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Leaders of the Opposition in the House of Commons - Occupations

Leaders of the Opposition in the House of Commons
1867 to date

Last Update:  2004.03.20
Last Verified:  2004.03.22


Leader Term of Office Political Affiliation
HARPER, Stephen Joseph
2004 - 2006
Conservative
HILL, Grant
2004 - 2004
Conservative
HILL, GrantActing
2004 - 2004
Conservative
HARPER, Stephen Joseph
2002 - 2004
Canadian Alliance
REYNOLDS, John DouglasActing
2001 - 2002
Canadian Alliance
DAY, Stockwell Burt
2000 - 2001
Canadian Alliance
GREY, Deborah C.Acting
2000 - 2000
Canadian Alliance
MANNING, Ernest Preston
1997 - 2000
Reform
DUCEPPE, Gilles
1997 - 1997
Bloc Québécois
GAUTHIER, Michel
1996 - 1997
Bloc Québécois
DUCEPPE, GillesActing
1996 - 1996
Bloc Québécois
BOUCHARD, Lucien
1993 - 1996
Bloc Québécois
CHRÉTIEN, Joseph Jacques Jean
1990 - 1993
Liberal
GRAY, Herbert Eser (Herb)Acting
1990 - 1990
Liberal
TURNER, John Napier
1984 - 1990
Liberal
MULRONEY, Martin Brian
1983 - 1984
Progressive Conservative
NIELSEN, ErikActing
1983 - 1983
Progressive Conservative
CLARK, Charles Joseph (Joe)
1980 - 1983
Progressive Conservative
TRUDEAU, Pierre Elliott
1979 - 1980
Liberal
CLARK, Charles Joseph (Joe)
1976 - 1979
Progressive Conservative
STANFIELD, Robert Lorne
1967 - 1976
Progressive Conservative
STARR, MichaelActing
1967 - 1967
Progressive Conservative
DIEFENBAKER, John George
1963 - 1967
Progressive Conservative
PEARSON, Lester Bowles
1958 - 1963
Liberal
ST-LAURENT, Louis Stephen
1957 - 1958
Liberal
DIEFENBAKER, John George
1956 - 1957
Progressive Conservative
ROWE, William EarlActing
1956 - 1956
Progressive Conservative
DREW, George Alexander
1955 - 1956
Progressive Conservative
ROWE, William EarlActing
1954 - 1955
Progressive Conservative
DREW, George Alexander
1948 - 1954
Progressive Conservative
BRACKEN, John
1945 - 1948
Progressive Conservative
GRAYDON, GordonActing
1943 - 1945
Progressive Conservative
HANSON, Richard BurpeeActing
1940 - 1943
Conservative
MANION, Robert James
1938 - 1940
Conservative
BENNETT, Richard Bedford
1935 - 1938
Conservative
KING, William Lyon Mackenzie
1930 - 1935
Liberal
BENNETT, Richard Bedford
1927 - 1930
Conservative
GUTHRIE, HughActing
1926 - 1927
Conservative
KING, William Lyon Mackenzie
1926 - 1926
Liberal
MEIGHEN, Arthur
1921 - 1926
Conservative
KING, William Lyon Mackenzie
1919 - 1921
Liberal
MCKENZIE, Daniel DuncanActing
1919 - 1919
Liberal
LAURIER, Wilfrid
1911 - 1919
Liberal
BORDEN, Robert Laird
1901 - 1911
Conservative
TUPPER, Charles
1896 - 1901
Conservative
LAURIER, Wilfrid
1887 - 1896
Liberal
BLAKE, Edward
1880 - 1887
Liberal
MACKENZIE, Alexander
1878 - 1880
Liberal
MACDONALD, John Alexander
1873 - 1878
Liberal-Conservative
MACKENZIE, Alexander
1873 - 1873
Liberal
BLAKE, Edward
1869 - 1871
Liberal

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