Andrew George BLAIR

BLAIR, The Hon. Andrew George, P.C., K.C.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
City of St. John (New Brunswick)
Birth Date
March 7, 1844
Deceased Date
January 25, 1907
Website
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=26662264-1d8d-4546-8cd0-5b0cea432119&Language=E&Section=ALL
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=26662264-1d8d-4546-8cd0-5b0cea432119&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
lawyer, lecturer

Parliamentary Career

August 25, 1896 - October 9, 1900
LIB
  Sunbury--Queen's (New Brunswick)
  • Minister of Railways and Canals (July 20, 1896 - July 20, 1903)
November 7, 1900 - September 29, 1904
LIB
  City of St. John (New Brunswick)
  • Minister of Railways and Canals (July 20, 1896 - July 20, 1903)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 41)


March 26, 1909

Mr. BLAIR.

My hon. friend from North Toronto mentioned this particularly to me and said that if it came up he would like to have it stand over.

Topic:   SUPPLY.
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April 21, 1904

Ron. Mr. BLAIR.

All they would have to give us or all that they might give us.

Then a gentleman of the name of Talbot says :

.hut suppose they were not anxious to give u to you ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   P-E.I.RY.-MURRAY HARBOUR BRANCH.
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October 22, 1903

Hon. Mr. BLAIR.

Lest there be any misapprehension, I may be permitted to say that the House of Commons managers agreed that amendments 5, 6, and 7, of the Senate should be accepted. There was a modification, however, agreed upon by the Senate, accepted by the managers on behalf of this House, that section 5 of the original Bill was to be restored with some slight verbal alterations. That will appear in the report which the Minister of Justice will submit to the House in writing.

Topic:   SUPPLY-CONCURRENCE.
Subtopic:   RAILWAY ACT1. 1903-CONFERENCE WITH THE SENATE.
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October 22, 1903

Hon. Mr. BLAIR.

While I do that and may avow at once that I have very strong sympathy with the policy of providing a pension system for the employees on the

Mr. GOURLE7.

Intercolonial, I confess that I do not at the moment see any very close relevancy between the subject of the Quebec bridge and the subject of a pension system for the Intercolonial.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   QUEBEC BRIDGE AGREEMENT.
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October 22, 1903

Hon. Mr. BLAIR.

I have to make suitable acknowledgments to my hon. friend (Mr. Gourley) for his kind and compli-mentai'y reference to myself personally.

Mr. GOURLEiY. They were the truth, Sir.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   QUEBEC BRIDGE AGREEMENT.
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