Joseph LAFONTAINE

LAFONTAINE, Joseph

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Mégantic (Quebec)
Birth Date
April 4, 1885
Deceased Date
December 14, 1965
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Lafontaine_(Quebec_MP)
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=00c17079-36dc-46eb-a604-2005766e7fd3&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
gentleman, merchant

Parliamentary Career

March 26, 1940 - April 16, 1945
LIB
  Mégantic--Frontenac (Quebec)
June 11, 1945 - April 30, 1949
LIB
  Mégantic--Frontenac (Quebec)
June 27, 1949 - June 13, 1953
LIB
  Mégantic (Quebec)
August 10, 1953 - April 12, 1957
LIB
  Mégantic (Quebec)
June 10, 1957 - February 1, 1958
LIB
  Mégantic (Quebec)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 5)


December 14, 1957

Mr. Lafoniaine:

X. Since the beginning of the month of August, 1957, has the federal government received from the government of the province of Quebec any observations on or requests for financial assistance to the numerous persons who have suffered heavy losses, due to the flood of last August 3, in the counties of Megantic and Beauce?

2. If so, was such request considered, was a decision taken, and what was the decision?

Answer by: Right Hon. J. G. Diefenbaker (Prime Minister):

1. No.

2. Answered by No. 1.

Topic:   ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FLOOD LOSSES, MEGANTIC AND BEAUCE FEDERAL ASSISTANCE
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December 6, 1957

Mr. Lafontaine:

He did not do that.

Topic:   PRIVATE BILLS
Subtopic:   OTTAWA AND NEW YORK RAILWAY COMPANY
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November 29, 1957

1. Has the Department of Public Works called public tenders for the extension and addition work to the public building at Thetford Mines, Quebec?

2. If so, on what date were tenders called and on what date were they opened?

3. What are the names of those who tendered, their respective addresses, and what amount was submitted by each one for carrying out of such work?

4. Was the contract awarded?

5. If so, to whom and on what date?

Answer by: Mr. Hodgson, Parliamentary

Assistant, for the Minister of Public Works:

1. Yes.

2. Tenders called on May 31, 1957. Tenders opened on July 10, 1957.

3. The only tender received was from: Amedee Laflamme and L. W. Lafleur, Thetford Mines, P.Q. The amount of tender- $118,365.

4. Yes.

5. Contract awarded to Amedee Laflamme and L. W. Lafleur on November 4, 1957.

[The following items were passed in committee of supply!:

Topic:   ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   FEDERAL BUILDING, THETFORD MINES, QUE.
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November 12, 1957

1. When tenders were called for the construction of a public building at Plessisville, Quebec, how many contractors asked the public works department for plans and specifications of the said building, in making the required deposit, as specified in the notice calling for tenders?

2. What are the names and addresses of such contractors?

Answer by: Mr. Hodgson, Parliamentary

Assistant, for the Minister of Public Works:

1. Eleven general contractors and seven subcontractors or suppliers.

2. Lafiamme & Lafleur, Thetford Mines, Que., (General contractor); Mr. Victor Tardif, 610 Chateauguay, Quebec, P.Q.; Canadian Structural Steel Works Co. Ltd., 3700 St. Joseph Blvd. E., Montreal, P.Q.; Canadian Pittsburgh Industries Ltd., 1285 St. Vallier W., Quebec, P.Q., W. A. Rankin Ltd., 410 Bank St., Ottawa, Ont.; Dominion Structural Steel Ltd., 6894 Clanranald Ave., Montreal, P.Q.; Poud-rier & Boulet Ltd., 325-24th Street, Quebec, P.Q., (General contractor); A. Deslauriers & Fils Ltee, 268 Lalemant, Quebec, P.Q., (General contractor); Raymond Hardware Ltd., 658 Craig St. West, Montreal, P.Q.; Freres Jobin Inc., 925 Ste. Therese, Quebec, P.Q., (General contractor); S. Savoie Ltee, Plessisville, Que., (General contractor); Mr. George L. Lennon, Inverness, Que., (General contractor); Mr. L. P. Pard, Plessisville, Que., (General contractor); Bergerville Estates Ltd., Quebec, Que., (General contractor); Wm. Lavallee Construction Ltd., Sherbrooke, Que., (General contractor); Alsco Products of Canada Ltd., 191 Ashtonbee Road, Scarborough, Ont.; R. E. Stewart Construction Corporation, 862 Wellington St., Sherbrooke, Que., (General contractor); Eugene Marcoux, Sherbrooke, Que., (General contractor).

Topic:   ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PUBLIC BUILDING TENDERS, PLESSISVILLE, QUE.
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April 10, 1957

Mr. Lafoniaine:

1. Under the agreement concerning assistance to vocational schools, what annual amount has been allocated to the province of Quebec as assistance to vocational schools without university status?

2. During the period from April 1, 1945 to date, what amount did the province of Quebec receive from the federal government as assistance to the various types of vocational schools?

Topic:   STARRED QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   VOCATIONAL SCHOOL ASSISTANCE, QUEBEC
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