21st Canadian Ministry

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21st Canadian Ministry
21e conseil des ministres du Canada
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21st ministry of Canada
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Date formed4 June 1979
Date dissolved3 March 1980
People and organisations
MonarchElizabeth II
Governor GeneralEdward Schreyer
Prime MinisterJoe Clark
Member partyProgressive Conservative Party of Canada
Opposition partyLiberal Party of Canada
Opposition leaderPierre Trudeau
History
Election(s)1979
Legislature term(s)31st Canadian Parliament
Predecessor20th Canadian Ministry
Successor22nd Canadian Ministry

The Twenty-First Canadian Ministry was the cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Joe Clark. It governed Canada from 4 June 1979 to 3 March 1980, including all of the 31st Canadian Parliament. The government was formed by the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.

Ministers[edit]

Portfolio Minister Term
Start End
Prime Minister Joe Clark 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister of Agriculture John Wise 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister responsible for the Canadian Dairy Commission John Wise 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister responsible for Canadian International Development Agency Flora MacDonald 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Elmer MacKay 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board Don Mazankowski 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister of Communications David MacDonald 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs and Registrar General Allan Lawrence 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister responsible for Defence Construction Limited Allan McKinnon 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister of State for Economic Development Robert de Cotret 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister of Employment and Immigration Ron Atkey 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister of Energy, Mines, and Resources Ray Hnatyshyn 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister of the Environment John Allen Fraser 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Secretary of State for External Affairs Flora MacDonald 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister of Finance John Crosbie 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister of Fisheries and Oceans James McGrath 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development Jake Epp 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister of Industry, Trade, and Commerce Robert de Cotret 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister of Justice and Attorney General Jacques Flynn 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister of Labour Lincoln Alexander 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Leader of the Government in the House of Commons Walter Baker 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Leader of the Government in the Senate Jacques Flynn 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister responsible for Metric Commission Allan Lawrence 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister responsible for National Capital Commission Erik Nielsen 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Associate Minister of National Defence Vacant 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister of National Defence Allan McKinnon 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister of National Health and Welfare David Crombie 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister of National Revenue Walter Baker 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Postmaster General John Allen Fraser 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
President of the Privy Council Walter Baker 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister of Public Works Erik Nielsen 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister of Regional Economic Expansion Elmer MacKay 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister responsible for Royal Canadian Mint Roch La Salle 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister of State for Science and Technology Ray Hnatyshyn 4 June 1979 9 October 1979
Heward Grafftey 9 October 1979 3 March 1980
Secretary of State for Canada David MacDonald 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Solicitor General Allan Lawrence 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister responsible for Standards Council of Canada Allan Lawrence 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister responsible for the Status of Women David MacDonald 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister of Supply and Services and Receiver General Roch La Salle 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister of Transport Don Mazankowski 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
President of the Treasury Board Sinclair Stevens 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister of Veterans Affairs Allan McKinnon 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Minister of State Martial Asselin (CIDA) (Francophonie) 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
William Jarvis (Federal-Provincial Relations) 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Heward Grafftey (Social Programmes) 4 June 1979 9 October 1979
Perrin Beatty (Treasury Board) 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Robert Howie (Transport) 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Steve Paproski (Fitness and Amateur Sport and Multiculturalism) 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Ron Huntington (Small Businesses and Industry) 4 June 1979 3 March 1980
Michael Wilson (International Trade) 4 June 1979 3 March 1980

References[edit]

  • Government of Canada. "Twenty-First Ministry". Guide to Canadian Ministries since Confederation. Privy Council Office. Retrieved 2010-07-01.

Succession[edit]

Ministries of Canada
Preceded by
20th Canadian Ministry
21st Canadian Ministry
1979–1980
Succeeded by
22nd Canadian Ministry