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List of books about Prime Ministers of Canada

Busts of Prime Ministers of Canada, displayed at the Provincial Museum (predecessor to the Royal Ontario Museum) at the Toronto Normal School. Photograph appeared in the Toronto World illustrated section, February 19, 1911

The following is a list of books, articles, and videos about the Prime Ministers of Canada



  • Coucill, Irma (2005). Canada's Prime Ministers, Governors General and Fathers of Confederation. Pembroke Publishers. ISBN 1-55138-185-0.
  • Lotz, Jim (1986), Prime Ministers of Canada, Bison Books, ISBN 0-86124-377-3
  • Bruce Hutchison; Mr. Prime Minister 1867–1964, Toronto 1964, Longmans Canada.
  • Gordon Donaldson (journalist); The Prime Ministers of Canada, 1993.
  • Michael Bliss: Right Honourable Men: The Descent of Canadian Politics from Macdonald to Mulroney, 1994.
  • George Bowering: Egotists and Autocrats: The Prime Ministers of Canada, 1999.
  • Will Ferguson; Bastards & Boneheads: Canada's Glorious Leaders Past and Present, 1999.
  • J.L. Granatstein and Norman Hillmer: Prime Ministers: Ranking Canada's Leaders, Toronto: HarperCollinsPublishersLtd., 1999, pp. 102 – 113. ISBN 0-00-200027-X.

John A. MacdonaldEdit

  • Laxner, James (2016) Staking Claims to a Continent: John A. Macdonald, Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, and the Making of North America. Anansi Press ISBN 978-1-77089-430-3
  • Patrice Dutil and Roger Hall (2014) John A. Macdonald at 200: New Reflections and Legacies. Dundurn Press ISBN 978-1-4597-2459-4
  • Martin, Ged. (2013) John A. Macdonald: Canada's First Prime Minister. Dundurn Press ISBN 978-1-4597-0651-4
  • Rohmer, Richard (2013) Sir John A.'s Crusade and Seward's Magnificent Folly Dundurn Press ISBN 978-1-4597-0985-0
  • Gwyn, Richard (2011) Nation Maker Sir John A. MacDonald: His Life, Our Times Vol. 2. Random House. ISBN 0-307-35644-2
  • Gwyn, Richard (2008) John A: The Man Who Made Us Vol 1. Vintage Canada. ISBN 0-679-31476-8
  • Johnson, J.K. and Waite, P.B. (2007) "Sir John Alexander Macdonald," in Canada's Prime Ministers, Macdonald to Trudeau: Portraits from the Dictionary of Canadian Biography. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. ISBN 0-8020-9173-3
  • Patricia Phenix (2007) Private Demons: The Tragic Personal Life of John A. Macdonald McClelland & Stewart ISBN 0-7710-7045-4 [1]
  • George R. Parkin (2007) Sir John A. MacDonald: The Makers of Canada (1908) Kessinger Publishing ISBN 0-548-78347-0
  • Sletcher, Michael. (2004) "Sir John A. Macdonald," in James Eli Adams, and Tom and Sara Pendergast, eds., Encyclopedia of the Victorian Era. 4 vols., Danbury, CT: Grolier Academic Reference. ISBN 0-7172-5860-2
  • Peter B Waite(2000) John a MacDonald: Revised Fitzhenry & Whiteside ISBN 1-55041-479-8
  • Estate of Donald Creighton (1998) John A. Macdonald: The Young Politician. The Old Chieftain University of Toronto Press ISBN 0-8020-7164-3
  • Swainson, Donald. (1989) Sir John A. Macdonald: The Man and the Politician. Kingston, ON: Quarry Press. ISBN 0-919627-29-3
  • Cynthia M. Smith, Jack McLeod (1989)Sir John A. : an anecdotal life of John A. Macdonald Oxford University Press ISBN 0-19-540681-8
  • McSherry, James. (1984) The invisible lady: Sir John A. Macdonald's first wife. In Canadian Bulletin of Medical History, Vol. 1 pp. 91–97.[2]
  • Waite, P. B. (1976) + (1999) John A. Macdonald. Don Mills, ON: Fitzhenry and Whiteside Limited.
  • Waite, P. B. (1975) Macdonald: His Life and World. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited. ISBN 0-07-082301-4.
  • Johnson, J.K. (1969) Affectionately Yours: The Letters of Sir John A. Macdonald and His Family. Toronto: Macmillan of Canada. ISBN 0-7705-1017-5
  • Guillet, Edwin C, (1967) You'll Never Die, John A!. Toronto: Macmillan of Canada.
  • Wallace, W. Stewart. (1924) Sir John Macdonald. Toronto: The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited.
  • Pope, Joseph (1921) Correspondence of Sir John Macdonald: selections from the correspondence of Sir John Alexander Macdonald. Toronto: Oxford University Press.
  • Pope, Joseph. (1915) The Day of Sir John Macdonald: A Chronicle of the First Prime Minister of the Dominion. Toronto: Brook & Co.
  • Pope, Joseph. (1894) Memoirs of the Right Honourable Sir John Alexander Macdonald, G.C.B., First Prime Minister of The Dominion of Canada, Vols. 1&2. Ottawa: J. Durie & Son.
  • Collins, Joseph Edmund. (1883) Life and times of the Right Honourable Sir John A. Macdonald: Premier of the Dominion of Canada

Alexander MackenzieEdit

  • William Buckingham, George W. Ross (2005) The Hon. Alexander MacKenzie: His Life and Times University Press of the Pacific: (Reprint of 1892 edition) ISBN 1-4102-2381-7
  • W. H. Heick, "Mackenzie and Macdonald: federal politics and politicians in Canada, 1873–1878" (phd thesis, Duke Univ., Durham, N.C., 1966)
  • G. E. Briggs, "Edward Blake – Alexander Mackenzie: rivals for power?" (ma thesis, McMaster Univ., Hamilton, Ont., 1965).
  • G. F. Henderson, "Alexander Mackenzie and the Canadian Pacific Railway, 1871–1878" (ma thesis, Queen's Univ., Kingston, 1964)
  • Dale C. Thomson (1960) Alexander Mackenzie, Clear Grit Macmillan of Canada
  • T. A. Burke, "Mackenzie and his cabinet, 1873–1878," CHR, 41 (1960): 128–48.
  • William Buckingham, George William Ross "The Honourable Alexander Mackenzie: His Life and Times". 1892. Toronto: Rose Publishing Company Limited, 678 pages
  • Sir George W. Ross "Getting into Parliament and After", 1913. Toronto: William Briggs, 343 pages
  • T.G. Marquis "Builders of Canada from Cartier to Laurier", 1903. Toronto: John C. Winston and Co., 570 pages
  • John Charles Dent "The Canadian Portrait Gallery". Vol. 1 1880. Toronto John B. Magurn

John AbbottEdit

  • Elisabeth L. Abbott, 1997, The Reluctant P.M.: Notes on the Life of Sir John Abbott, Canada's Third Prime Minister, Sainte Anne de Bellevue, Québec, Abbott ISBN 0-921370-09-1

John ThompsonEdit

Mackenzie BowellEdit

  • Betsy Boyce, 2001, The accidental Prime Minister: The biography of Sir Mackenzie Bowell, Ameliasburg, ON: Seventh Town Historical Society ISBN 0-9691935-5-6

Charles TupperEdit

  • Joseph Howe, Hon. Mr. Howe's Speech on Dr. Tupper's Railway Resolution. House of assembly. Monday, 9 April 1860. (1860)
  • Joseph Howe, Speech of the Honorable Provincial Secretary, In reply to Doctor Tupper, On the Subject of Retrenchment. Wednesday, March 25 (1863)
  • Charles Tupper, A Letter to the Right Honourable the Earl of Carnarvon: In Reply to a Pamphlet Entitled "Confederation Considered in Relation to the Interests of the Empire" (1866)
  • Charles Tupper, Letter from the Hon. Dr. Tupper, C.B., to the Hon. James McDonald, M.P.P. (1872)
  • The Pacific Railway: Speeches Delivered by Hon. Sir Charles Tupper, K.C.M.G., Minister of Railways and Canals, Hon. H.L. Langevin, C.B., Minister of Public Works, J.B. Plumbs, Esq., M.P., (Niagara), Thomas White, Esq., M.P., (Cardwell), During the Debate in the House of Commons, Session 1880 (1880)
  • Charles Tupper, Le chemin de fer canadien du Pacifique: discours. Exposé complet de la question. (1880)
  • Charles Tupper, Official Report of the Speech Delivered by Hon. Sir Charles Tupper, K.C.M.G., C.B., Minister of Raillways [sic] and Canals, On the Canadian Pacific Railway (1882)
  • Charles Thibault, Biography of Sir Charles Tupper, Minister of Railway ... High Commissioner of Canada to England (1883)
  • Charles Tupper, Unrestricted Reciprocity; Speech ... Delivered in the House of Commons, on Monday, March 19, 1888 (1888)
  • Charles Tupper, Preferential Trade Relations Between Great Britain and Her Colonies: An Address Delivered before the Montreal Board of Trade, January 20, 1896 (1896)
  • Charles Tupper, Speech on the Remedial Bill, Ottawa, 18 March 1896. (1896)
  • Henry J. Morgan, Ad Multos Annos: A Tribute to Sir Charles Tupper on His Political Birthday, 1900 (1900)
  • E. M. Saunders, Three Premiers of Nova Scotia: The Hon. J. W. Johnstone, The Hon. Joseph Howe, The Hon. Charles Tupper (1909)
  • Charles Tupper, Political Reminiscences of the Right Honourable Sir Charles Tupper, Bart., ed. W. A. Harkin (1914)
  • The Life and Letters of the Rt. Hon. Sir Charles Tupper, Bart., K.C.M.G., ed. E. M. Saunders, 2 vols. (1916)
  • J. W. Longley, Sir Charles Tupper (1916)
  • Supplement to the Life and Letters of the Rt. Hon. Sir Charles Tupper, Bart., G.C.M.G., ed. C. H. Tupper (1926)
  • W. M. Whitelaw, The Maritimes and Canada Before Confederation (1934)
  • H. G. Skilling, Canadian Representation Abroad: From Agency to Embassy (1945)
  • A. W. MacIntosh, "The Career of Sir Charles Tupper in Canada, 1864–1900", Ph.D. thesis, University of Toronto (1960)
  • G. R. Stevens, Canadian National Railways, 2 vols. (1960–62)
  • D. H. Tait, "The Role of Charles Tupper in Nova Scotian Politics, 1855–1870", M.A. thesis, Dalhousie University (1962)
  • J. M. Robinson, "A Canadian at the Court of Queen Victoria: The High Commissionership, 1880–1895", M.A. thesis, University of Calgary (1967)
  • L. C. Clark, "A History of the Conservative Administrations, 1891 to 1896", Ph.D. thesis, University of Toronto (1968)
  • Ian Wilson, "Fleming and Tupper: The Fall of the Siamese Twins, 1880", in Character and Circumstance: Essays in Honour of Donald Grant Creighton, ed. J. S. Moir (1970)
  • P. B. Waite, The Life and Times of Confederation, 1864–1867: Politics, Newspapers, and the Union of British North America (1971)
  • P. B. Waite, Canada, 1874–1896: Arduous Destiny (1971)
  • D. A. Muise, "Elections and Constituencies: Federal Politics in Nova Scotia, 1867–1878", Ph.D. thesis, University of Western Ontario (1971)
  • K. M. McLaughlin, "Race, Religion and Politics: The Election of 1896 in Canada", Ph.D. thesis, University of Toronto (1974)
  • Robert Page, "Tupper's Last Hurrah: The Years as Opposition Leader, 1896–1900" in The West and the Nation: Essays in Honour of W. L. Morton, ed. Carl Berger and Ramsay Cook (1976)
  • H. C. Cameron, "Nova Scotians in the Federal Cabinet, 1867–1878", M.A. thesis, Queen's University (1976)
  • W. K. Lamb, History of the Canadian Pacific Railway (1977)
  • K. G. Pryke, Nova Scotia and Confederation, 1864–74 (1979)
  • R. P. Langhout, "Developing Nova Scotia: Railways and Public Accounts, 1849–1867," Acadiensis 14.2 (1984–85)
  • Vincent Durant, War Horse of Cumberland: The Life and Times of Sir Charles Tupper (1985)
  • Ben Forster, A Conjunction of Interests: Business, Politics, and Tariffs, 1825–1879 (1986)
  • R. P. Langhout, "Public Enterprise: An Analysis of Public Finance in the Maritime Colonies During the Period of Responsible Government", Ph.D. thesis, University of New Brunswick (1989)
  • Ben Forster, "The 1870s: Political Integration" in The Atlantic Provinces in Confederation, ed. E. R. Forbes and D. A. Muise (1993)
  • I. P. A. Buckner, "The 1860s: An End and a Beginning" in The Atlantic Region to Confederation, ed. P. A. Buckner and John Reid (1994)
  • Jock Murray and Janet Murray, Sir Charles Tupper: Fighting Doctor to Father of Confederation (1998)
  • J.L. Granatstein and Norman Hillmer, Prime Ministers: Ranking Canada's Leaders (1999)
  • Johanna Bertin, Sir Charles Tupper: The Bully for Any Great Cause (2006)

Wilfrid LaurierEdit

Robert BordenEdit

  • Patrice Dutil and David MacKenzie Canada 1911: The Decisive Election that Shaped the Country (2011) ISBN 978-1-55488-947-1
  • John English. Borden: his life and world (Toronto, 1977)
  • English, John. The decline of politics: the Conservatives and the party system, 1901–20 (Toronto, 1977)
  • Brown, Robert Craig. Robert Laird Borden: A Biography (1975)
  • Macquarrie, Heath. Robert Borden and the Election of 1911. Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science, 1959, Vol. 25 Issue 3, pp 271–286 in JSTOR
  • Cook, Tim. Warlords: Borden, Mackenzie King, and Canada's World Wars. Toronto: Allen Lane, 2012.

Arthur MeighenEdit

  • Graham, Roger (1960–1965). Arthur Meighen: a biography, 3 volumes. Clarke, Irwin.
  • Granatstein, J.L. and Hillmer, Norman. Prime Ministers: Ranking Canada's Leaders. HarperCollinsPublishersLtd., 1999. P. 75-82. ISBN 0-00-200027-X.
  • Meighen, Arthur. Unrevised and Unrepented II: Debating Speeches and Others by the Right Honourable Arthur Meighen (McGill-Queen's University Press, 2011), Edited by Arthur Milnes; this is an expanded version of Arthur Meighen, Unrevised and Unrepented: Debating Speeches and Others by the Right Honourable Arthur Meighen (1949)
  • Oversea Addresses, June – July 1921 by Arthur Meighen at

William Lyon Mackenzie KingEdit

  • Bliss, Michael. Right Honourable Men: The Descent of Canadian Politics from Macdonald to Mulroney (1994), pp. 123–184.
  • Cook, Tim. Warlords: Borden, Mackenzie King, and Canada's World Wars. Toronto: Allen Lane, 2012.
  • Courtney, John C. "Prime Ministerial Character: An Examination of Mackenzie King's Political Leadership," Canadian Journal of Political Science Vol. 9, No. 1 (Mar., 1976), pp. 77–100 in JSTOR.
  • Dawson, R.M. William Lyon Mackenzie King: A Political Biography. Vol. 1: 1874–1923, (1958) online edition.
  • English, John, and J.O. Stubbs, eds. Mackenzie King: Widening the Debate, (1977), 257pp; 11 essays by scholars.
  • Esberey, Joy E. Knight of the Holy Spirit: A Study of William Lyon Mackenzie King. (1980). 245 pp. a psychobiography stressing his spirituality.
  • Ferns, Henry, Bernard Ostry, and John Meisel. The Age of Mackenzie King (1976), 396pp; scholarly biography to 1919; excerpt and text search.
  • Granatstein, J.L.. "King, (William Lyon) Mackenzie (1874–1950)", Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, online ed, Jan 2011 accessed 12 Sept 2011
  • Granatstein, J.L.. Mackenzie King: His Life and World, (1977).
  • Hutchison, Bruce. The Incredible Canadian. 1952, a controversial popular book.
  • Levine, Allan. King: William Lyon Mackenzie King: A Life Guided By the Hand of Destiny (2011), 515pp; [1].
  • McGregor, F.A. The Fall & Rise of Mackenzie King, 1911–1919 (1962) online edition.
  • Neatby, H. Blair (2016). "King, William Lyon Mackenzie". In Cook, Ramsay; Bélanger, Réal (eds.). Dictionary of Canadian Biography. XVII (1941–1950) (online ed.). University of Toronto Press.
  • Neatby, H. Blair. William Lyon Mackenzie King, 1924–1932: The Lonely Heights (1963) standard biography, online edition.
  • Neatby, H. Blair. William Lyon Mackenzie King: 1932–1939: the Prism of Unity (1976) standard biography online edition.
  • Stacey, C.P. A Very Double Life: The Private World of Mackenzie King (1985) excerpt and text search.
  • Wardhaugh, Robert A. "A Marriage of Convenience? Mackenzie King and Prince Albert Constituency," Prairie Forum 1996 21(2): 177–199. He represented the safe Saskatchewan district 1926–45; his goal was to disarm the Progressives.
  • Whitaker, Reginald. "Political Thought and Political Action in Mackenzie King." Journal of Canadian Studies 1978–1979 13(4): 40–60. ISSN 0021-9495.
Scholarly studies
  • Allen, Ralph. Ordeal by Fire: Canada, 1910–1945, (1961), 492pp online edition.
  • Betcherman, Lita-Rose. Ernest Lapointe: Mackenzie King's Great Quebec Lieutenant. (2002). 435 pp.
  • Cuff, R.D. and Granatstein, J.L. Canadian-American Relations in Wartime: From the Great War to the Cold War. (1975). 205 pp.
  • Donaghy, Greg, ed. Canada and the Early Cold War, 1943–1957 (1998) online edition.
  • Dziuban, Stanley W. Military Relations between the United States and Canada, 1939–1945 (1959) online edition.
  • Eayrs James. In Defence of Canada. 5 vols. 1964–1983. the standard history of defense policy.
  • Esberey, J.B. "Personality and Politics: A New Look at the King-Byng Dispute," Canadian Journal of Political Science vol 6 no. 1 (March 1973), 37–55.
  • Granatstein, J. L. Canada's War: The politics of the Mackenzie King government, 1939–1945 (1975)
  • Granatstein, J.L. Conscription in the Second World War, 1939–1945;: A study in political management (1969).
  • Granatstein, J.L. and Norman Hillmer. Prime Ministers: Ranking Canada's Leaders, 1999, pp. 83–101.
  • Macfarlane, John. "Double Vision: Ernest Lapointe, Mackenzie King and the Quebec Voice in Canadian Foreign Policy, 1935–1939," Journal of Canadian Studies 1999 34(1): 93–111; argues Lapointe guided the more imperialist Mackenzie King through three explosive situations: the Ethiopian crisis of 1935, the Munich crisis of 1938, and the formulation of Ottawa's 'no-neutrality-no-conscription' pact in 1939.
  • Neatby, H. Blair. The Politics of Chaos: Canada in the Thirties (1972) online edition.
  • Stacey, C. P. Arms, Men and Governments: The War Policies of Canada, 1939–1945 (1970).
  • Stacey, C. P. Canada and the Age of Conflict: Volume 2: 1921–1948; the Mackenzie King Era, University of Toronto Press 1981, ISBN 0-8020-2397-5.
  • Thompson, John H., and Allan Seager. Canada 1922–1939. (1985). standard scholarly survey. (Part of The Canadian Centenary Series.)
  • Whitaker, Reginald. The Government Party: Organizing and Financing the Liberal Party of Canada, 1930–1958 (1977).
Primary sources
Television series

R.B. BennettEdit

  • Andrew D. Maclean; R. B. Bennett, Prime Minister of Canada, Toronto, Excelsior Publishing Co., 1935.
  • Ernest Watkins; R. B. Bennett: A Biography, 1963.
  • J. R. H. Wilbur; The Bennett New Deal: Fraud or Portent, 1968.
  • James Henry Grey; R. B. Bennett: The Calgary Years, University of Toronto Press, Toronto and Buffalo, 1991.
  • Peter Busby Waite; Loner: Three Sketches of the Personal Life and Ideas of R.B. Bennett, 1870–1947, 1992.
  • Christopher McCreery and Arthur Milnes (editors): The Authentic Voice of Canada, Kingston, Ontario, McGill – Queen's University Press, Centre for the Study of Democracy, 2009, ISBN 978-1-55339-275-0. This book is a collection of Bennett's speeches in the British House of Lords from 1941–47.
  • Peter Busby Waite; In Search of R.B. Bennett, McGill-Queen's University Press, 2012.
  • John Boyko; Bennett: The Rebel Who Challenged And Changed A Nation, Toronto, Key Porter Books, 2010, ISBN 1-55470-248-8.
Other works

Louis St. LaurentEdit

  • J. W. Pickersgill, My years with Louis St-Laurent: a political memoir (Toronto and Buffalo, N.Y., 1975)
  • D. C. Thomson, Louis St. Laurent: Canadian (Toronto, 1967)

John DiefenbakerEdit

  • Archbold, Rick (2002), I Stand For Canada; The Story of the Maple Leaf Flag, Macfarlane Walter and Ross, ISBN 1-55199-108-X
  • Bliss, Michael (2004), Right Honourable Men: The Descent of Canadian Politics from Macdonald to Chrétien (revised ed.), HarperCollins Publishers Ltd., ISBN 0-00-639484-1
  • Diefenbaker, John (1975), One Canada, Memoirs of the Right Honourable John G. Diefenbaker: The Crusading Years 1895 to 1956, Macmillan of Canada, ISBN 0-7705-1331-X
  • Diefenbaker, John (1976), One Canada, Memoirs of the Right Honourable John G. Diefenbaker: The Years of Achievement 1956 to 1962, Macmillan of Canada, ISBN 0-7705-1443-X
  • Diefenbaker, John (1977), One Canada, Memoirs of the Right Honourable John G. Diefenbaker: The Tumultuous Years 1962 to 1967, Macmillan of Canada, ISBN 0-7705-1569-X
  • English, John (1992), The Worldly Years: The Life of Lester Pearson, 1949–1972, Vintage Books, ISBN 0-394-28015-6
  • Gabriel, Soloman (1987), Foreign Policy of Canada: A Study in Diefenbaker's Years, Uppal Publishing House, ISBN 81-85024-24-3
  • Meisel, John (1962), The Canadian General Election of 1957, University of Toronto Press
  • Nash, Knowlton (1990), Kennedy & Diefenbaker: Fear and Loathing Across the Undefended Border, McClelland and Stewart, ISBN 0-7710-6705-4
  • Newman, Peter (1963), Renegade in Power: The Diefenbaker Years, McClelland and Stewart, ISBN 0-7710-6747-X
  • Peden, Murray (1987), Fall of an Arrow, Stoddart Publishing, ISBN 0-7737-5105-X
  • Smith, Denis (1995), Rogue Tory: The Life and Legend of John Diefenbaker, Macfarlane Walter & Ross, ISBN 0-921912-92-7
  • Smith, Denis (2016). "Diefenbaker, John George". In Cook, Ramsay; Bélanger, Réal (eds.). Dictionary of Canadian Biography. XX (1971–1980) (online ed.). University of Toronto Press.
  • Stewart, Greig (1991), Shutting Down the National Dream: A.V. Roe and the Tragedy of the Avro Arrow., McGraw-Hill-Ryerson, ISBN 0-07-551119-3
  • Stursberg, Peter (1975), Diefenbaker: Leadership Gained 1956–62, University of Toronto Press, ISBN 0-8020-2130-1
  • Stursberg, Peter (1976), Diefenbaker: Leadership Lost 1962–67, University of Toronto Press, ISBN 0-8020-2225-1
  • Van Dusen, Thomas (1968), The Chief, McGraw-Hill, ISBN 0-665-25329-X
Online sources

Lester B. PearsonEdit


Pierre TrudeauEdit

  • Bergeron, Gérard. Notre miroir à deux faces: Trudeau-Lévesque. Montreal: Québec/Amérique, c1985. ISBN 2-89037-239-1
  • Bliss, Michael. Right Honourable Men: the descent of Canadian politics from Macdonald to Mulroney, 1994.
  • Bothwell, Robert and Granatstein, J.L. Pirouette : Pierre Trudeau and Canadian foreign policy, 1990. ISBN 0-8020-5780-2
  • Bowering, George. Egotists and Autocrats: the Prime Ministers of Canada, 1999.
  • Burelle, André. Pierre Elliott Trudeau: l'intellectuel et le politique, Montréal: Fides, 2005, 480 pages. ISBN 2-7621-2669-X
  • Butler, Rick, Jean-Guy Carrier, eds. The Trudeau decade. Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1979.
  • Butson, Thomas G. Pierre Elliott Trudeau. New York: Chelsea House, c1986. ISBN 0-87754-445-X
  • Clarkson, Stephen; McCall, Christina. Trudeau and our times. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, c1990–c1994. 2 v. ISBN 0-7710-5414-9 ISBN 0-7710-5417-3
  • Cohen, Andrew, J. L. Granatstein, eds. Trudeau's Shadow: the life and legacy of Pierre Elliott Trudeau. Toronto: Vintage Canada, 1999.
  • Couture, Claude. Paddling with the Current: Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Étienne Parent, liberalism and nationalism in Canada. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, c1998. Issued also in French: La loyauté d'un laïc. ISBN 1-4175-9306-7 ISBN 0-88864-313-6
  • Donaldson, Gordon (journalist). The Prime Ministers of Canada, 1997.
  • English, John. Citizen of the World: The Life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau Volume One: 1919–1968 (2006); Just Watch Me: The Life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau Volume Two: 1968–2000 (2009); Knopf Canada, ISBN 0-676-97521-6 ISBN 978-0-676-97521-5
  • Griffiths, Linda. Maggie & Pierre: a fantasy of love, politics and the media: a play. Vancouver: Talonbooks, 1980. ISBN 0-88922-182-0
  • Gwyn, Richard. The Northern Magus: Pierre Trudeau and Canadians. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, c1980. ISBN 0-7710-3732-5
  • Hillmer, Norman and Granatstein, J.L. Prime Ministers: Rating Canada's Leaders, 1999. ISBN 0-00-200027-X.
  • Laforest, Guy. Trudeau and the end of a Canadian dream. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, c1995. ISBN 0-7735-1300-0 ISBN 0-7735-1322-1
  • Litt, Paul. Trudeaumania. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2016.
  • Lotz, Jim. Prime Ministers of Canada, 1987.
  • McDonald, Kenneth. His pride, our fall: recovering from the Trudeau revolution. Toronto: Key Porter Books, c1995. ISBN 1-55013-714-X
  • McIlroy, Thad, ed. A Rose is a rose: a tribute to Pierre Elliott Trudeau in cartoons and quotas. Toronto: Doubleday, 1984. ISBN 0-385-19787-X ISBN 0-385-19788-8
  • Nemni, Max and Nemni, Monique. Young Trudeau: Son of Quebec, Father of Canada, 1919–1944. Toronto: Douglas Gibson Books, 2006. ISBN 0-7710-6749-6 (Based on private papers and diaries of Pierre Trudeau which he gave the authors in 1995)
  • Nemni, Max and Nemni, Monique. Trudeau Transformed: The Shaping of a Statesman, 1944-1965. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 2011.
  • Peterson, Roy. Drawn & quartered: the Trudeau years. Toronto: Key Porter Books, 1984.
  • Radwanski, George. Trudeau. New York: Taplinger Pub. Co., 1978. ISBN 0-8008-7897-3
  • Ricci, Nino. Extraordinary Canadians Pierre Elliott Trudeau (2009)
  • Sawatsky, John. The Insiders: Government, Business, and the Lobbyists, 1987.
  • Simpson, Jeffrey. Discipline of power: the Conservative interlude and the Liberal restoration. Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1984. ISBN 0-920510-24-8
  • Stewart, Walter. Shrug: Trudeau in power. Toronto: New Press, 1971. ISBN 0-88770-081-0
  • Southam, Nancy. Pierre, McClelland & Stewart, September 19, 2006, 408 pages ISBN 978-0-7710-8168-2
  • Simard, François-Xavier. Le vrai visage de Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Montréal: Les Intouchables, April 19, 2006 ISBN 2-89549-217-4
  • Vastel, Michel. The outsider: the life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau. Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, c1990. 266 pages. Translation of: Trudeau, le Québécois. ISBN 0-7715-9100-4
  • Walters, Eric. Voyageur, Toronto: Penguin Groups 2008
  • Wright, Robert. Trudeaumania: The Rise to Power of Pierre Elliott Trudeau. Toronto; Harper Collins, 2016.
  • Zink, Lubor J. Trudeaucracy. Toronto: Toronto Sun Publishing Ltd., 1972. 150 pages. OCLC 837009381.
Archival videos of Trudeau
Works by Trudeau
  • Memoirs. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, c1993. ISBN 0-7710-8588-5
  • Towards a just society: the Trudeau years, with Thomas S. Axworthy, (eds.) Markham, Ont.: Viking, 1990.
  • The Canadian Way: Shaping Canada's Foreign Policy 1968–1984, with Ivan Head
  • Two innocents in Red China. (Deux innocents en Chine rouge), with Jacques Hébert 1960.
  • Against the Current: Selected Writings, 1939–1996. (À contre-courant: textes choisis, 1939–1996). Gerard Pelletier (ed)
  • The Essential Trudeau. Ron Graham, (ed.) Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, c1998. ISBN 0-7710-8591-5
  • The asbestos strike. (Grève de l'amiante), translated by James Boake 1974
  • Pierre Trudeau Speaks Out on Meech Lake. Donald J. Johnston, (ed). Toronto: General Paperbacks, 1990. ISBN 0-7736-7244-3
  • Approaches to politics. Introd. by Ramsay Cook. Prefatory note by Jacques Hébert. Translated by I. M. Owen. from the French Cheminements de la politique. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1970. ISBN 0-19-540176-X
  • Underwater Man, with Joe MacInnis. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1975. ISBN 0-396-07142-2
  • Federalism and the French Canadians. Introd. by John T. Saywell. 1968
  • Conversation with Canadians. Foreword by Ivan L. Head. Toronto, Buffalo: University of Toronto Press 1972. ISBN 0-8020-1888-2
  • The best of Trudeau. Toronto: Modern Canadian Library. 1972 ISBN 0-919364-08-X
  • Lifting the shadow of war. C. David Crenna, editor. Edmonton: Hurtig, c1987. ISBN 0-88830-300-9
  • Human rights, federalism and minorities. (Les droits de l'homme, le fédéralisme et les minorités), with Allan Gotlieb and the Canadian Institute of International Affairs

Joe ClarkEdit

John TurnerEdit

Brian MulroneyEdit

  • Blake, Raymond B. ed. Transforming the Nation: Canada and Brian Mulroney (McGill-Queen's University Press), 2007. 456pp; ISBN 978-0-7735-3214-4
  • Winners, Losers, by Patrick Brown (journalist), Rae Murphy, and Robert Chodos, 1976.
  • Where I Stand, by Brian Mulroney, 1983.
  • Discipline of Power: the Conservative Interlude and the Liberal Restoration, by Jeffrey Simpson, Macmillan of Canada, 1984, ISBN 0-920510-24-8.
  • Brian Mulroney: The Boy from Baie Comeau, by Nick Auf der Maur, Rae Murphy, and Robert Chodos, 1984.
  • Mulroney: The Making of the Prime Minister, by L. Ian MacDonald, 1984.
  • The Insiders: Government, Business, and the Lobbyists, by John Sawatsky, 1987.
  • Prime Ministers of Canada, by Jim Lotz, 1987.
  • Selling Out: Four Years of the Mulroney Government, by Eric Hamovitch, Rae Murphy, and Robert Chodos, 1988.
  • Friends in high places: politics and patronage in the Mulroney government, by Claire Hoy, 1989.
  • Mulroney: The Politics of Ambition, by John Sawatsky, 1991.
  • Right Honourable Men: the Descent of Canadian Politics from Macdonald to Mulroney, by Michael Bliss, 1994.
  • On the Take: Crime, Corruption and Greed in the Mulroney Years, by Stevie Cameron, 1994.
  • The Prime Ministers of Canada, by Gordon Donaldson (journalist), 1997.
  • Presumed Guilty: Brian Mulroney, the Airbus Affair, and the Government of Canada, by William Kaplan, 1998.
  • Prime Ministers: Rating Canada's Leaders, by Norman Hillmer and J.L. Granatstein, 1999. ISBN 0-00-200027-X.
  • The Last Amigo: Karlheinz Schreiber and the Anatomy of a Scandal, by Stevie Cameron and Harvey Cashore, 2001.
  • Egotists and Autocrats: The Prime Ministers of Canada, by George Bowering, 1999.
  • Bastards and Boneheads: Canada's Glorious Leaders, Past and Present, by Will Ferguson, 1999.
  • A Secret Trial: Brian Mulroney, Stevie Cameron, and the Public Trust, by William Kaplan, 2004.
  • The Secret Mulroney Tapes: Unguarded Confessions of a Prime Minister, by Peter C. Newman, 2005.
  • Master of Persuasion: Brian Mulroney's Global Legacy, by Fen Osler Hampson, 2018.

Kim CampbellEdit

  • Dobbin, Murray (1993). The Politics of Kim Campbell: From School Trustee to Prime Minister. Lorimer. p. 180. ISBN 1-55028-413-4.

Jean ChrétienEdit


Paul MartinEdit

  • Martin, Paul (2009). Hell or High Water: My Life in and out of Politics. Emblem Edition. ISBN 978-0-7710-5693-2; Autobiography
  • Gray, John (2003). Paul Martin: The Power of Ambition. Key Porter Books. ISBN 978-1-55263-217-8.
  • Wells, Paul. (2007) Right Side Up: The Fall of Paul Martin and the Rise of Stephen Harper's New Conservatism (Douglas Gibson Books) 344 pp ISBN 978-0-7710-8855-1
  • Wilson-Smith, Anthony; Greenspon, Edward (1996). Double Vision: The Inside Story of the Liberals in Power. Doubleday Canada. ISBN 0-385-25613-2.

Stephen HarperEdit

Justin TrudeauEdit

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