Legislative assemblies of Canadian provinces and territories
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This is a list of the Legislative Assemblies of Canada's provinces and territories. Each province's legislative assembly, along with the province's Lieutenant Governor, form the province's legislature (which is called a parliament or general assembly in some provinces). Historically, several provinces had bicameral legislatures, but they all eventually dissolved their upper house or merged it with their lower house.
- 1 Current legislative assemblies of provinces and territories of Canada
- 2 Table of legislative assemblies by history and by jurisdiction
- 3 Party standings in modern assemblies
- 4 References
Current legislative assemblies of provinces and territories of Canada
Table of legislative assemblies by history and by jurisdiction
Party standings in modern assemblies
Governing parties are shown by shading.
|Provincial or Territorial Legislative Assembly||Liberal||Progressive Conservative||New Democrat||Prov. parties1||CAQ (QC)||Wildrose (AB)||Green||Independent||Total|
|Legislative Assembly of British Columbia||493||-||34||-||-||-||1||1||85|
|Legislative Assembly of Alberta||53||72||4||-||-||5||-||1||87|
|Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan||-||-||9||49||-||-||-||-||58|
|Legislative Assembly of Manitoba||13||19||35||-||-||-||-||-||57|
|Legislative Assembly of Ontario||58||28||20||-||-||-||-||-||107|
|National Assembly of Quebec||703||-||-||29||22||-||-||3||125|
|Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick||26||22||-||-||-||-||1||-||55|
|Nova Scotia House of Assembly||33||10||7||-||-||-||-||-||51|
|Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island||22||3||-||-||-||-||-||1||27|
|Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly||16||29||3||-||-||-||-||-||48|
|Yukon Legislative Assembly||23||-||6||12||-||-||-||-||19|
|Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories2||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||19||19|
|Legislative Assembly of Nunavut2||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||19||19|
- 1 "Provincial parties" are parties that use the province's name followed by "Party" or something similar. These include the Saskatchewan Party in Saskatchewan, the Parti Québécois in Quebec and the Yukon Party in the Yukon as well as minor parties in some other provinces.
- 2 Nunavut and the Northwest Territories do not have formal political parties.
- 3 Not aligned with the federal party.
- The Legislative Council was an elected body from 1862-1893. "Elections PEI: Provincial Electoral Reform". Government of Prince Edward Island. Retrieved 2008-10-18.