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By-elections to the 27th Canadian Parliament

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By-elections to the 27th Canadian Parliament

By-elections to the 27th Canadian Parliament were held to fill vacancies in the Canadian House of Commons between the 1965 federal election and the 1968 federal election. The Liberal Party of Canada led a minority government for the entirety of the 27th Canadian Parliament, with little change from by-elections.

Seventeen seats became vacant during the life of the Parliament. Eleven of these vacancies were filled through by-elections, and six seats remained vacant when the 1968 federal election was called.

By-election Date Incumbent Party Winner Party Cause Retained
Jasper—Edson November 6, 1967 Hugh Horner      Progressive Conservative Douglas Caston      Progressive Conservative Resignation Yes
Bonavista—Twillingate November 6, 1967 Jack Pickersgill      Liberal Charles Ronald Granger      Liberal Resignation Yes
Colchester—Hants November 6, 1967 Cyril F. Kennedy      Progressive Conservative Robert L. Stanfield      Progressive Conservative Resignation to provide a seat for Stanfield Yes
Sudbury May 29, 1967 Rodger Mitchell      Liberal Bud Germa      New Democratic Party Death No
Hull May 29, 1967 Alexis Caron      Liberal Pierre Caron      Liberal Death Yes
Outremont—St-Jean May 29, 1967 Maurice Lamontagne      Liberal Aurélien Noël      Liberal Resignation Yes
Papineau May 29, 1967 Guy Favreau      Liberal André Ouellet      Liberal Resignation Yes
Richelieu—Verchères May 29, 1967 Lucien Cardin      Liberal Jacques-R. Tremblay      Liberal Resignation Yes
Burin—Burgeo September 19, 1966 Chesley W. Carter      Liberal Don Jamieson      Liberal Called to the Senate Yes
Grand Falls—White Bay—Labrador September 19, 1966 Charles Ronald Granger      Liberal Andrew Chatwood      Liberal Resignation Yes
Nicolet—Yamaska September 19, 1966 Clément Vincent      Progressive Conservative Florian Coté      Liberal Resignation No

See also


  • Parliament of Canada–Elected in By-Elections
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