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8th Canadian Parliament

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Leader of the Opposition  Charles Tupper
Opposition  Conservative Party
Government  Liberal Party
Third parties  Liberal-Conservative
8th Canadian Parliament
Prime Minister (cabinet)  Rt. Hon. Sir Wilfrid Laurier (8th Canadian Ministry) 11 July 1896 – 6 October 1911

The 8th Canadian Parliament was in session from August 19, 1896 until October 9, 1900. The membership was set by the 1896 federal election on June 23, 1896. It was dissolved prior to the 1900 election.

It was controlled by a Liberal Party majority under Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier and the 8th Canadian Ministry. The Official Opposition was the Conservative/Liberal-Conservative, led by Charles Tupper.

The Speaker was first James David Edgar, and later Thomas Bain. See also List of Canadian electoral districts 1892-1903 for a list of the ridings in this parliament.

There were five sessions of the 8th Parliament:

List of members

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

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


8th Canadian Parliament Wikipedia

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