8th Canadian Ministry

Wilfrid Laurier Richard William Scott Rodolphe Lemieux
8th Canadian Ministry
8e conseil des ministres du Canada
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8th ministry of Canada
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Date formed11 July 1896
Date dissolved6 October 1911
People and organisations
Governor GeneralMarquess of Aberdeen
Earl of Minto
Earl Grey
Prime MinisterWilfrid Laurier
Member partyLiberal Party of Canada
Opposition partyConservative Party (historical)
Opposition leader
Election(s)1896, 1900, 1904, 1908
Legislature term(s)
Predecessor7th Canadian Ministry
Successor9th Canadian Ministry

The Eighth Canadian Ministry was the cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier. It governed Canada from 11 July 1896 to 5 October 1911, including all of the 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th Canadian Parliaments. The government was formed by the Liberal Party of Canada.

The Cabinet

Offices not of the Cabinet

Controller of Customs

Controller of Inland Revenue

Solicitor General of Canada



Ministries of Canada
Preceded by
7th Canadian Ministry
8th Canadian Ministry
Succeeded by
9th Canadian Ministry