29th Canadian Parliament
|29th Parliament of Canada|
|January 4, 1973– May 9, 1974|
|Rt. Hon. Pierre Trudeau
April 20, 1968 –June 4, 1979
|Leader of the
|Hon. Robert Stanfield
November 6, 1967 –November 21, 1976
|Party standings in the Commons|
|Opposition||Progressive Conservative Party|
|Third Party||New Democratic Party|
|Fourth Party||Social Credit Party|
|House of Commons|
Seating arrangements of the House of Commons
|Speaker of the
|Hon. Lucien Lamoureux
January 18, 1966 –September 29, 1974
|Hon. Allan MacEachen
September 24, 1970 –May 9, 1974
|Hon. Ged Baldwin
July 27, 1968 –September 20, 1973
|Hon. Thomas Bell
September 21, 1973 –May 9, 1974
|Speaker of the
|Hon. Muriel Fergusson
December 14, 1972 –September 11, 1974
|Hon. Paul Joseph James Martin
April 1, 1969 –August 7, 1974
|Hon. Jacques Flynn
October 31, 1967 –May 22, 1979
January 4, 1973 – February 26, 1974
February 27, 1974 – May 9, 1974
|20th Canadian Ministry
Rt. Hon. Pierre Trudeau
April 20, 1968 – June 4, 1979
The 29th Canadian Parliament was in session from January 4, 1973 until May 9, 1974. The membership was set by the 1972 federal election on October 30, 1972, and it was dissolved prior to the 1974 election.
It was controlled by a Liberal Party minority led by Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and the 20th Canadian Ministry, with the support of David Lewis's New Democratic Party. The Official Opposition was the Progressive Conservative Party, led by Robert Stanfield.
The government lost the confidence of the house when finance minister John Turner’s budget was defeated by a vote of 137 – 123 in 1974, prompting the prime minister to seek dissolution of parliament for the next election.
There were two sessions of the 29th Parliament:
|1st||January 4, 1973||February 26, 1974|
|2nd||February 27, 1974||May 9, 1974|
Members of the House of Commons
Members of the House of Commons in the 29th parliament arranged by province.
Prince Edward Island
|Cardigan||Daniel J. MacDonald||Liberal|
|Egmont||David MacDonald||Progressive Conservative|
|Hillsborough||Heath MacQuarrie||Progressive Conservative|
|Malpeque||John Angus MacLean||Progressive Conservative|
|Northwest Territories||Wally Firth||New Democrat|
|Yukon||Erik Nielsen||Progressive Conservative|
No by-elections were called during the 29th Parliament. Two seats remained vacant when the 1974 federal election was called.
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