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6th Canadian Parliament

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Government  Conservative Party
Third parties  Liberal-Conservative
Opposition  Liberal Party
6th Canadian Parliament
Prime Minister (cabinet)  Rt. Hon. Sir John A. Macdonald (3rd Canadian Ministry) 17 October 1878 – 6 June 1891
Leader of the Opposition  Wilfrid Laurier 23 June 1887 – 10 July 1896
Speaker of the Commons  George Airey Kirkpatrick 8 February 1883 – 12 July 1887

The 6th Canadian Parliament was in session from April 13, 1887 until February 3, 1891. The membership was set by the 1887 federal election on February 22, 1887. It was dissolved prior to the 1891 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 first by Edward Blake, and later by Wilfrid Laurier.

The Speaker was Joseph-Aldéric Ouimet. See also List of Canadian electoral districts 1887-1892 for a list of the ridings in this parliament.

There were four sessions of the 6th Parliament:

List of members

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

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


6th Canadian Parliament Wikipedia

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