30th Canadian Parliament

The 30th Canadian Parliament was in session from September 30, 1974, until March 26, 1979. The membership was set by the 1974 election on July 8, 1974, and was only changed somewhat due to resignations and by-elections before it was dissolved prior to the 1979 election.

30th Parliament of Canada
Majority parliament
30 September 1974 – 26 March 1979
Parliament leaders
Rt. Hon. Pierre Trudeau
April 20, 1968 (1968-04-20) – June 4, 1979 (1979-06-04)
Cabinet20th Canadian Ministry
Leader of the
Hon. Robert Stanfield
November 6, 1967 (1967-11-06) – November 21, 1976 (1976-11-21)
Hon. Joe Clark
November 20, 1976 (1976-11-20) – June 3, 1979 (1979-06-03)
Party caucuses
GovernmentLiberal Party
OppositionProgressive Conservative Party
RecognizedNew Democratic Party
UnrecognizedSocial Credit Party
House of Commons

Seating arrangements of the House of Commons
Speaker of the
Hon. James Jerome
September 30, 1974 (1974-09-30) – February 17, 1980 (1980-02-17)
House Leader
Hon. Mitchell Sharp
August 8, 1974 (1974-08-08) – September 13, 1976 (1976-09-13)
Hon. Allan MacEachen
September 14, 1976 (1976-09-14) – March 26, 1979 (1979-03-26)
House Leader
Hon. Ged Baldwin
August 14, 1974 (1974-08-14) – February 24, 1976 (1976-02-24)
Hon. Walter Baker
February 25, 1976 (1976-02-25) – March 26, 1979 (1979-03-26)
Members264 MP seats
List of members

Seating arrangements of the Senate
Speaker of the
Hon. Renaude Lapointe
September 12, 1974 (1974-09-12) – October 4, 1979 (1979-10-04)
Senate Leader
Hon. Ray Perrault
August 8, 1974 (1974-08-08) – June 3, 1979 (1979-06-03)
Senate Leader
Hon. Jacques Flynn
October 31, 1967 (1967-10-31) – May 22, 1979 (1979-05-22)
Senators102 (until 1975)
104 (from 1975) senator seats
List of senators
MonarchElizabeth II
6 February 1952 – 8 September 2022
1st session
September 30, 1974 (1974-09-30) – October 12, 1976 (1976-10-12)
2nd session
October 12, 1976 (1976-10-12) – October 17, 1977 (1977-10-17)
3rd session
October 18, 1977 (1977-10-18) – October 10, 1978 (1978-10-10)
4th session
October 11, 1978 (1978-10-11) – March 26, 1979 (1979-03-26)
← 29th → 31st

It was controlled by a Liberal Party majority led by Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and the 20th Canadian Ministry. The Official Opposition was the Progressive Conservative Party, led first by Robert Stanfield, and then by Joe Clark.

The sessions were prorogued (reason unknown currently).

The Speaker was James Jerome. See also the List of Canadian electoral districts 1966-1976 for a list of the ridings in this parliament.

There were four sessions of the 30th Parliament:

Session Start End
1st September 30, 1974 October 12, 1976
2nd October 12, 1976 October 17, 1977
3rd October 18, 1977 October 10, 1978
4th October 11, 1978 March 26, 1979

Party standings Edit

The party standings as of the election and as of dissolution were as follows:

Affiliation House members Senate members
1974 election
At dissolution On election
day 1974[1]
At dissolution
  Liberal Party of Canada 141 133 76 73
  Progressive Conservative 95 98 18 18
  New Democratic Party 16 17 0 0
  Social Credit Party of Canada 11 9 1 1
  Independent 1 5 2 2
  Independent Liberal 0 0 1 1
Total members 264 263 98 92
Vacant 0 2 4 9
Total seats 264 102 104

Members of the House of Commons Edit

Members of the House of Commons in the 30th parliament arranged by province.

Newfoundland Edit

Riding Member Political party
  Bonavista—Trinity—Conception Dave Rooney Liberal
  Burin—Burgeo Donald Jamieson Liberal
  Gander—Twillingate George Baker Liberal
  Grand Falls—White Bay—Labrador Bill Rompkey Liberal
  Humber—St. George's—St. Barbe Jack Marshall Progressive Conservative
  Fonse Faour (by-election in 1978) NDP
  St. John's East James McGrath Progressive Conservative
  St. John's West Walter Carter Progressive Conservative
  John Crosbie (by-election in 1976) Progressive Conservative

Prince Edward Island Edit

Riding Member Political party
  Cardigan Daniel J. MacDonald Liberal
  Egmont David MacDonald Progressive Conservative
  Hillsborough Heath MacQuarrie Progressive Conservative
  Malpeque John Angus MacLean Progressive Conservative
  Donald Wood (by-election in 1977) Liberal

Nova Scotia Edit

Riding Member Political party
  Annapolis Valley Pat Nowlan Progressive Conservative
  Cape Breton Highlands—Canso Allan MacEachen Liberal
  Cape Breton—East Richmond Andrew Hogan New Democrat
  Cape Breton—The Sydneys Robert Muir Progressive Conservative
  Central Nova Elmer MacKay Progressive Conservative
  Cumberland—Colchester North Robert Coates Progressive Conservative
  Dartmouth—Halifax East Michael Forrestall Progressive Conservative
  Halifax Robert Stanfield Progressive Conservative
  Halifax—East Hants Robert McCleave then Howard Crosby* Both Progressive Conservative
  South Shore Lloyd Crouse Progressive Conservative
  South Western Nova Coline Campbell Liberal
* Robert McCleave resigned to become a judge and was replaced by Howard Crosby in a 1978 by-election

New Brunswick Edit

Riding Member Political party
  Carleton—Charlotte Fred McCain Progressive Conservative
  Fundy—Royal Robert Fairweather the Robert Corbett* Both Progressive Conservative
  Gloucester Herb Breau Liberal
  Madawaska—Victoria Eymard Corbin Liberal
  Moncton Leonard C. Jones Independent
  Northumberland—Miramichi Maurice Dionne Liberal
  Restigouche Jean-Eudes Dubé then Maurice Harquail** Both Liberal
  Saint John—Lancaster Mike Landers Liberal
  Westmorland—Kent Roméo LeBlanc Liberal
  York—Sunbury J. Robert Howie Progressive Conservative
* Robert Fairweather resigned to become Canada's first Human Rights Commissioner and was replaced by Robert Corbett in a 1978 by-election
** Jean-Eudes Dubé resigned and was replaced by Maurice Harquail in a 1975 by-election

Quebec Edit

Riding Member Political party
  Abitibi Gérard Laprise Social Credit
  Ahuntsic Jeanne Sauvé Liberal
  Argenteuil—Deux Montagnes Francis Fox Liberal
  Beauce Yves Caron Liberal
  Beauharnois—Salaberry Gérald Laniel Liberal
  Bellechasse Adrien Lambert Social Credit
  Berthier Antonio Yanakis Liberal
  Brome—Missisquoi Heward Grafftey Progressive Conservative
  Bonaventure—Îles-de-la-Madeleine Albert Béchard Liberal
  Montreal—Bourassa Jacques Trudel Liberal
  Chambly Bernard Loiselle Liberal
  Champlain René Matte Social Credit then Independent
  Charlevoix Charles Lapointe Liberal
  Chicoutimi Paul Langlois Liberal
  Compton Claude Tessier Liberal
  Dollard Jean-Pierre Goyer Liberal
  Drummond Yvon Pinard Liberal
  Duvernay Yves Demers Liberal
  Frontenac Léopold Corriveau Liberal
  Gamelin Arthur Portelance Liberal
  Gaspé Alexander Cyr Liberal
  Gatineau Gaston Clermont Liberal
  Hochelaga Gérard Pelletier then Jacques Lavoie* Liberal then Progressive Conservative then Liberal
  Hull Joseph Isabelle Liberal
  Joliette Roch La Salle Progressive Conservative
  Kamouraska Charles-Eugène Dionne Social Credit
  Labelle Maurice Dupras Liberal
  Lac-Saint-Jean Marcel Lessard Liberal
  Lachine—Lakeshore Roderick Blaker Liberal
  Lafontaine Claude-André Lachance Liberal
  Langelier Jean Marchand then J. Gilles Lamontagne** Both Liberal
  Lapointe Gilles Marceau Liberal
  La Prairie Ian Watson Liberal
  Lasalle—Émard—Côte Saint-Paul John Campbell Liberal
  Laurier Fernand Leblanc Liberal
  Laval Marcel-Claude Roy Liberal
  Lévis Raynald Guay Liberal
  Longueuil Joseph Mario Jacques Olivier Liberal
  Lotbiniere André-Gilles Fortin then Richard Janelle*** Both Ralliement Créditiste
  Louis-Hébert Albanie Morin then Dennis Dawson Both Liberal
  Maissonneuve—Rosemont Serge Joyal Liberal
  Manicouagan Gustave Blouin Liberal
  Matane Pierre de Bané Liberal
  Mercier Prosper Boulanger Liberal
  Montmorency Louis Duclos Liberal
  Mount Royal Pierre Trudeau Liberal
  Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Warren Allmand Liberal
  Outremont Marc Lalonde Liberal
  Papineau André Ouellet Liberal
  Pontiac Thomas Lefebvre Liberal
  Portneuf Pierre Bussières Liberal
  Québec-Est Gérard Duquet Liberal
  Richelieu Florian Côté Liberal
  Richmond Léonel Beaudoin Social Credit
  Rivière-du-Loup—Témiscouata Rosaire Gendron Liberal
  Rimouski Eudore Allard Social Credit
  Roberval Charles-Arthur Gauthier Social Credit
  Saint-Denis Marcel Prud'homme Liberal
  Saint-Henri Gérard Loiselle Liberal
  Saint-Hyacinthe Claude Wagner then Marcel Ostiguy†† Progressive Conservative then Liberal
  Saint-Jacques Jacques Guilbault Liberal
  Saint-Jean Walter Smith Liberal
  Saint-Maurice Jean Chrétien Liberal
  Saint-Michel Monique Bégin Liberal
  Sainte-Marie Raymond Dupont Liberal
  Shefford Gilbert Rondeau Social Credit then Independent
  Sherbrooke Irénée Pelletier Liberal
  Témiscamingue Réal Caouette then Gilles Caouette††† Both Ralliement Créditiste
  Terrebonne Joseph-Roland Comtois Liberal
  Trois-Rivières Métropolitain Claude G. Lajoie Liberal
  Vaudreuil Harold Herbert Liberal
  Verdun Bryce Mackasey then Pierre Savard Both Liberal
  Villeneuve Armand Caouette Social Credit
  Westmount Bud Drury then Donald Johnston‡‡ Both Liberal
* Gérard Pelletier left parliament to become ambassador to France he was replaced by Jacques Lavoie on October 14, 1975, after a by-election. On June 14, 1977 Lavoie quite the PC party and crossed the floor to join the Liberals.
** Jean Marchand left parliament and was replaced by J. Gilles Lamontagne in a May 25, 1977, by-election
*** André-Gilles Fortin was killed in a car accident and was replaced by Richard Janelle in an October 16, 1978, by-election.
Albanie Morin died in office and was replaced by Dennis Dawson in a May 25, 1977, by-election.
†† Claude Wagner left parliament to accept a seat in the Senate and was replaced by Marcel Ostiguy in an October 16, 1978, by-election
††† Réal Caouette died in office and was replaced by his son Gilles Caouette in a May 24, 1977, by-election
Bryce Mackasey resigned from parliament and was replaced by Pierre Savard in a May 24, 1977, by-election
‡‡ Bud Drury resigned and was replaced by Donald Johnston in an October 16, 1977, by-election.

Ontario Edit

Riding Member Political party
  Algoma Maurice Foster Liberal
  Brant Derek Blackburn New Democrat
  Broadview John Gilbert then Bob Rae* Both New Democrat
  Bruce Crawford Douglas Liberal
  Cochrane Ralph Stewart Liberal then Progressive Conservative
  Davenport Charles Caccia Liberal
  Don Valley James Gillies Progressive Conservative
  Eglinton Mitchell Sharp then Rob Parker** Liberal then Progressive Conservative
  Elgin John Wise Progressive Conservative
  Essex—Windsor Eugene Whelan Liberal
  Etobicoke Alastair Gillespie Liberal
  Fort William Paul McRae Liberal
  Frontenac—Lennox and Addington Douglas Alkenbrack Progressive Conservative
  Glengarry—Prescott—Russell Denis Éthier Liberal
  Greenwood Andrew Brewin New Democrat
  Grenville—Carleton Walter Baker Progressive Conservative
  Grey—Simcoe Gus Mitges Progressive Conservative
  Halton Frank Philbrook Liberal
  Halton—Wentworth Bill Kempling Progressive Conservative
  Hamilton East John Munro Liberal
  Hamilton Mountain Gus MacFarlane Liberal
  Hamilton—Wentworth Sean O'Sullivan then Geoffrey Scott*** Both Progressive Conservative
  Hamilton West Lincoln Alexander Progressive Conservative
  Hastings Jack Ellis Progressive Conservative
  High Park—Humber Valley Otto Jelinek Progressive Conservative
  Huron—Middlesex Robert McKinley Progressive Conservative
  Kenora—Rainy River John Mercer Reid Liberal
  Kent—Essex Robert Daudlin Liberal
  Kingston and the Islands Flora MacDonald Progressive Conservative
  Kitchener Patrick Flynn Liberal
  Lambton—Kent John Holmes Progressive Conservative
  Lanark—Renfrew—Carleton Paul Dick Progressive Conservative
  Leeds Thomas Cossitt Progressive Conservative
  Lincoln William Andres Liberal
  London East Charles Turner Liberal
  London West Judd Buchanan Liberal
  Middlesex—London—Lambton Larry Condon Liberal
  Mississauga Anthony Abbott Liberal
  Niagara Falls Roger Young Liberal
  Nickel Belt John Rodriguez New Democrat
  Nipissing Jean-Jacques Blais Liberal
  Norfolk—Haldimand William David Knowles Progressive Conservative
  Northumberland—Durham Allan Lawrence Progressive Conservative
  Ontario Norman Cafik Liberal
  Oshawa—Whitby Ed Broadbent New Democrat
  Ottawa—Carleton John Turner then Jean Pigott Liberal then Progressive Conservative
  Ottawa Centre Hugh Poulin then Robert de Cotret†† Liberal then Progressive Conservative
  Ottawa East Jean-Robert Gauthier Liberal
  Ottawa West Cyril Lloyd Francis Liberal
  Oxford Bruce Halliday Progressive Conservative
  Parkdale Stanley Haidasz then Yuri Shymko††† Liberal then Progressive Conservative
  Parry Sound—Muskoka Stan Darling Progressive Conservative
  Peel—Dufferin—Simcoe William Ross Milne Liberal
  Perth—Wilmot William Jarvis Progressive Conservative
  Peterborough Hugh Faulkner Liberal
  Port Arthur Robert Andras Liberal
  Prince Edward—Hastings George Hees Progressive Conservative
  Renfrew North—Nipissing East Len Hopkins Liberal
  Rosedale Donald Stovel Macdonald then David Crombie Liberal then Progressive Conservative
  Sarnia—Lambton Bud Cullen Liberal
  Sault Ste. Marie Cyril Symes New Democrat
  Scarborough East Martin O'Connell Liberal
  Scarborough West Alan Gray Martin Liberal
  Simcoe North Philip Rynard Progressive Conservative
  Spadina Peter Stollery Liberal
  St. Catharines Gilbert Parent Liberal
  St. Paul's John Roberts Liberal
  Stormont—Dundas Ed Lumley Liberal
  Sudbury James Jerome Liberal
  Thunder Bay B. Keith Penner Liberal
  Timiskaming Arnold Peters New Democrat
  Timmins Jean Roy Liberal
  Toronto-Lakeshore Ken Robinson Liberal
  Trinity Aideen Nicholson Liberal
  Victoria—Haliburton William Scott Progressive Conservative
  Waterloo—Cambridge Max Saltsman New Democrat
  Welland Victor Railton Liberal
  Wellington Frank Maine Liberal
  Wellington—Grey—Dufferin—Waterloo Perrin Beatty Progressive Conservative
  Windsor West Herb Gray Liberal
  Windsor—Walkerville Mark MacGuigan Liberal
  York Centre Bob Kaplan Liberal
  York East David Collenette Liberal
  York North Barney Danson Liberal
  York—Scarborough Robert Stanbury then Paul McCrossan‡‡ Liberal then Progressive Conservative
  York—Simcoe Sinclair Stevens Progressive Conservative
  York South Ursula Appolloni Liberal
  York West James Fleming Liberal
* John Gilbert resigned from parliament in April 1978 to become a judge and was replaced by Bob Rae in an October 16, 1978, by-election.
** Mitchell Sharp retired from politics and was replaced by Rob Parker in an October 16, 1978, by-election.
*** Sean O'Sullivan left parliament to become a priest and was replaced by Geoffrey Scott in an October 16, 1978, by-election.
John Turner quit parliament in protest of the government's decision to implement wage and price controls he was replaced by Jean Pigott in an October 18, 1976, by-election.
†† Hugh Poulin left parliament in April 1978 to become a judge and was replaced by Robert de Cotret in an October 16, 1978, by-election.
††† Stanley Haidasz left parliament to be appointed to the Senate he was replaced by Yuri Shymko in an October 16, 1978, by-election.
Donald Stovel Macdonald left parliament and was replaced by David Crombie in an October 16, 1978, by-election.
‡‡ Robert Stanbury left parliament and was replaced by William Paul McCrossan in an October 16, 1978, by-election.

Manitoba Edit

Riding Member Political party
  Brandon—Souris Walter Dinsdale Progressive Conservative
  Churchill Cecil Smith Progressive Conservative
  Dauphin William Gordon Ritchie Progressive Conservative
  Lisgar Jack Murta Progressive Conservative
  Marquette Craig Stewart Progressive Conservative
  Portage Peter Masniuk Progressive Conservative
  Provencher Jake Epp Progressive Conservative
  Selkirk Dean Whiteway Progressive Conservative
  St. Boniface Joseph-Phillippe Guay then Jack Hare* Liberal then Progressive Conservative
  Winnipeg North David Orlikow New Democrat
  Winnipeg North Centre Stanley Knowles New Democrat
  Winnipeg South James Richardson Liberal then Independent
  Winnipeg South Centre Dan McKenzie Progressive Conservative
* Joseph-Phillippe Guay left parliament and was replaced by Jack Hare in an October 16, 1978, by-election.

Saskatchewan Edit

Riding Member Political party
  Assiniboia Ralph Goodale Liberal
  Battleford—Kindersley Joseph McIsaac Liberal
  Mackenzie Stanley Korchinski Progressive Conservative
  Meadow Lake Bert Cadieu Progressive Conservative
  Moose Jaw Douglas Neil Progressive Conservative
  Prince Albert John Diefenbaker Progressive Conservative
  Qu'Appelle—Moose Mountain Alvin Hamilton Progressive Conservative
  Regina East James Balfour Progressive Conservative
  Regina—Lake Centre Leslie Benjamin New Democrat
  Saskatoon—Biggar Ray Hnatyshyn Progressive Conservative
  Saskatoon—Humboldt Otto Lang Liberal
  Swift Current—Maple Creek Frank Hamilton Progressive Conservative
  Yorkton—Melville Lorne Nystrom New Democrat

Alberta Edit

Riding Member Political party
  Athabasca Paul Yewchuk Progressive Conservative
  Battle River Arnold Malone Progressive Conservative
  Calgary Centre Harvie Andre Progressive Conservative
  Calgary North Eldon Woolliams Progressive Conservative
  Calgary South Peter Bawden Progressive Conservative
  Crowfoot Jack Horner Progressive Conservative then Liberal
  Edmonton Centre Steve Paproski Progressive Conservative
  Edmonton East William Skoreyko Progressive Conservative
  Edmonton West Marcel Lambert Progressive Conservative
  Edmonton—Strathcona Douglas Roche Progressive Conservative
  Lethbridge Kenneth Earl Hurlburt Progressive Conservative
  Medicine Hat Bert Hargrave Progressive Conservative
  Palliser Stanley Schumacher Progressive Conservative then Independent
  Peace River Ged Baldwin Progressive Conservative
  Pembina Peter Elzinga Progressive Conservative
  Red Deer Gordon Towers Progressive Conservative
  Rocky Mountain Joe Clark Progressive Conservative
  Vegreville Don Mazankowski Progressive Conservative
  Wetaskiwin Kenneth Schellenberger Progressive Conservative

British Columbia Edit

Riding Member Political party
  Burnaby—Richmond—Delta John Reynolds Progressive Conservative
  Tom Siddon (by-election on October 16, 1978) Progressive Conservative
  Burnaby—Seymour Marke Raines Liberal
  Capilano Ron Huntington Progressive Conservative
  Coast Chilcotin Jack Pearsall Liberal
  Comox—Alberni Hugh Anderson Liberal
  Esquimalt—Saanich Donald Munro Progressive Conservative
  Fraser Valley East Alexander Patterson Progressive Conservative
  Fraser Valley West Robert Wenman Progressive Conservative
  Kamloops—Cariboo Leonard Marchand Liberal
  Kootenay West Robert Brisco Progressive Conservative
  Nanaimo—Cowichan—The Islands Tommy Douglas New Democrat
  New Westminster Stuart Leggatt New Democrat
  Okanagan Boundary George Whittaker Progressive Conservative
  Okanagan—Kootenay Howard Johnston Progressive Conservative
  Prince George—Peace River Frank Oberle Progressive Conservative
  Skeena Iona Campagnolo Liberal
  Surrey—White Rock Benno Friesen Progressive Conservative
  Vancouver Centre Ron Basford Liberal
  Vancouver East Art Lee Liberal
  Vancouver Kingsway Simma Holt Liberal
  Vancouver Quadra Bill Clarke Progressive Conservative
  Vancouver South John Fraser Progressive Conservative
  Victoria Allan McKinnon Progressive Conservative

Territories Edit

Riding Member Political party
  Northwest Territories Wally Firth New Democrat
  Yukon Erik Nielsen Progressive Conservative

By-elections Edit

By-election Date Incumbent Party Winner Party Cause Retained
Burnaby—Richmond—Delta October 16, 1978 John Reynolds      Progressive Conservative Tom Siddon      Progressive Conservative Resignation Yes
St. Boniface October 16, 1978 Joseph-Philippe Guay      Liberal Jack Hare      Progressive Conservative Resignation No
Fundy—Royal October 16, 1978 Gordon Fairweather      Progressive Conservative Robert Corbett      Progressive Conservative Resignation Yes
Humber—St. George's—St. Barbe October 16, 1978 Jack Marshall      Progressive Conservative Fonse Faour      New Democratic Resignation No
Halifax—East Hants October 16, 1978 Bob McCleave      Progressive Conservative Howard Edward Crosby      Progressive Conservative Resignation Yes
Broadview October 16, 1978 John Gilbert      New Democratic Bob Rae      New Democratic Resignation Yes
Eglinton October 16, 1978 Mitchell Sharp      Liberal Rob Parker      Progressive Conservative Resignation No
Hamilton—Wentworth October 16, 1978 Sean O'Sullivan      Progressive Conservative Geoff Scott      Progressive Conservative Resignation Yes
Ottawa Centre October 16, 1978 Hugh Poulin      Liberal Robert de Cotret      Progressive Conservative Resignation No
Parkdale October 16, 1978 Stan Haidasz      Liberal Yuri Shymko      Progressive Conservative Resignation No
Rosedale October 16, 1978 Donald S. Macdonald      Liberal David Crombie      Progressive Conservative Resignation No
York—Scarborough October 16, 1978 Robert Stanbury      Liberal W. Paul McCrossan      Progressive Conservative Resignation No
Lotbinière October 16, 1978 André Fortin      Social Credit Richard Janelle      Social Credit Death Yes
Saint-Hyacinthe October 16, 1978 Claude Wagner      Progressive Conservative Marcel Ostiguy      Liberal Resignation No
Westmount October 16, 1978 Bud Drury      Liberal Don Johnston      Liberal Resignation Yes
Malpeque May 24, 1977 J. Angus MacLean      Progressive Conservative Donald Wood      Liberal Resignation No
Langelier May 24, 1977 Jean Marchand      Liberal Gilles Lamontagne      Liberal Resignation Yes
Louis-Hébert May 24, 1977 Albanie Morin      Liberal Dennis Dawson      Liberal Death Yes
Témiscamingue May 24, 1977 Réal Caouette      Social Credit Gilles Caouette      Social Credit Death Yes
Terrebonne May 24, 1977 Joseph-Roland Comtois      Liberal Joseph-Roland Comtois      Liberal Resignation Yes
Verdun May 24, 1977 Bryce Mackasey      Liberal Raymond Savard      Liberal Resignation Yes
St. John's West October 18, 1976 Walter Carter      Progressive Conservative John C. Crosbie      Progressive Conservative Resignation Yes
Ottawa—Carleton October 18, 1976 John Turner      Liberal Jean Pigott      Progressive Conservative Resignation No
Restigouche October 14, 1975 Jean-Eudes Dubé      Liberal Maurice Harquail      Liberal Resignation Yes
Hochelaga October 14, 1975 Gérard Pelletier      Liberal Jacques Lavoie      Progressive Conservative Resignation No

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Succession Edit