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5th Canadian Parliament

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Government  Conservative Party
Third parties  Liberal-Conservative
Opposition  Liberal Party
5th Canadian Parliament
Prime Minister (cabinet)  Rt. Hon. Sir John A. Macdonald (3rd Canadian Ministry) 17 October 1878 – 6 June 1891
Leader of the Opposition  Edward Blake 4 May 1880 – 2 June 1887
Speaker of the Commons  Joseph-Goderic Blanchet 13 February 1879 – 7 February 1883

The 5th Canadian Parliament was in session from February 8, 1883, until January 15, 1887. The membership was set by the 1882 federal election on June 20, 1882. It was dissolved prior to the 1887 election. It was controlled by a Conservative/Liberal-Conservative majority under Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald and the 3rd Canadian Ministry. The Official Opposition was the Liberal Party, led by Edward Blake.

The Speaker was George Airey Kirkpatrick. See also List of Canadian electoral districts 1882-1887 for a list of the ridings in this parliament.

There were four sessions of the 5th Parliament:

List of members

Following is a full list of members of the fifth Parliament listed first by province, then by electoral district.

Electoral districts denoted by an asterisk (*) indicates that district was represented by two members.


5th Canadian Parliament Wikipedia

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