1948 – He was born on the 8th of October in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada.
1971 – He graduated from the University of Alberta with a Master of Arts in Community Development.
1972 – He worked for the Prince Edward Island Rural Development Council.
1978 – He received the Queen’s Sliver of Jubilee for Outstanding Public Service.
– He was elected as a MLA for the district of 4th kings.
1984-1988 – Binns was the MP (Member of Parliamnet) for Cardigan.
1996 – He became Premier of Prince Edward Island.
2005 – He announced to the provincial PC party that he intended to stay on to seek a fourth term.