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List of Canadian Leaders of the Government in the House of Commons
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List of Canadian Leaders of the Government in the House of Commons

List of Government House Leaders from 1953 to present.

Walter Edward Harris while Minister of Citizenship and Immigration under St. Laurent May 9 1953 - June 30 1954
Walter Edward Harris (cont'd) while Minister of Finance under St. Laurent July 1 1954 - April 12 1957
Howard Charles Green while Minister of Public Works under Diefenbaker October 14 1957 - June 3 1959
Howard Charles Green (cont'd) while Secretary of State for External Affairs under Diefenbaker June 4 1959 - July 18 1959
Gordon Minto Churchill while Minister of Veterans Affairs under Diefenbaker January 14 1960 - February 5 1963
Jack Pickersgill while Secretary of State of Canada under Pearson May 16 1963 - December 21 1963
Guy Favreau while Minister of Justice under Pearson February 18 1964 - October 29 1964
George James McIlraith while President of the QPCC under Pearson October 30 1964 - July 6 1965
George James McIlraith ''(cont'd) while Minister of Public Works under Pearson July 7 1965 - May 3 1967
Allan MacEachen while Minister of Amateur Sport under Pearson May 4 1967 - April 23 1968
Donald Stovel Macdonald while President of the QPCC under Trudeau September 12 1968 - September 23 1970
Allan MacEachen while President of the QPCC under Trudeau September 24 1970 - May 9 1974
Mitchell Sharp while President of the QPCC under Trudeau August 8 1974 - September 13 1976
Allan MacEachen while President of the QPCC under Trudeau September 14 1976 - March 26 1979
Walter Baker while President of the QPCC under Clark June 4 1979 - March 2 1980
Yvon Pinard while President of the QPCC under Trudeau March 3 1980 - June 29 1984
vacant1 under Turner June 30 1984 - November 4 1984
Ramon John Hnatyshyn while Minister of State under Mulroney November 5 1984 - June 29 1986
Don Mazankowski while President of the QPCC under Mulroney June 30 1986 - December 30 1988
Douglas Grinsdale Lewis while Minister of State under Mulroney April 3 1989 - February 22 1990
Harvie Andre while Minister of State under Mulroney February 23 1990 - June 24 1993
Douglas Grinsdale Lewis (2nd time) while Solicitor General under Campbell June 25 1983 - November 3 1993
Herb Gray while Solicitor General under Chretien November 4 1993 - April 27 1997
Don Boudria while Minister of State under Chretien June 11 1997 - January 14 2002
Ralph Goodale while Minister of State under Chretien January 15 2002 - May 25 2002
Don Boudria (2nd time) while Minister of State under Chretien May 26 2002 - December 11 2003
(1) Turner's government never called the House of Commons into session, accordingly he did not take the opportunity to name a House Leader.

Standalone Government House Leaders
1. Jacques Saada under Martin December 12 2003 - July 20 2004
2. Tony Valeri under Martin July 20 2004 -