By-elections to the 27th Canadian Parliament

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By-elections to the 27th Canadian Parliament were held to fill vacancies in the House of Commons of Canada between the 1965 federal election and the 1968 federal election. The Liberal Party of Canada led a minority government for the entirety of the 27th Canadian Parliament, with little change from by-elections.

Seventeen seats became vacant during the life of the Parliament. Eleven of these vacancies were filled through by-elections, and six seats remained vacant when the 1968 federal election was called.

By-electionDateIncumbentPartyWinnerPartyCauseRetained
Jasper—Edson November 6, 1967 Hugh Horner      Progressive Conservative Douglas Caston      Progressive Conservative ResignationYes
Bonavista—Twillingate November 6, 1967 Jack Pickersgill      Liberal Charles Ronald Granger      Liberal ResignationYes
Colchester—Hants November 6, 1967 Cyril Kennedy      Progressive Conservative Robert L. Stanfield      Progressive Conservative Resignation to provide a seat for StanfieldYes
Sudbury May 29, 1967 Rodger Mitchell      Liberal Bud Germa      New Democratic DeathNo
Hull May 29, 1967 Alexis Caron      Liberal Pierre Caron      Liberal DeathYes
Outremont—St-Jean May 29, 1967 Maurice Lamontagne      Liberal Aurélien Noël      Liberal ResignationYes
Papineau May 29, 1967 Guy Favreau      Liberal André Ouellet      Liberal ResignationYes
Richelieu—Verchères May 29, 1967 Lucien Cardin      Liberal Jacques-R. Tremblay      Liberal ResignationYes
Burin—Burgeo September 19, 1966 Chesley W. Carter      Liberal Don Jamieson      Liberal Called to the SenateYes
Grand Falls—White Bay—Labrador September 19, 1966 Charles Ronald Granger      Liberal Andrew Chatwood      Liberal ResignationYes
Nicolet—Yamaska September 19, 1966 Clément Vincent      Progressive Conservative Florian Coté      Liberal ResignationNo

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