March 17, 1909

CON

Herbert Brown Ames

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. AMES.

Is the minister aware that all his expenses were charged, so That what he got was $4 a day?

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LIB

William Pugsley (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. PUGSLEY.

The expenses which were charged were his travelling expenses to and from the work.

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CON

Herbert Brown Ames

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. AMES.

And all his board while there.

Topic:   SUPPLY-RURAL FREE MAIL DELIVERY.
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LIB

William Pugsley (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. PUGSLEY.

The inspectors get thir board too when engaged on such work in remote districts.

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CON

Herbert Brown Ames

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. AMES.

Is it customary to pay a sub-inspector $2.50 a day and his expenses going and returning, and his board during the entire summer?

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LIB

William Pugsley (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. PUGSLEY.

My hon. friend will bear in mind that this young man was employed by Mr. Lamoureux to act as his assistant, and that he did his work well, as Mr. Lamoureux certified, and I do not think $2.50 a day with board in that remote district would be an unreasonable wage to pay him.

Topic:   SUPPLY-RURAL FREE MAIL DELIVERY.
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LIB

Onésiphore Ernest Talbot

Liberal

Mr. TALBOT.

Would my hon. friend on the other side (Mr. Ames) allow me to ask him if he is not a little severe in this matter? Mr. Girard is a member of parliament, it is quite true. He is the father oi a very large family and a man of very limited means, and he is giving an expensive education to his son. We know that it is customary to give university students a chance to earn a little money during vacation. It is done in the United States and in every other country in the world. Because Mr. Girard happens to be a member of parliament, and his son, to whom he is giving a university education, is given, a chance to make a few dollars to aid him in pursuing his studies, I do not think it is fair to accuse this poor man who has a large family and is doing the best he can with it.

Topic:   SUPPLY-RURAL FREE MAIL DELIVERY.
Subtopic:   J. C. TACHE.
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CON

John Barr

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BARR.

I want to remind my hon. friend that this is not a charitable institution, and the fact that a man happens to have a large family is no reason why it should be supported by the country. '

Some resolutions reported.

Topic:   SUPPLY-RURAL FREE MAIL DELIVERY.
Subtopic:   J. C. TACHE.
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CON

George Eulas Foster

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mi. FOSTER.

What business will the government take up to-morrow?

Topic:   SUPPLY-RURAL FREE MAIL DELIVERY.
Subtopic:   J. C. TACHE.
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LIB

William Stevens Fielding (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. FIELDING.

We intend to proceed in Supply. I understand that notice has been given that to-morrow afternoon is desired for a certain amendment, and that is in the hands of hon. gentlemen opposite.

Topic:   SUPPLY-RURAL FREE MAIL DELIVERY.
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CON

Martin Burrell

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MARTIN BURRELL.

I beg leave to inform the government that to-morrow afternoon, on the motion of the House to go into Committee of Supply, I propose to introduce an amendment dealing with the question of deferred elections, and I will have the honour to transmit a copy of the amendment to the right hon. Prime Minister to-morrow.

At six o'clock House adjourned.

Thursday, March 18, 1909.

Topic:   SUPPLY-RURAL FREE MAIL DELIVERY.
Subtopic:   J. C. TACHE.
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March 17, 1909