24 from 2-3pm
Alberta Legislature - North Steps (outdoors)
10800-97 Avenue, Edmonton

Find a transit route with the ETS Trip Planner.

Invitations, scrolls and greetings

Email Premier-Designate Notley to attend an event or to request a scroll or greeting.

Mark a significant birthday or anniversary with an official message from the Premier.

  • Birthday scrolls: for people celebrating their 75+ birthday, in 5-year intervals.
  • Anniversary scrolls: for people celebrating their 25+ anniversary, in 5-year intervals

Email the Premier-Designate


Premier's office expenses are reported monthly. Information about corporate events is reflected in the monthly reports.

» Ministers' Office Expenses

» Corporate Event Payments