Georges Henri BOIVIN

BOIVIN, The Hon. Georges Henri, P.C., K.C., B.A.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Shefford (Quebec)
Birth Date
December 26, 1882
Deceased Date
August 7, 1926
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georges_Henri_Boivin
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=20153f1d-4d12-4d52-b34f-744ffb0e1cd0&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
lawyer

Parliamentary Career

September 21, 1911 - October 6, 1917
LIB
  Shefford (Quebec)
December 17, 1917 - October 4, 1921
L LIB
  Shefford (Quebec)
  • Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons (March 21, 1918 - October 4, 1921)
December 6, 1921 - September 5, 1925
LIB
  Shefford (Quebec)
October 29, 1925 - July 2, 1926
LIB
  Shefford (Quebec)
  • Minister of Customs and Excise (September 5, 1925 - June 28, 1926)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 2 of 699)


June 30, 1926

Mr. BOTVIN:

It is all very well for the leader of the government to rise in his place and with a gesture to the gallery say, "Gentlemen, you will certainly piass these estimates, because they are yours." I have not had time to examine the supptementanies, but I take the hon. member's word that the same condition exists in connection with them. So far as the main estimates are concerned, there is no doubt we take full responsibility for their preparation, and we hope the country will give us credit for the estimates as they are presented to the House. I ask my hon. friend now and the other hon. members of the newly formed government sitting around him, whether or not they will undertake to spend the money that we are voting to them to-night? That is a question to which the people of Canada are entitled to have an affirmative or negative reply. Therefore I think before we proceed further in rushing these estimates through at the rate of millions of dollars per hour we should have some assurance that the government is going to use every reasonable effort to expend the money voted according to the wishes of this House. Without that assurance I do not think we should continue at this headlong pace passing estimates which may never be expended.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   AMENDMENT RESPECTING FISCAL POLICY ENUNCIATED BY PRIME MINISTER
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June 25, 1926

Mr. BOIVIN:

They will be laid on the

table in the next ten minutes.

Topic:   THE DUNCAN REPORT
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June 25, 1926

Mr. BOTVIN:

Just as .soon as I can get

them. I was unaware that this motion was to be made.

Topic:   THE DUNCAN REPORT
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June 24, 1926

Mr. BOIVIN:

When it is proved by my hon. friend from the evidence taken before that committee, that the liquor was used for potable purposes, this government will take the responsibility and not before.

Topic:   A. 1925.
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June 24, 1926

Mr. BOIVIN:

I never spoke to Mr. Wilson until a long time after the Moses Aziz matter came before me, when I instructed him to send a message and have Moses Aziz incarcerated. You will find the instructions given through Mr. Blair, or through the chief preventive officer.

Topic:   A. 1925.
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