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List of Canadian Ministers of Northern Affairs and National Resources
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List of Canadian Ministers of Northern Affairs and National Resources

Canadian Ministers of Resources and Development

1. Robert Henry Winters under St. Laurent January 18 1950 - September 16 1953
2. Jean Lesage under St. Laurent September 17 1953 - December 15 1953

Canadian Ministers of Northern Affairs and National Resources
Jean Lesage (cont'd) under St. Laurent December 16 1953 - June 21 1957
3. Douglas Scott Harkness under Diefenbaker June 21 1957 - August 18 1957
4. Francis Alvin George Hamilton under Diefenbaker August 22 1957 - October 10 1960
5. Walter Gilbert Dinsdale under Diefenbaker October 11 1960 - April 22 1963
6. Arthur Laing under Pearson April 22 1963 - September 30 1966

On January 18, 1950, the offices of Minister of Mines and Resources and Minister of Reconstruction and Supply were abolished and replaced by the offices of the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Minister of Mines and Technical Surveys and Minister of Resources and Development.

The portfolio was renamed from "Resources and Development" to "Northern Affairs and National Resources" in 1953.

In 1966, the portfolio's responsibilities were divided between the new posts of Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development (List) and Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources (List).

See also Canadian Cabinet.