Minister of Mines and Technical Surveys

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The Minister of Mines and Technical Surveys was a position in the Canadian Cabinet from 1950 to 1966.

The former offices of Minister of Mines and Resources and Minister of Reconstruction and Supply were abolished by Statute 13 Geo. VI, c. 18, and the offices of the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Minister of Mines and Technical Surveys and Minister of Resources and Development created by Statutes 13 Geo. VI, c. 16, 17 and 18 respectively, each assented to on 10 Dec. 1949 and proclaimed in force on 18 Jan. 1950.

Ministers 1950-1966[edit]

1. James Joseph McCann Cabinet of St. Laurent January 18, 1950 – December 12, 1950
2. George Prudham Cabinet of St. Laurent December 13, 1950 – June 21, 1957
3. Léon Balcer acting Cabinet of Diefenbaker June 21, 1957 – August 6, 1957
4. Paul Comtois Cabinet of Diefenbaker August 7, 1957 – October 6, 1961
5. Walter Gilbert Dinsdale acting Cabinet of Diefenbaker October 10, 1961 – December 27, 1961
6. Jacques Flynn Cabinet of Diefenbaker December 28, 1961 – July 12, 1962
7. Hugh John Flemming acting Cabinet of Diefenbaker July 18, 1962 – August 8, 1962
8. Paul Martineau Cabinet of Diefenbaker August 9, 1962 – April 22, 1963
9. William Moore Benidickson Cabinet of Pearson April 22, 1963 – July 6, 1965
10. John Watson MacNaught Cabinet of Pearson July 7, 1965 – December 17, 1965
11. Jean-Luc Pepin Cabinet of Pearson December 18, 1965 – September 30, 1966

The new position of Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources was created on October 1, 1966.

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