Transition binder for a new premier or minister

Last updated: March 30, 2023

A transition binder is a package of information prepared for a new premier or minister when they start their role. It includes information like:

  • An overview of programs and other government or ministry business
  • Advice related to issues and opportunities
  • Situations that require a decision
  • Information about budget and spending

Transition binders for each ministry are published 90 calendar days after a new Cabinet is sworn in. They were last updated December 7, 2022.

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