Leader of the Official Opposition (Canada)

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Leader of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition
Chef de la loyale opposition de Sa Majesté
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Incumbent
Andrew Scheer

since 27 May 2017
StyleThe Honourable
ResidenceStornoway
Term lengthWhile leader of the largest party not in government
Inaugural holderAlexander Mackenzie
FormationMarch 6, 1873
Succession14th in order of precedence
DeputyVacant
Salary$255,300 (2017)[1]

The Leader of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition (French: chef de la loyale opposition de Sa Majesté) is the leader of Canada's Official Opposition. It is the party possessing the most seats in the House of Commons that is not the governing party or part of the governing coalition.

The current Leader of the Opposition is Andrew Scheer, M.P., who was elected Leader of the Conservative Party on May 27, 2017.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Indemnities, Salaries and Allowances". Parliament of Canada.