PCO is the hub of non-partisan, public service support to the Prime Minister and Cabinet and its decision-making structures.
Michael Wernick was appointed Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet in January 2016.
Serge Dupont was appointed Deputy Clerk and Associate Secretary of the Cabinet in May 2016.
The Queen’s Privy Council for Canada is the group of cabinet ministers, former cabinet ministers and other prominent Canadians appointed to advise the Queen on issues of importance to the country.
Access the current Canadian ministry and information about the ministers.
Changes have been made to the machinery of government as part of the creation of the new ministry.
Canada’s Cabinet – by constitutional convention – is the body of advisors that sets the federal government’s policies and priorities for the country.
List of all Canadian ministries from confederation to the present.
Learn more about how the Hub can help departments understand and apply new policy approaches and tools to policies, programs and services across the public service.
The Orders in Council Division provides advice and support to the Clerk of the Privy Council.
Consult the list of all the Privy Council Office reports and publications.
Commissions of Inquiry are established by the Governor in Council (Cabinet) to fully and impartially investigate issues of national importance.
- Annual Report to Parliament on the Access to Information Act 2015-2016
(July 26, 2016)
- Annual Report to Parliament on the Privacy Act 2015-2016
(July 26, 2016)
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