12th Canadian Ministry

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12th Canadian Ministry
12e conseil des ministres du Canada
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12th ministry of Canada
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Date formed 29 December 1921
Date dissolved 28 June 1926
People and organisations
Head of state George V
Head of government William Lyon Mackenzie King
Member party Liberal Party of Canada
Opposition party Conservative Party (historical)
Opposition leader Arthur Meighen
Election(s) 1921, 1925
Legislature term(s)
Predecessor 11th Canadian Ministry
Successor 13th Canadian Ministry

The Twelfth Canadian Ministry was the first cabinet chaired by Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King. It governed Canada from 29 December 1921 to 28 June 1926, including the 14th Canadian Parliament and most of the 15th. The government was formed by the Liberal Party of Canada. Mackenzie King was also Prime Minister in the Fourteenth and Sixteenth Canadian Ministries.



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


Ministries of Canada
Preceded by
11th Canadian Ministry
12th Canadian Ministry
Succeeded by
13th Canadian Ministry