By-elections to the 36th Canadian Parliament

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By-elections to the 36th Canadian Parliament were held to fill vacancies in the Canadian House of Commons between the 1997 federal election and the 2000 federal election. The Liberal Party of Canada led a majority government for the entirety of the 36th Canadian Parliament, with increases from by-elections.

Ten seats became vacant during the life of the Parliament. All of these vacancies were filled through by-elections.


By-election Date Incumbent Party Winner Party Cause Retained
Okanagan—Coquihalla September 11, 2000 Jim Hart      Canadian Alliance Stockwell Day      Canadian Alliance Resignation to provide a seat for Day Yes
Kings—Hants September 11, 2000 Scott Brison      Progressive Conservative Joe Clark      Progressive Conservative Resignation to provide a seat for Clark Yes
St. John's West May 15, 2000 Charlie Power      Progressive Conservative Loyola Hearn      Progressive Conservative Resignation Yes
York West November 15, 1999 Sergio Marchi      Liberal Judy Sgro      Liberal Resignation Yes
Hull—Aylmer November 15, 1999 Marcel Massé      Liberal Marcel Proulx      Liberal Resignation Yes
Mount Royal November 15, 1999 Sheila Finestone      Liberal Irwin Cotler      Liberal Resignation Yes
Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar November 15, 1999 Chris Axworthy      New Democratic Party Dennis Gruending      New Democratic Party Resignation Yes
Windsor—St. Clair April 12, 1999 Shaughnessy Cohen      Liberal Rick Limoges      Liberal Death (cerebral hemorrhage) Yes
Sherbrooke September 14, 1998 Jean Charest      Progressive Conservative Serge Cardin      Bloc Québécois Resignation No
Port Moody—Coquitlam March 30, 1998 Sharon Hayes      Reform Lou Sekora      Liberal Resignation No

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