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33rd Canadian Parliament

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Opposition  Liberal Party
Third party  New Democratic Party
33rd Canadian Parliament
Prime Minister (cabinet)  Rt. Hon. Brian Mulroney (24th Canadian Ministry) September 17, 1984 (1984-09-17) – June 25, 1993 (1993-06-25)
Leader of the Opposition  Rt. Hon. John Turner September 17, 1984 (1984-09-17) – February 7, 1990 (1990-02-07)
Government  Progressive Conservative Party
Speaker of the Commons  Hon. John William Bosley November 5, 1984 (1984-11-05) – September 29, 1986 (1986-09-29)

The 33rd Canadian Parliament was in session from November 5, 1984 until October 1, 1988. The membership was set by the 1984 federal election on September 4, 1984, and it only changed slightly due to resignations and by-elections prior to being dissolved before the 1988 election.


It was controlled by a Progressive Conservative majority under Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and the 24th Canadian Ministry. The Official Opposition was the Liberal Party, led by former prime minister John Turner.

The Speaker was first John William Bosley and then John Allen Fraser. See also List of Canadian electoral districts 1976-1987 for a list of the ridings in this parliament.

There were two sessions of the 33rd Parliament:

Party standings

The party standings as of the election and as of dissolution were as follows:

Members of the House of Commons

Members of the House of Commons in the 33rd parliament arranged by province.


  • James McGrath resigned from Parliament and was replaced by Jack Harris in a July 20, 1987 by-election
  • Quebec

    * Clément M. Côté resigned and was replaced by Lucien Bouchard in a June 20, 1988 by-election ** Jean Chrétien resigned from parliament due to poor relations with the party leader. He was replaced by Gilles Grondin in a September 29, 1987 by-election.


    * Ian Deans left parliament to be appointed to a position in the federal government and was replaced by Marion Dewar in a 1987 by-election.

    Northern Territories

    * Erik Nielsen left parliament to become head of the National Transportation Agency and was replaced by Audrey McLaughlin in a 1987 by-election.


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