Levi William HUMPHREY

HUMPHREY, Levi William

Personal Data

Party
Progressive
Constituency
Kootenay West (British Columbia)
Birth Date
April 29, 1881
Deceased Date
September 19, 1947
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Levi_William_Humphrey
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=0aac5de8-61d9-4b82-aec4-a8fad4fe5f22&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
locomotive engineer

Parliamentary Career

December 6, 1921 - September 5, 1925
PRO
  Kootenay West (British Columbia)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 30)


June 25, 1925

Mr. HUMPHREY:

I endorse the remarks made by the hon. member (Mr. Neill) and I take this opportunity of supporting the amendment that has been proposed, I cannot agree with the Minister of Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment in the opinion that to withhold the franchise from the orientals would constitute a reflection on returned men for the reasons that have been stated. I do not know whether the hon. member for Comox-Albemi has touched upon the point or not, as I was not in

Elections Act

the chamber when the question was introduced; but the legislation in British Columbia was due to the united efforts of the returned men in the legislature, and the recommendations brought in by them to the effect that the franchise should not be extended to Asiatics1. It met with the unanimous approval of the legislature. It is a well known fact that this question has been the subject of considerable debate and consideration in British Columbia, and the result sought to be attained by this amendment would be endorsed by all the people of the province.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DOMINION ELECTIONS ACT AMENDMENT .
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June 24, 1925

Mr. HUMPHREY:

Has any consideration been given to claims of Canadians who enlisted during the past war and who lost to some extent on the rate of exchange between this country and Great Britain?

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE
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June 24, 1925

Mr. HUMPHREY:

How many officers are there of all ranks in British Columbia?

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE
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June 24, 1925

Mr. HUMPHREY:

Has any decision been arrived at by the department in that connection?

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE
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June 24, 1925

Mr. HUMPHREY:

Has the department

received many claims in regard to the difference in the rate of exchange?

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE
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