5th Canadian Parliament
|5th Parliament of Canada|
|8 February 1883 – 15 January 1887|
|Rt. Hon. Sir John A. Macdonald
(3rd Canadian Ministry)
17 October 1878 - 6 June 1891
|Leader of the
4 May 1880 - 2 June 1887
|Party standings in the House|
|Fifth Party||Independent Conservative|
|Sixth Party||Independent Liberal|
|House of Commons|
Seating arrangements of the House of Commons
|Speaker of the
13 February 1879 - 7 February 1883
|George Airey Kirkpatrick
8 February 1883 - 12 July 1887
|Members||242 seats MP seats
List of members
|Speaker of the
|The Hon. Sir David Lewis Macpherson
19 April 1880 - 16 October 1883
|The Hon. William Miller
17 October 1883 - 3 April 1887
18 October 1878 - 26 January 1887
|Sir Richard William Scott
8 October 1878 - 27 April 1896
|Senators||97 seats senator seats
List of senators
8 February 1883 – 27 May 1883
17 January 1884 – 19 April 1884
29 January 1885 – 20 July 1885
25 February 1886 – 2 June 1886
The 5th Canadian Parliament was in session from February 8, 1883, until January 15, 1887. The membership was set by the 1882 federal election on June 20, 1882. It was dissolved prior to the 1887 election. It was controlled by a Conservative/Liberal-Conservative majority under Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald and the 3rd Canadian Ministry. The Official Opposition was the Liberal Party, led by Edward Blake.
There were four sessions of the 5th Parliament:
|1st||February 8, 1883||May 27, 1883|
|2nd||January 17, 1884||April 19, 1884|
|3rd||January 29, 1885||July 20, 1885|
|4th||February 25, 1886||June 2, 1886|
List of members
Following is a full list of members of the fifth Parliament listed first by province, then by electoral district.
Electoral districts denoted by an asterisk (*) indicates that district was represented by two members.
|Lisgar||Arthur Wellington Ross||Liberal-Conservative|
|Selkirk||Hugh McKay Sutherland||Liberal|
|King's County*||Peter Adolphus McIntyre||Liberal|
|James Edwin Robertson (until disqualified from office)||Liberal|
|Augustine Colin MacDonald (by-election of 1883-04-26)||Liberal-Conservative|
|Prince County*||Edward Hackett||Liberal-Conservative|
|Queen's County*||Louis Henry Davies||Liberal|
|John Theophilus Jenkins (until election voided)||Liberal-Conservative|
|Frederick de Sainte-Croix Brecken (by-election of 1883-02-27, until postmaster appointment)||Conservative|
|John Theophilus Jenkins (by-election of 1884-08-19)||Liberal-Conservative|
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