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43rd Canadian Parliament

The 43rd Canadian Parliament is the current session of the Parliament of Canada, which began on December 5, 2019, following the 2019 federal election held on October 21, 2019.

43rd Parliament of Canada
Minority parliament
December 5, 2019 – present
Parliament leaders
Prime
Minister

(cabinet)
Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau
(29th Canadian Ministry)
4 November 2015 – present
Leader of the
Opposition
Hon. Andrew Scheer
27 May 2017 – present
Party caucuses
GovernmentLiberal Party
OppositionConservative Party
Third partiesBloc Québécois
New Democratic Party
Independent Senators Group*
Canadian Senators Group*
UnrecognizedGreen Party
Progressive Senate Group*
* Only in the Senate.
House of Commons
Canadian House of Commons 2019 standard.svg
Seating arrangements of the House of Commons
Speaker of the
Commons
Hon. Anthony Rota
5 December 2019 – present
Government
House Leader
Hon. Pablo Rodríguez
20 November 2019 – present
Opposition
House Leader
Hon. Candice Bergen
15 September 2016 – present
Members338 MP seats
List of members
Senate
Senate of Canada - Seating Plan (43rd Parliament).svg
Seating arrangements of the Senate
Speaker of the
Senate
Hon. George Furey
3 December 2015 – present
Government
Senate Rep.
Hon. Peter Harder
18 March 2016 – present
Opposition
Senate Leader
Hon. Don Plett
5 November 2019 – present
Senators105 senator seats
List of senators
Sovereign
MonarchElizabeth II
6 February 1952 – present
Governor
General
HE Rt. Hon. Julie Payette
2 October 2017 – present
Sessions
1st Session
5 December 2019 –
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Party standingsEdit

Standings in the 43rd Canadian Parliament
Affiliation House Members Senate Members
2019 Election Results As of 7 November 2019 Change On Election Day 2019 As of 18 November 2019 Change
Liberal 157 157    
Conservative 121 121   29 24   5
Bloc Québécois 32 32    
New Democratic 24 24    
Green 3 3    
Independent 1 1   7 4   3
Ind. Senators   57 51   6
Senate Liberal Caucus   9   9
Canadian Senators Group   13   13
Progressive Senate Group   8   8
Total members 338 338   102 100   2
Vacant 0   3 5   2
Total seats 338 105


Representation by Province/TerritoryEdit

House of CommonsEdit

For background on the current representation, see:

  1. The representation acts in the List of Canadian constitutional documents
  2. Elections Canada's history on the representation formula (including the 1985 Representation Act, but any subsequent acts such as the 1999 Constitution Act or the 2011 Fair Representation Act).[1]
  3. Canadian Parliamentary Review's proposal for fairer representation for small provinces (around the time of the 2011 representation formula revision).[2]
Province/Territory # MPs (ridings)[3] Percentage of seats '000s persons per MP

(est. July 2019)[4]

Alberta 34 10.0% 128.6
British Columbia 42 12.4% 120.7
Manitoba 14 4.0% 97.8
New Brunswick 10 3.0% 77.7
Newfoundland and Labrador 7 2.0% 74.5
Northwest Territories 1 0.3% 44.8
Nova Scotia 11 3.2% 88.3
Nunavut 1 0.3% 38.8
Ontario 121 35.8% 120.4
Prince Edward Island 4 1.2% 39.2
Quebec 78 23.1% 108.8
Saskatchewan 14 4.0% 83.9
Yukon 1 0.3% 40.9
Canada

(total/average)

338 100% 111.2

SenateEdit

For historical and current representation in the Senate, see Senate of Canada's history and current representation.

OfficeholdersEdit

The officers of Parliament for the 43rd Parliament are set out below.

Party LeadersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "History of Representation in the House of Commons of Canada". Retrieved May 27, 2019.
  2. ^ Gussow, David. "Representation in the House of Commons: A Long Term Proposal". Canadian Parliamentary Review. Retrieved May 27, 2019.
  3. ^ "FAQs – General Questions". Elections Canada. Retrieved May 23, 2019.
  4. ^ "Population estimates on July 1st, by age and sex". Statistics Canada. July 1, 2019. Retrieved October 23, 2019.