14th Parliament of British Columbia
The 14th Legislative Assembly of British Columbia sat from 1917 to 1920. The members were elected in the British Columbia general election held in September 1916. The British Columbia Liberal Party, led by Harlan Carey Brewster, formed the government. Following Brewster's death in March 1918, John Oliver became Premier.
Members of the 14th General Assembly
The following members were elected to the assembly in 1916.:
- Elected in both Alberni and Victoria City; choosing to sit for Victoria City
| Government Majority
By-elections were held for the following members appointed to the provincial cabinet, as was required at the time:
- James Horace King, Minister of Public Works, acclaimed January 3, 1917
- John Oliver, Minister of Agriculture and Railways, acclaimed January 3, 1917
- John Duncan MacLean, Provincial Secretary and Minister of Education, acclaimed January 3, 1917
- William Sloan, Minister of Mines, acclaimed January 3, 1917
- Malcolm Archibald Macdonald, Attorney General, elected January 3, 1917
- Ralph Smith, Minister of Finance, elected January 3, 1917
- Harlan Carey Brewster, Premier, acclaimed January 3, 1917
- Thomas Dufferin Pattullo, Minister of Lands, elected January 13, 1917
- John Wallace deBeque Farris, Attorney General and Minister of Labour, acclaimed June 23, 1917
- John Hart, Minister of Finance, elected June 30, 1917
- Edward Dodsley Barrow, Minister of Agriculture, elected May 25, 1918
By-elections were held to replace members for various other reasons:
|Electoral district||Member elected||Party||Election date||Reason|
|Alberni||Richard Pateman Wallis||Conservative||January 24, 1918||H.C. Brewster resigned; elected in both Alberni and Victoria City|
|Newcastle||James Hurst Hawthornthwaite||Independent Socialist||January 24, 1918||P. Williams resigned; named to Workmen's Compensation Board January 1, 1917|
|Similkameen||William Alexander McKenzie||Conservative||January 24, 1918||L.W. Shatford resigned; named to Senate of Canada June 23, 1917|
|Vancouver City||Mary Ellen Smith||Independent||January 24, 1918||death of R. Smith, February 12, 1917|
|Victoria City||Francis William Henry Giolma||Soldier||January 24, 1918||death of H.C. Brewster, March 1, 1918|
|Victoria City||Richard John Burde||Independent Soldier||January 29, 1919[nb 1]||death of R.P. Wallis, October 14, 1918|
|Cowichan||Kenneth Forrest Duncan||Unionist||January 25, 1919||W.H. Hayward resigned; official military duties in Ottawa|
- John William McIntosh resigns from the Liberals in April 1917 to become an Independent Liberal.
- At some point in the life of the legislature McIntosh, Richard John Burde, Kenneth Forrest Duncan and Francis William Henry Giolma form the Soldier Party.
- Aitlin (dec. Frank Harry Mobley February 3, 1920)
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