House Leaders are appointed by each
party caucus to manage the workload of the Legislative Assembly. The House Leaders meet regularly to consult one another on the sequence and transaction of parliamentary business. This practice has evolved over time to ensure that the business of the Legislative Assembly is conducted in an organized manner.
The Government House Leader is always a
Cabinet minister who is responsible for announcing the daily
order of business in the Legislative Assembly. The Government House Leader develops the schedule for debating all public bills and the Estimates. In addition to announcing agreements on time allocation, the Government House Leader can move - without notice - procedural and other motions relating to Legislative Assembly business, subject to the
The Government House Leader, the Official Opposition House Leader, and the Third Party House Leader are responsible for the speaking order of their parties' MLAs during
Question Period and other debates.