9th Canadian Ministry

The Ninth Canadian Ministry was the first cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Sir Robert Borden. It governed Canada from 10 October 1911 to 12 October 1917, including only the 12th Canadian Parliament. The government was formed by the old Conservative Party of Canada. The Conservatives governed in coalition with the Liberal-Conservative Party until 12 October 1916 when the last Liberal-Conservative cabinet minister, Sam Hughes, was dismissed. Borden was also Prime Minister in the Tenth Canadian Ministry, which he formed for the coalition government with the Liberals.

9th Canadian Ministry
9e conseil des ministres du Canada

9th ministry of Canada
Date formed10 October 1911
Date dissolved11 October 1917
People and organisations
MonarchGeorge V
Governor GeneralEarl Grey
Duke of Connaught
Duke of Devonshire
Prime MinisterRobert Borden
Member partyConservative Party (historical)
Opposition partyLiberal Party of Canada
Opposition leaderWilfrid Laurier
Legislature term(s)12th Canadian Parliament
Predecessor8th Canadian Ministry
Successor10th Canadian Ministry


Offices not of the Cabinet

Parliamentary Undersecretary of State for External Affairs

  • 15 July 1916 – 21 October 1916: Vacant
  • 21 October 1916 – 12 October 1917: Hugh Clark

Parliamentary Secretary of Militia and Defence

Solicitor General of Canada

  • 10 October 1911 – 26 June 1913: Vacant
  • 26 June 1913 – 2 October 1915: Arthur Meighen
  • 4 October 1917 – 12 October 1917: Hugh Guthrie


  • Government of Canada. "Ninth Ministry". Guide to Canadian Ministries since Confederation. Privy Council Office. Retrieved 2010-07-01.


Ministries of Canada
Preceded by
8th Canadian Ministry
9th Canadian Ministry
Succeeded by
10th Canadian Ministry
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