Cabinet Office (Ontario)

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Cabinet Office
Ontario cab logo.jpg
Ministry overview
JurisdictionGovernment of Ontario
HeadquartersWhitney Block, 99 Wellesley St. West, Toronto, Ontario
Minister responsible
Ministry executive
  • Steven Davidson, Secretary of the Cabinet

The Cabinet Office is a ministry of the Government of Ontario. Its role is to serve as the Premier's ministry, and as such, its employees are not political appointees, but are permanent members of the Ontario public service.[1]

The Cabinet Office is headed by the Secretary of the Cabinet, currently Steven Davidson, who is also head of the Ontario public service.[2]

In past years, the size of the Cabinet Office has grown considerably. This mirrors growth in the central agencies of other governments in the Western world, including the Canadian federal government.[3]


  1. ^ Cabinet Office Results-based Plan 2014-2015,
  2. ^ Premier names new secretary of the Cabinet - Government of Ontario News,
  3. ^ Edward E. Stewart (1 January 1989). Cabinet Government in Ontario: A View from Inside. IRPP. pp. 1–. ISBN 978-0-88645-098-4.

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