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42nd Canadian Parliament

42nd Parliament of Canada
Majority parliament
2015 – present
Parliament leaders
Justin Trudeau
(29th Canadian Ministry)
Leader of the
Party caucuses
Government Liberal Party*
Opposition Conservative Party
Third parties New Democratic Party
Bloc Québécois
Green Party
* House members and Senators sit in separate caucuses.
† Party does not hold official party status.
House of Commons

Seating arrangements of the House of Commons
Speaker of the
House Leader
House Leader
Members 338 MP seats
List of members

Seating arrangements of the Senate
Speaker of the
Senate Leader
Senate Leader
Senators 105 senator seats
List of senators
Monarch Elizabeth II
February 6, 1952 – present

The 42nd Canadian Parliament is the incoming Parliament of Canada, with the membership of its House of Commons having been determined by the results of the 2015 federal election held on October 19, 2015.

Party standings

This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Standings in the 42nd Canadian Parliament
Affiliation House Members Senate Members
2015 Election
Current On Election
Day 2015
Liberal 184 184 0 0
Conservative 99 99 47 47
New Democratic 44 44 0 0
Bloc Québécois 10 10 0 0
Green 1 1 0 0
Senate Liberal Caucus 0 0 29 29
Independent 0 0 6 6
Independent Progressive Conservative 0 0 1 1
Total members 338 338 83 83
Vacant 0 0 22 22
Total seats 338 105

* by the Writ of Election set forth August 2, 2015, and per the Canada Elections Act, Elections Canada has until November 9, 2015 to certify at law the returns resulting in, or varying from, the above-described seat distribution by Party in the House of Commons of Canada of the Parliament of Canada.
** this table shows the lack of designation of the Party affiliation of Senators in the Senate of Canada of the Parliament of Canada as members of a combined Liberal Party caucus in result of the exclusion of all Liberal Senators from the combined Liberal Party of Canada caucus which occurred January 29, 2014.
*** Section 32 of the
Constitution Act, 1867 requires the Governor-in-Council--Prime Minister-designate Trudeau once the 29th Canadian Ministry is sworn in and designated such by the Governor General of Canada--to appoint Senators to vacant Senate seats "promptly". Reference Re Senate Reform, handed down by the Supreme Court of Canada, sets forth the Constitutional requirements under the Constitution of Canada as to constitutional structural reform of the Senate of Canada.

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