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Party Leaders and House Officers

Within a parliamentary caucus, some members are appointed as House officers to organize the work of their party in the House and its committees. The party leader acts as the official representative of the party and provides leadership in Parliament. A party also has a House Leader who is responsible, in conjunction with the other House Leaders, for coordinating the day-to-day business of the House. The whip of a party is a member charged with keeping other members of the same party informed concerning House business and ensuring their attendance in the House or in committee. Members also elect a caucus chair from among their parliamentary caucus to preside over their meetings.

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Title Name Political Affiliation From To
Leader of the Liberal Party Trudeau, Right Hon. Justin Liberal
April 15, 2013
Present
Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada Scheer, Hon. Andrew Conservative
May 28, 2017
Present
Leader of the Bloc Québécois Blanchet, Yves-François Bloc Québécois
October 21, 2019
Present
Leader of the New Democratic Party Singh, Jagmeet NDP
February 27, 2019
Present
House Leader of the Official Opposition Bergen, Hon. Candice Conservative
September 15, 2016
Present
House Leader of the Bloc Québécois Therrien, Alain Bloc Québécois
October 24, 2019
Present
House Leader of the New Democratic Party Julian, Peter NDP
March 14, 2019
Present
Chief Government Whip Holland, Hon. Mark Liberal
August 31, 2018
Present
Whip of the Bloc Québécois DeBellefeuille, Claude Bloc Québécois
October 24, 2019
Present
Whip of the New Democratic Party Blaney, Rachel NDP
November 26, 2019
Present
Chief Opposition Whip Strahl, Mark Conservative
July 20, 2017
Present
Caucus Chair Scarpaleggia, Francis Liberal
October 19, 2015
Present
Caucus Chair Kmiec, Tom Conservative
November 6, 2019
Present
Caucus Chair Plamondon, Louis Bloc Québécois
October 24, 2019
Present
Caucus Chair Masse, Brian NDP
November 26, 2019
Present
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