Guide to Canadian Ministries since Confederation

Ministers of State


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Twenty-Second Ministry

Liberal 1
3 March 1980 - 29 June 1984

Prime Minister
Right Honourable Pierre Elliott Trudeau

Ministers of State
Position Title
NameService Date /
Termination Date
Minister of State (Canadian Wheat Board)
Hon. Hazen Argue 2 3 March 1980 - 29 June 1984

Minister of State (External Relations)
Hon. Pierre De Bané 3 12 Jan. 1982 - 29 Sept. 1982
Hon. Charles Lapointe 4  5 30 Sept. 1982 - 11 Aug. 1983
Hon. Jean-Luc Pepin 6 12 Aug. 1983 - 6 Dec. 1983

Minister of State (Finance)
Hon. Pierre Bussières 7 3 March 1980 - 29 Sept. 1982
Hon. Paul James Cosgrove 8 30 Sept. 1982 - 11 Aug. 1983
Hon. Roy MacLaren 9 17 Aug. 1983 - 29 June 1984

Minister of State (Fitness and Amateur Sport)
Hon. Raymond Joseph Perrault 10 30 Sept. 1982 - 11 Aug. 1983
Hon. Céline Hervieux-Payette 11 12 Aug. 1983 - 9 Jan. 1984
Hon. Jacques Olivier 12 10 Jan. 1984 - 29 June 1984

Minister of State (International Trade)
Hon. Edward Lumley 13 3 March 1980 - 6 Dec. 1983
Hon. Gerald Regan 14 6 Oct. 1982 - 7 Dec. 1983

Minister of State (Mines)
Hon. Judy Erola 15 3 March 1980 - 11 Aug. 1983
Hon. Roger Simmons 16 12 Aug. 1983 - 22 Aug. 1983
Hon. William H. Rompkey 17 10 Jan. 1984 - 29 June 1984

Minister of State (Multiculturalism)
Hon. James Sydney Flemming 18 3 March 1980 - 11 Aug. 1983
Hon. David Collenette 19 12 Aug. 1983 - 29 June 1984

Minister of State (Small Businesses and Tourism)
Hon. Charles Lapointe 5 3 March 1980 - 29 Sept. 1982
Hon. William Rompkey 20 30 Sept. 1982 - 11 Aug. 1983
Hon. David Paul Smith 21 12 Aug. 1983 - 29 June 1984

Minister of State (Sports)
Hon. Gerald Regan 22 3 March 1980 - 5 March 1980

Minister of State (Youth)
Hon. Céline Hervieux-Payette 23  11 10 Jan. 1984 - 29 June 1984

Footnotes

  • [1] After the defeat of the Government in the general election of February 18, 1980, Clark formally tendered his resignation on March 3, 1980. On the same day the Twenty-Second Ministry took office. It was composed of 33 ministers.
  • [2] Argue was assigned by Order in Council P.C. 1980-605 of March 4, 1980 to assist the Minister of Transport in carrying out of the latter's responsibilities in respect of the Canadian Wheat Board and as Minister for the purposes of the Two-Price Wheat Act and the Western Grain Stabilization Act. He was given the title "Minister of State (Canadian Wheat Board)".
  • [3] De Bané was assigned by Order in Council P.C. 1982-17 of January 12, 1982, a Minister of State, to assist the Secretary of State for External Affairs in the carrying out of the latter's responsibilities relating to the conduct of international relational relations. He was given the title "Minister of State (External Relations)".
  • [4] Lapointe was assigned by Order in Council P.C. 1982-3066 of September 30, 1982, a Minister of State, to assist the Secretary of State for External Affairs in the carrying out of the latter's responsibilities relating to the conduct of external affairs.
  • [5] Lapointe was assigned by Order in Council P.C. 1980-608 of March 4, 1980, to assist the Minister of Industry, Trade and Commerce in the carrying out of the latter's responsibilities in respect of small businesses. He was given the title "Minister of State (Small Businesses)". This Order in Council was amended by Order in Council P.C. 1981-472 of February 24, 1981, adding to his responsibilities to assist the Minister of Industry, Trade and Commerce in the carrying out of the latter's responsibilities in respect of tourism. He was therefore given the new title "Minister of State (Small Businesses and Tourism)". He was assigned by Order in Council P.C. 1982-3066 of September 30, 1982, a Minister of State, to assist the Secretary of State for External Affairs in the carrying out of the latter's responsibilities relating to the conduct of external affairs.
  • [6] Pepin was assigned by Order in Council P.C. 1983-2568 of August 12, 1983, a Minister of State, to assist the Secretary of State for External Affairs in the carrying out of the latter's responsibilities relating to the conduct of External Relations.
  • [7] Bussières was assigned by Order in Council P.C. 1980-607 of March 4, 1980, to assist the Minister of Finance. He was given the title "Minister of State (Finance)".
  • [8] Cosgrove was assigned by Order in Council 1982-3067 of September 30, 1982, a Minister of State, to assist the Minister of Finance. He was given the title "Minister of State (Finance)".
  • [9] MacLaren was assigned by Order in Council P.C. 1983-2575 of August 18, 1983, a Minister of State, to assist the Minister of Finance. He was given the title "Minister of State (Finance)".
  • [10] Perrault was assigned by Order in Council P.C. 1982-3075 of October 1, 1982, a Minister of State, to assist the Minister National Health and Welfare in the carrying out of the latter's responsibilities in respect of Fitness and Amateur Sport. He was given the title "Minister of State (Fitness and Amateur Sport)".
  • [11] Hervieux-Payette was assigned by Order in Council P.C. 1983-2570 of August 12, 1983, a Minister of State, to assist the Minister of National Health and Welfare in the carrying out of the latter's responsibilities in respect of Fitness and Amateur Sport. She was given the title "Minister of State (Fitness and Amateur Sport)". She was assigned by Order in Council P.C. 1984-110 of January 11, 1984, a Minister of State, to assist the Secretary of State of Canada in carrying out of his responsibilities relating to the youth of Canada. She was given the title "Minister of State (Youth)".
  • [12] Olivier was assigned by Order in Council P.C. 1984-111 of January 11, 1984, a Minister of State, to assist the Minister of National Health and Welfare in the carrying out of the latter's responsibilities in respect of Fitness and Amateur Sport. She was given the title "Minister of State (Fitness and Amateur Sport)".
  • [13] Lumley was assigned by Order in Council P.C. 1980-609 of March 4, 1980, to assist the Minister of Industry, Trade and Commerce in carrying out of the latter's responsibilities in respect to trade. He was given the title "Minister of State (Trade). Order in Council P.C. 1982-18 of January 12, 1982, assigned the Honourable Edward Lumley, a minister of State, to assist the Secretary of State for External Affairs in the carrying out of the latter's responsibilities in respect of international trade and export promotion. He was given the title "Minister of State (International Trade)".
  • [14] Regan was assigned by Order in Council P.C. 1982-3161 of October 14, 1982, a Minister of State, to assist the Secretary of State for External Affairs in the carrying out of the latter's responsibilities in respect of trade. He was given the title "Minister of State (International Trade)".
  • [15] Erola was assigned by Order in Council P. C. 1980-610 of March 4, 1980, to assist the Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources in respect of matters relating to mines. She was given the title "Minister of State (mines)".
  • [16] Simmons was assigned by Order in Council P.C. 1983-2571 of August 12, a Minister of State, to assist the Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources in respect of matters relating to mines. Simmons resigned from the Ministry on August 22, 1983.
  • [17] Rompkey was assigned by Order in Council P.C. 1984-109 of January 11, 1984, a Minister of State, to assist the Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources in respect of matters relating to mines. He was given the title "Minister of State (Mines)".
  • [18] Fleming was assigned by Order in Council P.C. 1980-606 of March 4, 1980, to assist the Secretary of State of Canada in carrying out of the latter's responsibilities in respect of the policies and programs related to multiculturalism. He was given the title "Minister of State (Multiculturalism)".
  • [19] Collenette was assigned by Order in Council P.C. 1983-2569 of August 12, 1983, a Minister of State, to assist the Secretary of State of Canada in the carrying out of the latter's responsibilities in respect of the policies and programs related to multiculturalism. He was given the title "Minister of State (Multiculturalism)".
  • [20] Rompkey was assigned by Order in Council P.C. 1982-3065 of September 30, 1982, a Minister of State, to assist the Minister of Trade and Commerce in the carrying out of the latter's responsibilities in respect of small businesses and tourism. He was given the title "Minister of State (Small businesses and Tourism)".
  • [21] Smith was assigned by Order in Council P.C. 1983-2572 of August 12, 1983, a Minister of State to assist the Minister of Industry, Trade and Commerce in the carrying out of the latter's responsibilities in respect of small businesses and tourism. He was given the title "Minister of State (Small businesses and Tourism).
  • [22] By Order in Council P.C. 1980-613 of March 6, 1980, the powers, duties and functions of the Minister of National Health and Welfare under the Fitness and Amateur Sport Act were transferred to the Minister of Labour. That part of the Public Service of Canada known as the Fitness and Amateur Sport Branch of the Department of the Secretary of State of Canada was also transferred to the Minister of Labour. Therefore the Honourable Gerald Regan ceased to hold the title of Minister of State (Sports) on March 5, 1980, as he was also the Minister of Labour.
  • [23] Hervieux-Payette was assigned by Order in Council P.C. 1984-110 of January 11, 1984, a Minister of State, to assist the Secretary of State of Canada in carrying out of his responsibilities relating to the youth of Canada. She was given the title "Minister of State (Youth)".