Gerald Grattan MCGEER

MCGEER, The Hon. Gerald Grattan, K.C.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Vancouver--Burrard (British Columbia)
Birth Date
January 6, 1888
Deceased Date
August 11, 1947
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerry_McGeer
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=1fa5151a-cf60-4833-969e-dab41c2525c1&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
barrister

Parliamentary Career

October 14, 1935 - January 25, 1940
LIB
  Vancouver--Burrard (British Columbia)
March 26, 1940 - April 16, 1945
LIB
  Vancouver--Burrard (British Columbia)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 7 of 146)


August 12, 1944

Mr. McGEER:

What has the bank of

Montreal in its hidden reserves, and of what do they consist?

Topic:   BANK ACT AMENDMENT
Subtopic:   CONDITIONS GOVERNING TEN-YEAR EXTENSION OF BANK CHARTERS
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August 12, 1944

Mr. McGEER:

I do not think the minister would agree with that.

Topic:   BANK ACT AMENDMENT
Subtopic:   CONDITIONS GOVERNING TEN-YEAR EXTENSION OF BANK CHARTERS
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August 12, 1944

Mr. McGEER:

Not at all, but that is a

very simple question, and you can give me an answer.

Topic:   BANK ACT AMENDMENT
Subtopic:   CONDITIONS GOVERNING TEN-YEAR EXTENSION OF BANK CHARTERS
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August 12, 1944

Mr. McGEER:

Then why hide it?

Topic:   BANK ACT AMENDMENT
Subtopic:   CONDITIONS GOVERNING TEN-YEAR EXTENSION OF BANK CHARTERS
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August 12, 1944

Mr. McGEER:

We get these just the same, whether we pay interest or not. They have nothing to do with the interest item itself; they are independent revenues of the government, and if we were issuing our own money we would get these revenues in exactly the same way as we are doing now.

Topic:   BANK ACT AMENDMENT
Subtopic:   CONDITIONS GOVERNING TEN-YEAR EXTENSION OF BANK CHARTERS
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