By-elections to the 22nd Canadian Parliament

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By-elections to the 22nd Canadian Parliament were held to fill vacancies in the Canadian House of Commons between the 1953 federal election and the 1957 federal election. The Liberal Party of Canada led a majority government for the 22nd Canadian Parliament.

Seventeen vacant seats were filled through by-elections.

By-election Date Incumbent Party Winner Party Cause Retained
Saint-Jean—Iberville—Napierville December 19, 1955 Alcide Côté      Liberal J.-Armand Ménard      Liberal Death Yes
Spadina October 24, 1955 David A. Croll      Liberal Charles E. Rea      Progressive Conservative Called to the Senate No
Restigouche—Madawaska September 26, 1955 Joseph-Gaspard Boucher      Liberal Joseph Charles Van Horne      Progressive Conservative Death No
Bellechasse September 26, 1955 L.-Philippe Picard      Liberal Ovide Laflamme      Liberal Resignation Yes
Quebec South September 26, 1955 Charles G. Power      Liberal Frank G. Power      Liberal Called to the Senate Yes
Témiscouata September 26, 1955 Jean-François Pouliot      Liberal Jean-Paul St-Laurent      Liberal Called to the Senate Yes
Battle River—Camrose June 20, 1955 Robert Fair      Social Credit James A. Smith      Social Credit Death Yes
Selkirk November 8, 1954 Robert James Wood      Liberal Scottie Bryce      C. C. F. Death No
Stormont November 8, 1954 Lionel Chevrier      Liberal Albert Peter Lavigne      Liberal Appointed President of the St. Lawrence Seaway Authority Yes
Trinity November 8, 1954 Lionel Conacher      Liberal Donald D. Carrick      Liberal Death Yes
York West November 8, 1954 Rodney Adamson      Progressive Conservative John B. Hamilton      Progressive Conservative Death Yes
Saint-Antoine—Westmount November 8, 1954 Douglas Charles Abbott      Liberal George C. Marler      Liberal Appointed a Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada Yes
St. Lawrence—St. George November 8, 1954 Brooke Claxton      Liberal Claude Richardson      Liberal Resignation Yes
Elgin March 22, 1954 Charles Delmer Coyle      Progressive Conservative James A. McBain      Progressive Conservative Death Yes
Peel March 22, 1954 Gordon Graydon      Progressive Conservative John Pallett      Progressive Conservative Death Yes
Gatineau March 22, 1954 Joseph-Célestin Nadon      Liberal Rodolphe Leduc      Liberal Death Yes
Verdun March 22, 1954 Paul-Émile Côté      Liberal Yves Leduc      Liberal Appointed a Superior Court Judge of Quebec Yes

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