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The Fifth Canadian Ministry was the cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Sir John Sparrow Thompson. It governed Canada from 5 December 1892 to 12 December 1894, including only two years in the middle of the 7th Canadian Parliament. The government was formed by the old Conservative Party of Canada.

5th Canadian Ministry
5e conseil des ministres du Canada
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5th ministry of Canada
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Date formed5 December 1892
Date dissolved12 December 1894
People and organisations
Governor GeneralEarl of Derby
Marquess of Aberdeen
Prime MinisterJohn Sparrow David Thompson
Member partyLiberal-Conservative Party
Opposition partyLiberal Party of Canada
Opposition leaderWilfrid Laurier
Legislature term(s)7th Canadian Parliament
Predecessor4th Canadian Ministry
Successor6th Canadian Ministry


Offices not of the Cabinet

Controller of Customs

Controller of Inland Revenue

Solicitor General of Canada


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


Ministries of Canada
Preceded by
4th Canadian Ministry
5th Canadian Ministry
Succeeded by
6th Canadian Ministry