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Canada's Senate by the numbers

Last Updated: March 8, 2013

Prime Minister Stephen Harper filled five vacancies in the Senate on Jan. 25. That brings Harper's total number of Senate appointments since 2006 up to 58, with 53 of those senators still serving.

The pie chart below provides a visual breakdown of the Senate's current makeup. View a breakdown of appointments by prime ministers on the right.



Stephen HarperStephen Harper
Conservative
2006-
58 total, 53 still serving
Paul MartinPaul Martin
Liberal
2003-2006
17 total, 15 still serving
Jean ChrétienJean Chrétien
Liberal
1993-2003
75 total, 25 still serving
Brian MulroneyBrian Mulroney
Progressive Conservative
1984-1993
57 total, 12 still serving
Pierre TrudeauPierre Trudeau
Liberal
1968-1979, 1980-1984
81 total, 4 still serving

Source: Parliament of Canada



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