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The Twenty-Fourth Canadian Ministry was the cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Brian Mulroney. It governed Canada from 17 September 1984 to 25 June 1993, including the 33rd Canadian Parliament and most of the 34th. The government was formed by the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.

24th Canadian Ministry
24e conseil des ministres du Canada
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24th ministry of Canada
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Date formed17 September 1984
Date dissolved25 June 1993
People and organisations
MonarchElizabeth II
Governor GeneralJeanne Sauvé
Ray Hnatyshyn
Prime MinisterBrian Mulroney
Member partyProgressive Conservative Party of Canada
Opposition partyLiberal Party of Canada
Opposition leader
History
Election(s)1984, 1988
Legislature term(s)
Predecessor23rd Canadian Ministry
Successor25th Canadian Ministry

MinistersEdit

Portfolio Minister Term
Start End
Prime Minister Brian Mulroney 17 September 1984 25 June 1993
Deputy Prime Minister Erik Nielsen 17 September 1984 30 June 1986
Don Mazankowski 30 June 1986 25 June 1993
Minister of Agriculture John Wise 17 September 1984 15 September 1988
Don Mazankowski 15 September 1988 21 April 1991
Bill McKnight 21 April 1991 4 January 1993
Charles Mayer 4 January 1993 25 June 1993
Minister of State (Agriculture)(Canadian Wheat Board) Charles Mayer 17 September 1984 27 August 1987
Pierre Blais 27 August 1987 25 June 1993
Minister for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Lowell Murray 6 June 1987 15 September 1988
Gerald Merrithew 15 September 1988 30 January 1989
Elmer MacKay 30 January 1989 21 April 1991
John Crosbie 21 April 1991 25 June 1993
Minister responsible for the Canadian Dairy Commission John Wise 17 September 1984 15 September 1988
Don Mazankowski 15 September 1988 21 April 1991
Bill McKnight 21 April 1991 4 January 1993
Charles Mayer 4 January 1993 25 June 1993
Minister responsible for Canadian International Development Agency Monique Vézina 17 September 1984 30 June 1986
Monique Landry 30 June 1986 4 January 1993
Monique Vézina 4 January 1993 25 June 1993
Minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Bill McKnight 17 September 1984 30 June 1986
Stewart McInnes 30 June 1986 15 September 1988
John McDermid 15 September 1988 30 January 1989
Alan Redway 30 January 1989 15 March 1991
John McDermid (acting) 15 March 1991 21 April 1991
Elmer MacKay 21 April 1991 25 June 1993
Minister responsible for Canada Post Corporation Perrin Beatty 17 September 1984 20 August 1985
Michel Côté 20 August 1985 20 January 1987
Harvie Andre (acting) 20 January 1987 10 February 1987
Harvie Andre 10 February 1987 25 June 1993
Minister responsible for the Canadian Wheat Board John Wise 17 September 1984 15 September 1988
Charles Mayer 15 September 1988 25 June 1993
Minister of State (Canadian Wheat Board) Charles Mayer 17 September 1984 25 June 1993
Minister of Communications Marcel Masse 17 September 1984 26 September 1985
Benoît Bouchard (acting) 26 September 1985 30 November 1985
Marcel Masse 30 November 1985 30 June 1986
Flora MacDonald 30 June 1986 7 December 1988
Lowell Murray (acting) 7 December 1988 30 January 1989
Marcel Masse 30 January 1989 21 April 1991
Perrin Beatty 21 April 1991 25 June 1993
Minister responsible for Constitutional Affairs Joe Clark 21 April 1991 25 June 1993
Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs and Registrar General Michel Côté 17 September 1984 30 June 1986
Harvie Andre 30 June 1986 30 January 1989
Bernard Valcourt 30 January 1989 2 August 1989
Harvie Andre (acting) 2 August 1989 23 February 1990
Pierre Blais 23 February 1990 4 January 1993
Pierre H. Vincent 4 January 1993 25 June 1993
Minister responsible for Defence Construction Canada Robert Coates 17 September 1984 12 February 1985
Erik Nielsen (acting) 12 February 1985 27 February 1985
Erik Nielsen 27 February 1985 30 June 1986
Stewart McInnes 30 June 1986 8 December 1988
Otto Jelinek (acting) 8 December 1988 30 January 1989
Elmer MacKay 30 January 1989 23 February 1990
Paul Dick 23 February 1990 25 June 1993
Minister of Employment and Immigration Flora MacDonald 17 September 1984 30 June 1986
Benoît Bouchard 30 June 1986 31 March 1988
Barbara McDougall 31 March 1988 21 April 1991
Bernard Valcourt 21 April 1991 25 June 1993
Minister of State (Employment and Immigration) Monique Vézina 31 March 1988 4 January 1993
Pauline Browes 4 January 1993 25 June 1993
Minister of Energy, Mines, and Resources Pat Carney 17 September 1984 30 June 1986
Marcel Masse 30 June 1986 30 January 1989
Jake Epp 30 January 1989 4 January 1993
Bill McKnight 4 January 1993 25 June 1993
Minister of the Environment Suzanne Blais-Grenier 17 September 1984 20 August 1985
Thomas McMillan 20 August 1985 8 December 1988
Lucien Bouchard (acting) 8 December 1988 30 January 1989
Lucien Bouchard 30 January 1989 22 May 1990
Frank Oberle (acting) 22 May 1990 23 May 1990
Robert de Cotret (acting) 23 May 1990 20 September 1990
Robert de Cotret 20 September 1990 21 April 1991
Jean Charest 21 April 1991 25 June 1993
Minister of State (Environment) Pauline Browes 21 April 1991 4 January 1993
Mary Collins 4 January 1993 25 June 1993
Secretary of State for External Affairs Joe Clark 17 September 1984 21 April 1991
Barbara McDougall 21 April 1991 25 June 1993
Minister of State for External Relations Monique Vézina 17 September 1984 30 June 1986
Monique Landry 30 June 1986 4 January 1993
Monique Vézina 4 January 1993 25 June 1993
Minister of State (Federal-Provincial Relations) Lowell Murray 30 June 1986 21 April 1991
Minister of Finance Michael Wilson 17 September 1984 21 April 1991
Don Mazankowski 21 April 1991 25 June 1993
Minister of State (Finance) Barbara McDougall 17 September 1984 30 June 1986
Tom Hockin 30 June 1986 30 January 1989
Gilles Loiselle 30 January 1989 25 June 1993
Minister of State (Finance and Privatization) John McDermid 26 February 1991 25 June 1993
Minister of Fisheries and Oceans John Allen Fraser 17 September 1984 24 September 1985
Erik Nielsen (acting) 24 September 1985 20 November 1985
Tom Siddon 20 November 1985 23 February 1990
Bernard Valcourt 23 February 1990 21 April 1991
John Crosbie 21 April 1991 25 June 1993
Minister of State (Fitness and Amateur Sport) Otto Jelinek 17 September 1984 31 March 1988
Jean Charest 31 March 1988 24 January 1990
Perrin Beatty (acting) 24 January 1990 23 February 1990
Marcel Danis 23 February 1990 21 April 1991
Pierre Cadieux 21 April 1991 25 June 1993
Minister of Forestry Frank Oberle 23 February 1990 25 June 1993
Minister of State (Forestry) Gerald Merrithew 30 June 1986 15 September 1988
Gerry St. Germain 15 September 1988 8 December 1988
Frank Oberle (acting) 8 December 1988 30 January 1989
Frank Oberle 30 January 1989 23 February 1990
Minister of State (Forestry and Mines) Gerald Merrithew 17 September 1984 30 June 1986
Minister of State (Grains and Oilseeds) Charles Mayer 17 September 1984 4 January 1993
Minister of State (Housing) John McDermid 15 September 1988 30 January 1989
Alan Redway 30 January 1989 15 March 1991
Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development David Crombie 17 September 1984 30 June 1986
Bill McKnight 30 June 1986 30 January 1989
Pierre Cadieux 30 January 1989 23 February 1990
Tom Siddon 23 February 1990 25 June 1993
Minister of State (Indian Affairs and Northern Development) Bernard Valcourt 27 August 1987 30 January 1989
Kim Campbell 30 January 1989 23 February 1990
Shirley Martin 23 February 1990 21 April 1991
Monique Landry 21 April 1991 4 January 1993
Pierre H. Vincent 4 January 1993 25 June 1993
Minister of State (Immigration) Walter McLean 20 August 1985 30 June 1986
Gerry Weiner 30 June 1986 31 March 1988
Minister of Industry, Science and Technology Benoît Bouchard 23 February 1990 21 April 1991
Michael Wilson 21 April 1991 25 June 1993
Minister of International Trade James Kelleher 17 September 1984 30 June 1986
Pat Carney 30 June 1986 31 March 1988
John Crosbie 31 March 1988 21 April 1991
Michael Wilson 21 April 1991 25 June 1993
Minister of State (International Trade) John McDermid 15 September 1988 30 January 1989
Minister of Justice and Attorney General John Crosbie 17 September 1984 30 June 1986
Ray Hnatyshyn 30 June 1986 8 December 1988
Joe Clark (acting) 8 December 1988 30 January 1989
Doug Lewis 30 January 1989 23 February 1990
Kim Campbell 23 February 1990 4 January 1993
Pierre Blais 4 January 1993 25 June 1993
Minister responsible for La Francophonie Monique Vézina 17 September 1984 30 June 1986
Monique Landry 30 June 1986 4 January 1993
Monique Vézina 4 January 1993 25 June 1993
Minister of Labour Bill McKnight 17 September 1984 30 June 1986
Pierre Cadieux 30 June 1986 30 January 1989
Jean Corbeil 30 January 1989 21 April 1991
Marcel Danis 21 April 1991 25 June 1993
Minister of State (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) Ray Hnatyshyn 17 September 1984 27 February 1985
Harvie Andre 23 February 1990 25 June 1993
Leader of the Government in the House of Commons Ray Hnatyshyn 17 September 1984 30 June 1986
Don Mazankowski 30 June 1986 3 April 1989
Doug Lewis 3 April 1989 23 February 1990
Harvie Andre 23 February 1990 25 June 1993
Minister of State (Deputy Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) Doug Lewis 27 August 1987 30 January 1989
Deputy Leader of the Government in the House of Commons Doug Lewis 27 August 1987 30 January 1989
Jean Charest 30 January 1989 23 February 1990
Marcel Danis 23 February 1990 21 April 1991
Pierre Cadieux 21 April 1991 25 June 1993
Leader of the Government in the Senate Dufferin Roblin 17 September 1984 30 June 1986
Lowell Murray 30 June 1986 25 June 1993
Minister responsible for Metric Commission Michel Côté 17 September 1984 31 March 1985
Minister responsible for Multiculturalism Otto Jelinek 17 September 1984 30 June 1986
David Crombie 30 June 1986 31 March 1988
Minister of State Roch La Salle 17 September 1984 20 February 1987
Minister of State (Mines) Robert Layton 17 September 1984 30 June 1986
Minister of State (Multiculturalism) Jack Murta 17 September 1984 20 August 1985
Otto Jelinek 20 August 1985 30 June 1986
David Crombie 30 June 1986 31 March 1988
Gerry Weiner 31 March 1988 15 September 1988
Minister of State (Multiculturalism and Citizenship) Gerry Weiner 15 September 1988 21 April 1991
Minister of Multiculturalism and Citizenship Gerry Weiner 21 April 1991 25 June 1993
Minister responsible for National Capital Commission Roch La Salle 17 September 1984 30 June 1986
Stewart McInnes 30 June 1986 8 December 1988
Otto Jelinek (acting) 8 December 1988 30 January 1989
Elmer MacKay 30 January 1989 25 June 1993
Associate Minister of National Defence Vacant 17 September 1984 20 August 1985
Harvie Andre 20 August 1985 30 June 1986
Paul Dick 30 June 1986 30 January 1989
Mary Collins 30 January 1989 4 January 1993
Vacant 4 January 1993 25 June 1993
Minister of National Defence Robert Coates 17 September 1984 12 February 1985
Erik Nielsen (acting) 12 February 1985 27 February 1985
Erik Nielsen 27 February 1985 30 June 1986
Perrin Beatty 30 June 1986 30 January 1989
Bill McKnight 30 January 1989 21 April 1991
Marcel Masse 21 April 1991 4 January 1993
Kim Campbell 4 January 1993 25 June 1993
Minister of National Health and Welfare Jake Epp 17 September 1984 30 January 1989
Perrin Beatty 30 January 1989 21 April 1991
Benoît Bouchard 21 April 1991 25 June 1993
Minister of National Revenue Perrin Beatty 17 September 1984 20 August 1985
Elmer MacKay 20 August 1985 30 January 1989
Otto Jelinek 30 January 1989 25 June 1993
President of the Privy Council Erik Nielsen 17 September 1984 27 February 1985
Ray Hnatyshyn 27 February 1985 30 June 1986
Don Mazankowski 30 June 1986 21 April 1991
Joe Clark 21 April 1991 25 June 1993
Minister responsible for Privatization and Regulatory Affairs Don Mazankowski 27 August 1987 21 April 1991
Minister of State (Privatization and Regulatory Affairs) Barbara McDougall 30 June 1986 31 March 1988
Don Mazankowski 31 March 1988 30 January 1989
John McDermid 30 January 1989 26 February 1991
Minister of Public Works Roch La Salle 17 September 1984 30 June 1986
Stewart McInnes 30 June 1986 8 December 1988
Otto Jelinek (acting) 8 December 1988 30 January 1989
Elmer MacKay 30 January 1989 25 June 1993
Minister of Regional Economic Expansion Sinclair Stevens 17 September 1984 13 May 1986
Don Mazankowski (acting) 13 May 1986 30 June 1986
Michel Côté 30 June 1986 27 August 1987
Robert de Cotret 27 August 1987 30 January 1989
Harvie Andre 30 January 1989 23 February 1990
Minister responsible for Royal Canadian Mint Harvie Andre 17 September 1984 20 August 1985
Stewart McInnes 20 August 1985 30 June 1986
Monique Vézina 30 June 1986 27 August 1987
Michel Côté 27 August 1987 3 February 1988
Stewart McInnes (acting) 3 February 1988 31 March 1988
Lucien Bouchard 31 March 1988 30 January 1989
Paul Dick 30 January 1989 25 June 1993
Minister for Science William Winegard 23 February 1990 4 January 1993
Tom Hockin 4 January 1993 25 June 1993
Minister of State (Science and Technology) Tom Siddon 17 September 1984 20 November 1985
Frank Oberle 20 November 1985 11 August 1987
Michel Côté 11 August 1987 27 August 1987
Frank Oberle 11 August 1987 30 January 1989
Robert de Cotret 27 August 1987 30 January 1989
Harvie Andre 30 January 1989 23 February 1990
William Winegard 30 January 1989 23 February 1990
Secretary of State for Canada Walter McLean 17 September 1984 20 August 1985
Benoît Bouchard 20 August 1985 30 June 1986
David Crombie 30 June 1986 31 March 1988
Lucien Bouchard 31 March 1988 30 January 1989
Gerry Weiner 30 January 1989 21 April 1991
Robert de Cotret 21 April 1991 4 January 1993
Monique Landry 4 January 1993 25 June 1993
Minister of State (Seniors) George Hees 27 August 1987 15 September 1988
Monique Vézina 15 September 1988 25 June 1993
Minister of State (Small Businesses) André Bissonnette 17 September 1984 30 June 1986
Minister of State (Small Businesses and Tourism) Bernard Valcourt 30 June 1986 30 January 1989
Tom Hockin 30 January 1989 25 June 1993
Minister of State (Tourism) Thomas McMillan 17 September 1984 20 August 1985
Jack Murta 20 August 1985 30 June 1986
Solicitor General Elmer MacKay 17 September 1984 20 August 1985
Perrin Beatty 20 August 1985 30 June 1986
James Kelleher 30 June 1986 8 December 1988
Perrin Beatty (acting) 8 December 1988 30 January 1989
Pierre Blais 30 January 1989 23 February 1990
Pierre Cadieux 23 February 1990 21 April 1991
Doug Lewis 21 April 1991 25 June 1993
Minister responsible for Standards Council of Canada Michel Côté 17 September 1984 30 June 1986
Harvie Andre 30 June 1986 30 January 1989
Bernard Valcourt 30 January 1989 2 August 1989
Harvie Andre (acting) 2 August 1989 23 February 1990
Pierre Blais 23 February 1990 4 January 1993
Pierre H. Vincent 4 January 1993 25 June 1993
Minister responsible for the Status of Women Walter McLean 17 September 1984 30 June 1986
Barbara McDougall 30 June 1986 23 February 1990
Mary Collins 23 February 1990 25 June 1993
Minister of Supply and Services and Receiver General Harvie Andre 17 September 1984 20 August 1985
Stewart McInnes 20 August 1985 30 June 1986
Monique Vézina 30 June 1986 27 August 1987
Michel Côté 27 August 1987 3 February 1988
Stewart McInnes (acting) 3 February 1988 31 March 1988
Lucien Bouchard 31 March 1988 30 January 1989
Paul Dick 30 January 1989 25 June 1993
Minister of Transport Don Mazankowski 17 September 1984 30 June 1986
John Crosbie 30 June 1986 31 March 1988
Benoît Bouchard 31 March 1988 23 February 1990
Doug Lewis 23 February 1990 21 April 1991
Jean Corbeil 21 April 1991 25 June 1993
Minister of State (Transport) Benoît Bouchard 17 September 1984 20 August 1985
Suzanne Blais-Grenier 20 August 1985 31 December 1985
André Bissonnette 30 June 1986 19 January 1987
Monique Vézina 27 August 1987 31 March 1988
Gerry St. Germain 31 March 1988 15 September 1988
Shirley Martin 15 September 1988 23 February 1990
Jean Corbeil 23 February 1990 21 April 1991
Shirley Martin 21 April 1991 25 June 1993
President of the Treasury Board Robert de Cotret 17 September 1984 27 August 1987
Don Mazankowski 27 August 1987 31 March 1988
Pat Carney 31 March 1988 28 September 1988
Michael Wilson (acting) 28 September 1988 8 December 1988
Doug Lewis (acting) 8 December 1988 30 January 1989
Robert de Cotret 30 January 1989 20 September 1990
Gilles Loiselle 20 September 1990 25 June 1993
Minister of State (Treasury Board) Doug Lewis 27 August 1987 30 January 1989
Minister of Veterans Affairs George Hees 17 September 1984 15 September 1988
Gerald Merrithew 15 September 1988 4 January 1993
Kim Campbell 4 January 1993 25 June 1993
Minister of the Western Diversification Office Bill McKnight 4 August 1987 28 June 1988
Minister of Western Economic Diversification Bill McKnight 28 June 1988 30 January 1989
Charles Mayer 30 January 1989 4 January 1993
Mary Collins 4 January 1993 25 June 1993
Minister of State (Youth) Andrée Champagne 17 September 1984 30 June 1986
Jean Charest 30 June 1986 24 January 1990
Barbara McDougall (acting) 24 January 1990 23 February 1990
Minister of State (Youth)(Fitness and Amateur Sport) Marcel Danis 23 February 1990 21 April 1991
Pierre Cadieux 21 April 1991 25 June 1993

ReferencesEdit

  • Government of Canada. "Twenty-Fourth Ministry". Guide to Canadian Ministries since Confederation. Privy Council Office. Retrieved 2010-07-01.

SuccessionEdit

Ministries of Canada
Preceded by
23rd Canadian Ministry
24th Canadian Ministry
1984–1993
Succeeded by
25th Canadian Ministry