January 31, 1923 (14th Parliament, 2nd Session)

LIB

Hewitt Bostock (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

I have the honour to inform the House that during the recess I received communications from several members notifying me that the following vacancies had occurred in the representation, viz:
Of Marie Joseph Demers, Esquire, member for the electoral district of St. Johns and Iberville, consequent upon the acceptance of an office of emolument under the Crown.
Of Hon. William Costello Kennedy, member for the electoral district of the North Riding of Essex, by decease.
I accordingly issued my warrants to the Chief Electoral Officer to make out new writs of election for the said electoral districts respectively.

Governor General's Speech

I have also the honour to inform the House that I received a communication from the Chief Electoral Officer, informing me that in accordance with Chapter 11, Section 10, of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1906, he had received communications from several members notifying him of the following vacancies having occurred in the representation, namely:
Of Hon. John Alexander Stewart, member for the electoral district of Lanark, by
decease. .
Of David Arthur Lafortune, Esquire, member for the electoral district of Jacques Cartier, by decease.
Of Lucien Turcotte Pacaud, Esquire, member for the electoral district of Megantic, consequent upon the acceptance of an office of emolument under the Crown.
Of Edward Blackadder, Esquire, member for the electoral district of Halifax, by
decease.
Of Onesiphore Turgeon, Esquire, member for the electoral district of Gloucester, consequent upon the acceptance of an office of emolument under the Crown.
And that the Chief Electoral Officer had accordingly issued new writs of election for the said electoral districts respectively.

Topic:   VACANCIES
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