Guide to Canadian Ministries since Confederation

Parliamentary Secretaries


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Twentieth Ministry

Liberal 1
20 April 1968 - 3 June 1979

Prime Minister
Right Honourable Pierre Elliott Trudeau 2

Parliamentary Secretaries
NOT OF THE MINISTRY
Position Title
NameService Date /
Termination Date
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture
Bruce Silas Beer 20 April 1968 - 23 April 1968
Florian Côté 30 Aug. 1968 - 30 Sept. 1970
Marcel Lessard 1 Oct. 1970 - 1 Sept. 1972
Léopold Corriveau 22 Dec. 1972 - 21 Dec. 1973
Léopold Corriveau 1 Jan. 1974 - 9 May 1974
Léopold Corriveau 15 Sept. 1974 - 14 Sept. 1975
Irénée Pelletier 10 Oct. 1975 - 1 Oct. 1977
Yves Caron 1 Oct. 1977 - 1 Oct. 1978
Yves Caron 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Communications
Joseph-Roland Comtois 1 Oct. 1971 - 1 Sept. 1972
James Sydney Clark Fleming 10 Oct. 1975 - 30 Sept. 1976
Ross Milne 1 Oct. 1976 - 30 Sept. 1977
Crawford Douglas 1 Oct. 1977 - 30 Sept. 1978
Crawford Douglas 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs
Ovide Laflamme 20 April 1968 - 23 April 1968
Stanley Haidasz 30 Aug. 1968 - 19 Oct. 1969
Paul Langlois 20 Oct. 1969 - 30 Sept. 1970
Donald Ross Tolmie 1 Oct. 1971 - 1 Sept. 1972
Pierre De Bané 1 Jan. 1974 - 9 May 1974
Norman A. Cafik 15 Sept. 1974 - 14 Sept. 1975
Arthur John Lee 10 Oct. 1975 - 30 Sept. 1976
Claude G. Lajoie 1 Oct. 1976 - 30 Sept. 1977
Alan A. Martin 1 Oct. 1977 - 30 Sept. 1978
Aideen Nicholson 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment and Immigration
Raymond Dupont 1 Oct. 1977 - 30 Sept. 1978
Frank Maine 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources
Jack Davis 20 April 1968 - 23 April 1968
Robert John Orange 30 Aug. 1968 - 30 Sept. 1970
Allen B. Sulatycky 1 Oct. 1971 - 2 Feb. 1972
Jack Sydney George Cullen 3 Feb. 1972 - 1 Sept. 1972
Herb Breau 1 Jan. 1974 - 9 May 1974
Maurice Brydon Foster 15 Sept. 1974 - 14 Sept. 1975
Maurice Brydon Foster 10 Oct. 1975 - 30 Sept. 1976
Maurice Dupras 1 Oct. 1976 - 30 Sept. 1977
Gilles Lamontagne 1 Oct. 1977 - 18 Jan. 1978
Pierre Bussières 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment
Eymard Georges Corbin 11 June 1971 - 1 Sept. 1972
William Rompkey 22 Dec. 1972 - 21 Dec. 1973
William Rompkey 1 Jan. 1974 - 9 May 1974
Leonard Stephen Marchand 15 Sept. 1974 - 14 Sept. 1975
George S. Baker 10 Oct. 1975 - 30 Sept. 1976
James Sydney Clark Fleming 1 Oct. 1976 - 30 Sept. 1977
Jack Pearsall 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of State (Environment)
Michael Landers 1 Oct. 1977 - 30 Sept. 1978

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of External Affairs
Jean-Pierre Goyer 30 Aug. 1968 - 30 Sept. 1970
André Ouellet 1 Oct. 1970 - 12 Aug. 1971
Gaston Joseph Isabelle 1 Oct. 1971 - 1 Sept. 1972
Paul St-Pierre 1 Oct. 1971 - 1 Sept. 1972
Pierre De Bané 22 Dec. 1972 - 21 Dec. 1973
Herb Breau 15 Sept. 1974 - 14 Sept. 1975
Monique Bégin 10 Oct. 1975 - 14 Sept. 1976
Fernand E. Leblanc 1 Oct. 1976 - 30 Sept. 1977
Maurice Dupras 1 Oct. 1977 - 30 Sept. 1978
Louis Duclos 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of State (Federal-Provincial Relations)
Gus MacFarlane 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance
Herbert Eser Gray 30 Aug. 1968 - 19 Oct. 1969
Patrick Morgan Mahoney 1 Oct. 1970 - 27 Jan. 1972
J. Judd Buchanan 3 Feb. 1972 - 1 Sept. 1972
Joseph-Roland Comtois 22 Dec. 1972 - 21 Dec. 1973
Joseph-Roland Comtois 1 Jan. 1974 - 9 May 1974
Jack Sydney George Cullen 15 Sept. 1974 - 14 Sept. 1975
Jacques L. Trudel 10 Oct. 1975 - 30 Sept. 1976
Robert Phillip Kaplan 1 Oct. 1976 - 30 Sept. 1977
Edward Lumley 1 Oct. 1977 - 30 Sept. 1978
Alan A. Martin 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries
Richard Joseph Cashin 20 April 1968 - 23 April 1968
Eugene Francis Whelan 30 Aug. 1968 - 31 March 1969

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries and Forestry
Eugene Francis Whelan 1 Aug. 1969 - 30 Sept. 1970
Eymard Georges Corbin 1 Oct. 1970 - 10 June 1971

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Forestry and Rural Development
Russell Clayton Honey 30 Aug. 1968 - 31 March 1969

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
Stanley Haidasz 20 April 1968 - 23 April 1968
Russell Clayton Honey 20 Oct. 1969 - 30 Sept. 1970
J. Judd Buchanan 1 Oct. 1970 - 2 Feb. 1972
Allen B. Sulatycky 3 Feb. 1972 - 1 Sept. 1972
Leonard Stephen Marchand 22 Dec. 1972 - 21 Dec. 1973
Leonard Stephen Marchand 1 Jan. 1974 - 9 May 1974
Iona Campagnolo 15 Sept. 1974 - 14 Sept. 1975
Iona Campagnolo 10 Oct. 1975 - 13 Sept. 1976
Keith Penner 1 Oct. 1976 - 30 Sept. 1977
Ross Milne 1 Oct. 1977 - 30 Sept. 1978
Hugh Anderson 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry, Trade and Commerce
Bruce Andrew Thomas Howard 1 Oct. 1970 - 1 Sept. 1972
Herb Breau 22 Dec. 1972 - 21 Dec. 1973
Raynald J. A. Guay 1 Jan. 1974 - 9 May 1974
Gaston Clermont 15 Sept. 1974 - 14 Sept. 1975
Marcel Claude Roy 10 Oct. 1975 - 30 Sept. 1976
Hugh Poulin 1 Oct. 1976 - 30 Sept. 1977
Bernard Loiselle 1 Oct. 1977 - 30 Sept. 1978
Bernard Loiselle 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice
Jean-Charles Cantin 30 Aug. 1968 - 30 Sept. 1970
Albert Béchard 1 Oct. 1970 - 1 Sept. 1972
Raynald J.A. Guay 22 Dec. 1972 - 21 Dec. 1973
Gilles Marceau 1 Jan. 1974 - 9 May 1974
Gilles Marceau 15 Sept. 1974 - 14 Sept. 1975
Francis Fox 10 Oct. 1975 - 13 Sept. 1976
Michael Landers 1 Oct. 1976 - 30 Sept. 1977
Roger Young 1 Oct. 1977 - 30 Sept. 1978
Claude-André Lachance 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour
James Carroll Patrick McNulty 30 Aug. 1968 - 30 Sept. 1970
Raymond Joseph Perrault 1 Oct. 1970 - 2 Feb. 1972
Charles Turner 22 Dec. 1972 - 21 Dec. 1973
Charles Turner 1 Jan. 1974 - 9 May 1974
Mark MacGuigan 15 Sept. 1974 - 14 Sept. 1975
Fernand E. Leblanc 10 Oct. 1975 - 30 Sept. 1976
Jacques Olivier 1 Oct. 1976 - 30 Sept. 1977
Jacques Olivier 1 Oct. 1977 - 30 Sept. 1978
Dennis M. Dawson 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Manpower and Immigration
Gérard Loiselle 30 Aug. 1968 - 19 Oct. 1969
Rosaire Gendron 20 Oct. 1969 - 30 Sept. 1970
Charles L. Caccia 1 Oct. 1970 - 30 Sept. 1971
Marcel Prud'homme 1 Oct. 1971 - 2 Feb. 1972
Raymond Joseph Perrault 3 Feb. 1972 - 1 Sept. 1972
Mark MacGuigan 22 Dec. 1972 - 21 Dec. 1973
Mark MacGuigan 1 Jan. 1974 - 9 May 1974
William Rompkey 15 Sept. 1974 - 14 Sept. 1975
Arthur Portelance 10 Oct. 1975 - 30 Sept. 1976
Arthur Portelance 1 Oct. 1976 - 30 Sept. 1977

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of State (Multiculturalism)
William Andres 1 Oct. 1977 - 30 Sept. 1978
William Andres 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence
David Walter Groos 30 Aug. 1968 - 30 Sept. 1970
Jack Sydney George Cullen 1 Oct. 1971 - 2 Feb. 1972
Joseph-Roland Comtois 3 Feb. 1972 - 1 Sept. 1972
Leonard Hopkins 22 Dec. 1972 - 21 Dec. 1973
Leonard Hopkins 1 Jan. 1974 - 9 May 1974
Leonard Hopkins 15 Sept. 1974 - 14 Sept. 1975
Maurice Adrian Dionne 10 Oct. 1975 - 30 Sept. 1976
Maurice Adrian Dionne 1 Oct. 1976 - 30 Sept. 1977
Jacques Guilbault 1 Oct. 1977 - 30 Sept. 1978
Raymond Dupont 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Health and Welfare
Margaret Rideout 20 April 1968 - 23 April 1968
Rosaire Gendron 30 Aug. 1968 - 19 Oct. 1969
Stanley Haidasz 20 Oct. 1969 - 30 Sept. 1970
Gaston Joseph Isabelle 1 Oct. 1970 - 30 Sept. 1971
André Ouellet 13 Aug. 1971 - 1 Sept. 1972
Norman A. Cafik 22 Dec. 1972 - 21 Dec. 1973
Norman A. Cafik 1 Jan. 1974 - 9 May 1974
Coline Campbell 15 Sept. 1974 - 14 Sept. 1975
Robert Phillip Kaplan 10 Oct. 1975 - 30 Sept. 1976
Paul McRae 1 Oct. 1976 - 30 Sept. 1977
William Kenneth Robinson 1 Oct. 1977 - 30 Sept. 1978
William Kenneth Robinson 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue
Ian Watson 3 Feb. 1972 - 1 Sept. 1972
Claude G. Lajoie 10 Oct. 1975 - 30 Sept. 1975
George S. Baker 1 Oct. 1976 - 30 Sept. 1977
Yves Demers 1 Oct. 1977 - 30 Sept. 1978
Yves Demers 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Postmaster General
Gerald Richard Cobbe 1 Oct. 1971 - 1 Sept. 1972
Raynald J.A. Guay 15 Sept. 1974 - 14 Sept. 1975
Paul McRae 10 Oct. 1975 - 30 Sept. 1976
Walter Smith 1 Oct. 1976 - 30 Sept. 1977
David Collenette 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister
John Ross Matheson 20 April 1968 - 23 April 1968
James Edgar Walker 30 Aug. 1968 - 30 Sept. 1970
Barnett Jerome Danson 1 Oct. 1970 - 1 Sept. 1972

Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Privy Council
Yves Forest 30 Aug. 1968 - 30 Sept. 1970
James Alexander Jerome 1 Oct. 1970 - 1 Sept. 1972
John M. Reid 22 Dec. 1972 - 21 Dec. 1973
John M. Reid 1 Jan. 1974 - 9 May 1974
Maurice Brydon Foster 1 Jan. 1974 - 9 May 1974
John M. Reid 15 Sept. 1974 - 14 Sept. 1975
Jean-Jacques Blais 10 Oct. 1975 - 30 Sept. 1976
Ralph Goodale 1 Oct. 1976 - 30 Sept. 1977
Yvon Pinard 1 Oct. 1977 - 30 Sept. 1978
Yvon Pinard 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Works
John Benjamin Stewart 20 April 1968 - 23 April 1968
Paul Langlois 30 Aug. 1968 - 19 Oct. 1969
Gustave Blouin 1 Oct. 1971 - 1 Sept. 1972
Charles Turner 15 Sept. 1974 - 14 Sept. 1975
Alexandre Cyr 10 Oct. 1975 - 30 Sept. 1976
Alexandre Cyr 1 Oct. 1976 - 30 Sept. 1977
Frank Maine 1 Oct. 1977 - 30 Sept. 1978
Harold Thomas Herbert 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Regional Economic Expansion
Russell Clayton Honey 1 April 1969 - 19 Oct. 1969
Martin Patrick O'Connell 20 Oct. 1969 - 11 Aug. 1971
John Roberts 1 Oct. 1971 - 1 Sept. 1972
Marcel Prud'homme 22 Dec. 1972 - 21 Dec. 1973
Marcel Prud'homme 1 Jan. 1974 - 9 May 1974
Joseph-Philippe Guay 15 Sept. 1974 - 14 Sept. 1975
Joseph Clifford McIsaac 10 Oct. 1975 - 30 Sept. 1976
Edward Lumley 1 Oct. 1976 - 30 Sept. 1977
Donald Wood 1 Oct. 1977 - 30 Sept. 1978
Donald Wood 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Science and Technology
Charles Turner 15 Sept. 1974 - 14 Sept. 1975
Keith Penner 10 Oct. 1975 - 30 Sept. 1976
Frank Maine 1 Oct. 1977 - 30 Sept. 1978
Pierre Bussières 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Secretary of State of Canada
Albert Béchard 20 April 1968 - 23 April 1968
Robert Douglas George Stanbury 30 Aug. 1968 - 19 Oct. 1969
James Hugh Faulkner 1 Oct. 1970 - 1 Sept. 1972
Marcel Prud'homme 3 Feb. 1972 - 1 Sept. 1972
Gilles Marceau 22 Dec. 1972 - 21 Dec. 1973
Gustave Blouin 15 Sept. 1974 - 14 Sept. 1975
Coline Campbell 10 Oct. 1975 - 30 Sept. 1976
Jacques Guilbault 1 Oct. 1976 - 30 Sept. 1977
Robert Daudlin 1 Oct. 1977 - 30 Sept. 1978
Robert Daudlin 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Solicitor General
Charles L. Caccia 20 Oct. 1969 - 4 March 1970
Douglas Aird Hogarth 1 Oct. 1971 - 1 Sept. 1972
Hugh Poulin 10 Oct. 1975 - 30 Sept. 1976
Arthur John Lee 1 Oct. 1976 - 30 Sept. 1977
Roderick Blaker 1 Oct. 1977 - 30 Sept. 1978
Roger Young 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Supply and Services
Steven Otto 1 Oct. 1971 - 1 Sept. 1972
Walter Smith 10 Oct. 1975 - 30 Sept. 1976
Roderick Blaker 1 Oct. 1976 - 30 Sept. 1977
Aideen Nicholson 1 Oct. 1977 - 30 Sept. 1978
Maurice Harquail 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Trade and Commerce
Jean-Charles Cantin 20 April 1968 - 23 April 1968

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport
James Allen Byrne 20 April 1968 - 23 April 1968
Gérard Loiselle 20 Oct. 1969 - 30 Sept. 1970
Gérard Duquet 1 Oct. 1970 - 1 Sept. 1972
Joseph-Philippe Guay 22 Dec. 1972 - 21 Dec. 1973
Joseph-Philippe Guay 1 Jan. 1974 - 9 May 1974
Joseph Clifford McIsaac 15 Sept. 1974 - 14 Sept. 1975
Ralph Goodale 10 Oct. 1975 - 30 Sept. 1976
Marcel Claude Roy 1 Oct. 1976 - 30 Sept. 1977
Charles Lapointe 1 Oct. 1977 - 30 Sept. 1978
Charles Lapointe 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board
James Edgar Walker 20 April 1968 - 23 April 1968
Charles L. Caccia 5 March 1970 - 30 Sept. 1970
Alastair William Gillespie 1 Oct. 1970 - 11 Aug. 1971
Gaston Clermont 1 Oct. 1971 - 1 Sept. 1972
Cyril Lloyd Francis 10 Oct. 1975 - 30 Sept. 1976
Jacques L. Trudel 1 Oct. 1976 - 30 Sept. 1977
Thomas-Henri Lefebvre 1 Oct. 1977 - 30 Sept. 1978
Thomas-Henri Lefebvre 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Urban Affairs
David Bennington Weatherhead 1 Oct. 1971 - 1 Sept. 1972
Ian Watson 22 Dec. 1972 - 21 Dec. 1973
Ian Watson 1 Jan. 1974 - 9 May 1974
Pierre De Bané 15 Sept. 1974 - 14 Sept. 1975
Jean-Robert Gauthier 10 Oct. 1975 - 30 Sept. 1976
Jean-Robert Gauthier 1 Oct. 1976 - 30 Sept. 1977
Maurice Harquail 1 Oct. 1977 - 30 Sept. 1978
Harold Thomas Herbert 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs
Cyril Lloyd Francis 1 Oct. 1971 - 1 Sept. 1972
Sammuel Victor Railton 10 Oct. 1975 - 30 Sept. 1976
Sammuel Victor Railton 1 Oct. 1976 - 30 Sept. 1977
Gilbert Parent 1 Oct. 1977 - 30 Sept. 1978
Gilbert Parent 1 Oct. 1978 - 26 March 1979

Footnotes

  • [1] On April 20, 1968, Pearson resigned as Prime Minister and the Twentieth Ministry assumed office. It was composed of twenty-one ministers from the Nineteenth Ministry and three additional Ministers without Portfolio. The Ministry resigned on June 3, 1979.
  • [2] Trudeau was also Minister of Justice and Attorney General.