Table of Precedence for Canada (As revised on December 29, 2009)
The Prime Minister of Canada
The Chief Justice of Canada
The Speaker of the Senate
The Speaker of the House of Commons
Ambassadors, High Commissioners, Ministers Plenipotentiary
- Members of the Canadian Ministry:
- Members of the Cabinet; and
- Ministers of State;
with relative precedence within sub-categories (a) and (b) governed by the date of their appointment to the Queen's Privy Council for Canada
The Leader of the Opposition
The Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
The Lieutenant Governor of Quebec
The Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia
The Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick
The Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba
The Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia
The Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island
The Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan
The Lieutenant Governor of Alberta
The Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador
Members of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada, not of the Canadian Ministry, in accordance with the date of their appointment to the Privy Council but with precedence given to those who bear the honorary title "Right Honourable" in accordance with the date of receiving the honorary title
Premiers of the Provinces of Canada in the same order as Lieutenant Governors
The Commissioner of the Northwest Territories
The Commissioner of the Yukon Territory
The Commissioner of Nunavut
Premiers of the Territories of Canada in the same order as Commissioners 
Representatives of faith communities
Puisne Judges of the Supreme Court of Canada
The Chief Justice and the Associate Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Canada
- Chief Justices of the highest court of each Province and Territory; and
Chief Justices and Associate Chief Justices of the other superior courts of the Provinces and Territories; with precedence within sub-categories (a) and (b) governed by the date of appointment as Chief Justice
- Judges of the Federal Court of Canada;
- Puisne Judges of the superior courts of the Provinces and Territories;
- the Chief Judge of the Tax Court of Canada;
- the Associate Chief Judge of the Tax Court of Canada; and
Judges of the Tax Court of Canada; with precedence within each sub-category governed by the date of appointment
Senators of Canada
Members of the House of Commons
Consuls General of countries without diplomatic representation
Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to Cabinet
The Chief of the Defence Staff and the Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Speakers of Legislative Assemblies, within their Province and Territory
Members of Executive Councils, within their Province and Territory
Judges of Provincial and Territorial Courts, within their Province and Territory
Members of Legislative Assemblies, within their Province and Territory
Chairperson of the Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians
-  The presence of the Sovereign in Canada does not impair or supersede the authority of the Governor General to perform the functions delegated to him under the Letters Patent constituting the office of the Governor General. The Governor General, under all circumstances, should be accorded precedence immediately after the Sovereign.
-  Precedence to be given immediately after the Chief Justice of Canada to former Governors General, with relative precedence among them governed by the date of their leaving office.
- [2.1] Precedence to be given immediately after the former Governors General to surviving spouses of deceased former Governors General (applicable only where the spouse was married to the Governor General during the latter's term of office), with relative precedence among them governed by the dates on which the deceased former Governors General left office.
-  Precedence to be given immediately after the surviving spouses of deceased former Governors General referred to in Note 2.1 to former Prime Ministers, with relative precedence among them governed by the dates of their first assumption of office.
-  Precedence to be given immediately after former Prime Ministers to former Chief Justices of Canada, with relative precedence among them governed by the dates of their appointment as Chief Justice of Canada.
-  Precedence among Ambassadors and High Commissioners, who rank equally, to be determined by the date of the presentation of their credentials. Precedence to be given to Chargés d'Affaires immediately after Ministers Plenipotentiary.
-  This provision does not apply to such ceremonies and occasions which are of a provincial nature.
-  This provision does not apply to such ceremonies and occasions which are of a territorial nature.
- The religious dignitaries will be senior Canadian representatives of faith communities having a significant presence in a relevant jurisdiction. The relative precedence of the representatives of faith communities is to be governed by the date of their assumption in their present office, their representatives being given the same relative precedence.
-  This precedence to be given to the Chief of the Defence Staff and the Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police on occasions when they have official functions to perform, otherwise they are to have equal precedence with Deputy Ministers, with their relative position to be determined according to the respective dates of their appointments to office. The relative precedence of Deputy Ministers and other high officials of the public service of Canada is to be determined from time to time by the Minister of Canadian Heritage in consultation with the Prime Minister.