Canada’s Prime Ministers

11 Jun

The following list of Canadian Prime Ministers can be found in so many places, but I thought that since my blog is about Canada, Canadians, history, trivia and facts, that I would include this post.

Prime Minister                              Political Party                  Year in Office

Sir John A. Macdonald                   Conservative                   1867—73

Alexander Mackenzie                     Liberal                           1873—78

Sir John A. Macdonald                   Conservative                   1878—91

Sir John J. C. Abbott                      Conservative                   1891—92

Sir John S. D. Thompson                Conservative                   1892—94

Sir Mackenzie Bowell                     Conservative                   1894—96

Sir Charles Tupper                          Conservative                   1896

Sir Wilfred Laurier                           Liberal                            1896—1911

Sir Robert L. Borden                       Conservative/Unionist       1911—20

Arthur Meighen                               Conservative                   1920—21

William Lyon Mackenzie King          Liberal                            1921—26

Arthur Meighen                               Conservative                    1926

William Lyon Mackenzie King          Liberal                             1926—30

Richard B. Bennett                          Conservative                    1930—35

William Lyon Mackenzie King           Liberal                            1935—48

Louis St. Laurent                             Liberal                             1948—57

John G. Diefenbaker                        Progressive Conservative   1957—63

Lester B. Pearson                           Liberal                             1963—68

Pierre Elliott Trudeau                       Liberal                             1968—79

Joseph (Joe) Clark                           Progressive Conservative   1979—80

Pierre Elliott Trudeau                       Liberal                              1980—84

John Turner                                     Liberal                              1984

Brian Mulroney                                Progressive Conservative    1984—93

Kim Campbell                                  Progressive Conservative    1993

Jean Chrétien                                  Liberal                               1993-2003

Paul Martin                                     Liberal                                2003-06

Stephen Harper                              Conservative                         2006-


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14 responses to “Canada’s Prime Ministers

  1. hairballexpress

    June 12, 2014 at 6:04 pm

    Is a ‘Prime Minister’ anything like a prime rib?? (I LOVE those)! *(purrs)*

    • tkmorin

      June 12, 2014 at 8:11 pm

      I believe the Prime Minister is responsible for all Prime anything, which does include prime ribs! =^.^=

      • hairballexpress

        June 14, 2014 at 9:48 pm

        Ooohh… I think I need to meet this purrson..(* tummy rumbles *)♥

        • tkmorin

          June 14, 2014 at 10:10 pm

          Oh, the salmon tales he has … you would indeed like to meet him!! =^.^=

          • hairballexpress

            June 14, 2014 at 10:33 pm

            Which way to Canada?? *(hungry Kat alert)!*

          • tkmorin

            June 15, 2014 at 9:30 am

            There is a legend that says that if you follow the North Star you will find the treasure you are looking for. However, you have very good humans taking real good care of you. So, I’ll ask you to leave it to me, and I’ll try to meet him myself and transcribe my conversations!! =^.^=

          • hairballexpress

            June 15, 2014 at 4:01 pm

            Pawsome, Dude… Thank you! Happy Father’s Day!!♥

          • tkmorin

            June 15, 2014 at 10:14 pm

            =^.^= and to you as well!

          • hairballexpress

            June 16, 2014 at 12:44 am


  2. cindybruchman

    June 11, 2014 at 10:06 pm

    HHmm. Only one female in the lot. “progessive-conservative” now that’s an oxymoron. 🙂

  3. seaangel4444

    June 11, 2014 at 6:13 pm

    That is quite the list of our PMs, isn’t it? What happened to MacKenzie King during 1926, do you know by any chance? It looks like Arthur Meighen came in while King had a break! 🙂 Cher xo

    • tkmorin

      June 11, 2014 at 9:24 pm

      Scandals, of course! Meighen accused King, called an election … King was innocent, though. I wrote an article about it a while back. I’m in the midst of redoing work, but for now you can read it at

      • seaangel4444

        June 11, 2014 at 10:36 pm

        Ah, I should have known it involved scandals! Thanks for your link! I’m off to read it now! Cher xo


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