Past state funerals and national commemorative ceremonies

The funeral of the Late Hon. Thomas D'Arcy McGee, Montreal, 
13 April 1868 (Courtesy of James Inglis, the National Archives of Canada/ C-083423)
The funeral of the Late Hon. Thomas D'Arcy McGee, Montreal,
13 April 1868 (Courtesy of James Inglis,
the National Archives of Canada/ C-083423)

State funerals

Prime Ministers

  • 1891 – The Right Honourable Sir John A. Macdonald
  • 1894 – The Right Honourable Sir John Sparrow David Thompson
  • 1915 – The Right Honourable Sir Charles Tupper
  • 1919 – The Right Honourable Sir Wilfrid Laurier
  • 1937 – The Right Honourable Sir Robert Borden
  • 1947 – The Right Honourable Richard Bedford Bennett
  • 1950 – The Right Honourable William Lyon Mackenzie King
  • 1960 – The Right Honourable Arthur Meighen
  • 1972 – The Right Honourable Lester B. Pearson
  • 1973 – The Right Honourable Louis S. Saint Laurent
  • 1979 – The Right Honourable John G. Diefenbaker
  • 2000 – The Right Honourable Pierre Elliott Trudeau
  • 2020 – The Right Honourable John Napier Wyndham Turner

Governors General

Ministers

  • 1930 – The Honourable J.A. Robb
  • 1931 – The Right Honourable Sir George E. Foster
  • 1941 – The Right Honourable Ernest Lapointe
  • 1942 – The Right Honourable Raoul Dandurand
  • 1950 – The Honourable Humphrey Mitchell
  • 1955 – The Honourable Alcide Côté
  • 1959 – The Honourable Sidney Smith
  • 1980 – The Honourable Daniel J. MacDonald

Others

National commemorative ceremonies

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