Finlay MACDONALD

MACDONALD, Finlay, K.C., LL.B.

Personal Data

Party
Conservative (1867-1942)
Constituency
Cape Breton South (Nova Scotia)
Birth Date
November 17, 1866
Deceased Date
May 29, 1948
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Finlay_MacDonald_(politician)
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=177a65fd-a518-4af6-ae02-6b1b29546f4f&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
barrister

Parliamentary Career

October 29, 1925 - July 2, 1926
CON
  Cape Breton South (Nova Scotia)
September 14, 1926 - May 30, 1930
CON
  Cape Breton South (Nova Scotia)
July 28, 1930 - August 14, 1935
CON
  Cape Breton South (Nova Scotia)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 6 of 174)


May 23, 1935

The CHAIRMAN (Mr. MacDonald, Cape Breton):

An amendment has been proposed

to clause 2, as follows:

That section 2 of Bill 63 be amended by adding thereto subsection 2A:

2A. That in all employment arising out of the execution of such works and undertakings, whether under contract or by day labour (a) those most in need and available shall have first benefits from the employment to be created; (b) preference shall be given to unemployed and needy ex-service men and to unemployed and needy married men with dependents; (c) in no case shall discrimination be made in the employment of any person by reason of political

affiliation, race, or religious views; (d) where such works or undertakings are of a local character and the expenditure involved does not exceed $25,000, all persons employed shall be residents of the locality in which the work is to be performed; (e) it shall be the duty of the minister concerned to see that the provisions of this section are complied with and, in respect of works or undertakings done under contract, he shall be entitled to cancel the contracts forthwith in the event of any breach of such provisions by the contractor.

Topic:   PUBLIC WORKS PROGRAM
Subtopic:   WORKS, UNDERTAKINGS AND GUARANTEE OP RAIDWAY EQUIPMENT SECURITIES TO CREATE EMPLOYMENT
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May 22, 1935

Mr. MacDONALD (Cape Breton):

I was paired with the hon. member for Colchester (Mr. Urquhart). Had I voted, I would have voted to sustain the Speaker's ruling.

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF CAMPS
Subtopic:   MOTION TO ADJOURN THE HOUSE TO DISCUSS THE SITUATION IN VANCOUVER
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May 21, 1935

Mr. MacDONALD (Cape Breton):

There were two orders.

Topic:   CREATE EMPLOYMENT
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May 21, 1935

Mr. MacDONALD (Cape Breton):

I know my hon. friend wants to be fair. Of the 50,000 ton rail order nearly 40,000 tons have delivered and are now being laid on the lines of the Canadian National Railways west of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

Topic:   CREATE EMPLOYMENT
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May 21, 1935

Mir. MacDONALD (Cape-Breton):

They have all been taken out.

Topic:   CREATE EMPLOYMENT
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