List of Canadian conservative leaders

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This is a list of leaders and Prime Ministers of Canada after Confederation who were members of federal Conservative parties.

"Tory" Parties[edit]

This a list of leaders of the Conservative Party of Canada (historical) (1867–1942), Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (1942–2003), and Conservative Party of Canada (2003–present) ("the Tory parties"), and of Prime Ministers of Canada after Confederation who were members of those parties.

Tory Prime Ministers of Canada[edit]

Conservative (pre-1942)[edit]

Progressive Conservative[edit]

Conservative Party of Canada[edit]

For more details on current "Tory" Prime Ministers, see Conservative Party of Canada.

Tory leaders since Confederation[edit]

Conservative (pre-1942)[edit]

Progressive Conservative[edit]

Conservative Party of Canada[edit]

For more details on current "Tory" Leaders, see Conservative Party of Canada.

Other Conservative Parties[edit]

Parties that have had representation in the House of Commons[edit]

"Reform-Alliance"[edit]

Leaders of the Reform Party of Canada[edit]
Leaders of the Canadian Alliance[edit]

Leaders of the Social Credit Party of Canada[edit]

Parties that have had no representation in the House of Commons[edit]

Leaders of the Christian Heritage Party of Canada[edit]

Leaders of the Libertarian Party of Canada[edit]

Leaders of the Progressive Canadian Party[edit]

Leaders of the Western Block Party[edit]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • ^[a] Created Viscount Bennett following his retirement from office.
  • ^[b] On this occasion, Meighen failed in his attempts to win re-election to the House of Commons, so Hanson remained Leader of the Opposition throughout Meighen's term
  • ^[c] Bracken did not win election to the House of Commons until 1945, so Hanson remained Leader of the Opposition until January 1943, when he was replaced by Gordon Graydon
  • ^[d] On two occasions when Drew was too ill to perform his duties, William Earl Rowe served as Leader of the Opposition
  • ^[e] Michael Starr served as Leader of the Opposition until November 5, 1967, when Stanfield, who had previously been premier of Nova Scotia, won election to Parliament
  • ^[f] Brisson led the party on an interim basis prior to being elected at a delegated convention in 2000.