By-elections to the 18th Canadian Parliament

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By-elections to the 18th Canadian Parliament were held to fill vacancies in the House of Commons of Canada between the 1935 federal election and the 1940 federal election. The Liberal Party of Canada led a majority government for the 18th Canadian Parliament.

31 vacant seats were filled through by-elections.

By-electionDateIncumbentPartyWinnerPartyCauseRetained
Prince January 2, 1940 Alfred Edgar MacLean      Liberal James Layton Ralston      Liberal DeathYes
Saskatoon City December 18, 1939 Alexander MacGillivray Young      Liberal Walter George Brown      United Reform Movement DeathNo
St. James December 18, 1939 Fernand Rinfret      Liberal Eugène Durocher      Liberal DeathYes
Jacques Cartier December 18, 1939 Vital Mallette      Liberal Elphège Marier      Liberal DeathYes
Kent December 11, 1939 James Rutherford      Liberal Arthur Lisle Thompson      Liberal DeathYes
Calgary West September 18, 1939 R. B. Bennett      Conservative Douglas Cunnington      Conservative ResignationYes
Brandon November 14, 1938 David Wilson Beaubier      Conservative James Ewen Matthews      Liberal DeathNo
London November 14, 1938 Frederick Cronyn Betts      Conservative Robert James Manion      Conservative DeathYes
Waterloo South November 14, 1938 Alexander Edwards      Conservative Karl Homuth      Conservative DeathYes
Cartier November 7, 1938 Samuel William Jacobs      Liberal Peter Bercovitch      Liberal DeathYes
Edmonton East March 21, 1938 William Samuel Hall      Social Credit Orvis A. Kennedy      Social Credit DeathYes
Argenteuil February 28, 1938 George H. Perley      Conservative Georges Héon      Independent Conservative DeathNo
St. John—Albert February 21, 1938 William Ryan      Liberal Allan McAvity      Liberal DeathYes
St. Henry January 17, 1938 Paul Mercier      Liberal Joseph Arsène Bonnier      Liberal Appointed a Circuit Court Judge of Montreal Yes
Lotbinière December 27, 1937 Joseph-Achille Verville      Liberal Joseph-Napoléon Francoeur      Liberal DeathYes
Victoria November 29, 1937 Simon Fraser Tolmie      Conservative Robert Mayhew      Liberal DeathNo
Dufferin—Simcoe November 8, 1937 William Earl Rowe      Conservative William Earl Rowe      Conservative ResignationYes
Frontenac—Addington November 1, 1937 Colin Campbell      Liberal Angus Neil McCallum      Liberal ResignationYes
Cape Breton North and Victoria October 18, 1937 Daniel Alexander Cameron      Liberal Matthew Maclean      Liberal DeathYes
Renfrew North April 5, 1937 Matthew McKay      Liberal Ralph Warren      Liberal DeathYes
Hamilton West March 22, 1937 Herbert Earl Wilton      Conservative John Allmond Marsh      Conservative DeathYes
Bonaventure March 22, 1937 Charles Marcil      Liberal Pierre-Emile Cote      Liberal DeathYes
Ottawa East October 26, 1936 Edgar-Rodolphe-Eugène Chevrier      Liberal Joseph Albert Pinard      Liberal Appointed a judge of the High Court of Justice of Ontario Yes
Gloucester August 17, 1936 Peter Veniot      Liberal Clarence Joseph Veniot      Liberal DeathYes
Wright August 3, 1936 Fizalam-William Perras      Liberal Rodolphe Leduc      Liberal DeathYes
Victoria June 8, 1936 D'Arcy Plunkett      Conservative Simon Tolmie      Conservative DeathYes
Antigonish—Guysborough March 16, 1936 William Duff      Liberal J. Ralph Kirk      Liberal Called to the SenateYes
Portneuf January 27, 1936 Lucien Cannon      Liberal Pierre Gauthier      Liberal Appointed a Superior Court Judge of Quebec Yes
Assiniboia January 6, 1936 Robert McKenzie      Liberal James Garfield Gardiner      Liberal Resignation to provide a seat for GardinerYes
Queen's December 30, 1935 J. James Larabee      Liberal Charles Avery Dunning      Liberal Appointed a Fisheries Protection Officer Yes

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