Roméo LEBLANC

LEBLANC, The Right Hon. Roméo, P.C., C.C., C.M.M., O.N.B., C.D., B.A., B.Ed.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Westmorland--Kent (New Brunswick)
Birth Date
December 18, 1927
Deceased Date
June 24, 2009
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roméo_LeBlanc
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=2c59ff15-0f47-43c6-8c66-2693d08ea867&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
correspondent, journalist, lecturer, teacher

Parliamentary Career

October 30, 1972 - May 9, 1974
LIB
  Westmorland--Kent (New Brunswick)
July 8, 1974 - March 26, 1979
LIB
  Westmorland--Kent (New Brunswick)
  • Minister of State (Fisheries) (August 8, 1974 - September 13, 1976)
  • Minister of the Environment (December 5, 1975 - January 21, 1976)
  • Minister of the Environment (July 1, 1976 - September 13, 1976)
  • Minister of the Environment (September 14, 1976 - April 1, 1979)
May 22, 1979 - December 14, 1979
LIB
  Westmorland--Kent (New Brunswick)
  • Minister of Fisheries and Oceans (April 2, 1979 - June 3, 1979)
February 18, 1980 - July 9, 1984
LIB
  Westmorland--Kent (New Brunswick)
  • Minister of Fisheries and Oceans (March 3, 1980 - September 29, 1982)
  • Minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (September 30, 1982 - June 29, 1984)
  • Minister of Public Works (September 30, 1982 - June 29, 1984)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 276)


June 29, 1984

Hon. Romeo LeBlanc (Minister of Public Works):

1. Yes. (a) The Committee on Design advises the NCC on the discharge of its duties with regard to approving designs of buildings and other works of federal lands in the National Capital Region; this mandate relates to siting, erection, alteration and extension of such buildings and works.

Name (ii) Occupation (iii) TermDimitri Dimakopoulos Montreal, Quebec Architect and Urban Designer One year, renewable annually for a maximum of five yearsClaude Belzile Quebec, Quebec Architect Michael Hough Toronto, Ontario Landscape Architect Andrew B. Lynch Halifax, Nova Scotia Architect D. John Moore Vancouver, British Columbia Architect and Urban Designer Takao Tanabe Parksville, British Columbia Artist A. Jack Diamond Toronto, Ontario Architect and Urban Designer William T. Perks Calgary, Alberta Engineer and Environmental Designer Eva Vecsei Montreal, Quebec Architect and Urban Designer Alexander E. Rattray Winnipeg, Manitoba Landscape Architect Charles G. Smith Calgary, Alberta Lawyer Phillip M. Reynolds Winnipeg, Manitoba Architect

June 29, 1984

(c) (i) The Committee members receive remuneration as follows: $200 per day or $100 per half day for attendance at meetings and time spent in performing special assignments approved by the Commission, a travel time allowance of not less than $50 plus $25 per hour for any number of hours exceeding two to a maximum of $400 per return trip, reasonable travelling and other expenses are reimbursed.

(ii) For 1983-84, Committee members received remuneration of $35,200 and were reimbursed travel expenses of $35,675.

(d) No other direct funding is provided. However, certain secretariat costs, such as office supplies, stationery, etc., are covered by the National Capital Commission budget.

2. (a) Seven times, (b) There is not set minimum limit to the number of times the Committee should meet, (c) The Committee reviewed various items pursuant to its mandate, (d) The Committee does not publish reports or recommendations.

Topic:   POINT OF ORDER
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
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June 29, 1984

Hon. Romeo LeBlanc (Minister of Public Works):

June 29, 1984

Order Paper Questions

(ii) For 1983-84, committee members received remuneration of $12,125 and were reimbursed travel expenses of $8,016.

(d) No other direct funding is provided. Elowever, certain secretariat costs, such as office supplies, stationery, etc., are covered by the National Capital Commission budget.

2. (a) Five times, (b) There is no set minimum limit to the number of times the Committee should meet, (c) The Committee reviewed various items pursuant to its mandate, (d) The Committee does not publish reports or recommendations.

Topic:   POINT OF ORDER
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
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June 29, 1984

Hon. Romeo LeBlanc (Minister of Public Works):

1. Yes. (a) The Committee advises the NCC on matters relating to major real property transactions including acquisition, disposals, leases and easements in the National Capital Region. In addition, the Committee advises on other matters concerning real property management, particularly in the area of policy development.

Name (ii) Occupation (iii) TermGeorges Couillard Lac Megantic, Quebec Real Estate Advisor One year, renewable annually for a maximum of five yearsJames Butler Toronto, Ontario Real Estate Advisor Joseph H. Chung Montreal, Quebec Urban economist M. J. Fitzgerald Ottawa, Ontario Agriculture Specialist William Assad Gatineau, Quebec Businessman Edmund Nesbitt Ottawa, Ontario Real Estate " "James William Parker St. John's, Newfoundland Businessman " "Robert Frechette Ste-Foy, Quebec Real Estate Advisor n nWilliam Patrick Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Contractor Monica Becott Prince George, British Columbia Alderman Armand Turpin Hull, Quebec Businessman " "

(c) (i) The Committee members receive remuneration as follows: $200 per day or $100 per half day for attendance at meetings and time spent in performing special assignments approved by the Commission, a travel time allowance of not less than $50 plus $25 per hour for any number of hours

exceeding two to a maximum of $400 per return trip, reasonable travelling and other expenses are reimbursed.

(ii) For 1983-84, Committee members received remuneration of $14,500 and were reimbursed travel expenses of $13,113.

(d) No other direct funding is provided. However, certain secretariat costs, such as office supplies, stationery, etc., are covered by the National Capital Commission budget.

2. (a) Four times, (b) There is no set minimum limit to the number of times the Committee should meet, (c) The Committee reviewed various items pursuant to its mandate, (d) The Committee does not publish reports or recommendations.

Topic:   POINT OF ORDER
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
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June 28, 1984

Hon. Romeo LeBlanc (Minister of Public Works):

1. (a)

The federal Government entered into a Canada-New Brunswick Subsidiary Agreement under the General Development Agreement on a 80/20 cost sharing basis with the federal contribution not to exceed $8,000,000. Of this amount approximately $825,000 was expended in 1983/84.

(b) Funding for this project was made available under the Special Recovery Capital Projects Program announced in the April 19, 1983 budget. At the time the program was announced, it was anticipated that the Government would be requested to contribute to the revitalization of the downtown core of Moncton. This was confirmed on August 4, 1983 when representatives of the City of Moncton met with the Minister of Public Works Canada and senior officials of the Department of Regional Industrial Expansion, Public Works Canada and the Ministry of State for Economic and Regional Development to present their "Revitalization of Downtown Moncton Plan" and to request financial assistance.

2. The responsibility for the Moncton Core Revitalization Subsidiary Agreement was transferred to Public Works Canada.

Topic:   FARM PRODUCTS MARKETING AGENCIES ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
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June 27, 1984

Hon. Romeo LeBlanc (Minister of Public Works):

1. (a)

Public Works Canada contracted for the laying of carpet in the third and fourth floor hallways of the West Block at the request of the House of Commons administration. This installation was rendered as a tenant service paid from House of Commons funds, (b) Director of Logistics, House of Commons. (c) $22,100.

2. Invited tenders were called in accordance with the Government contracts regulations, (a) Not applicable, (b) (i) Contractors were invited to bid with names being taken from the Regional Contractors Index, (ii) and (iii) Carpet Fair Ltd., $22,100. (awarded contract); Armenia Rug, $22,881.73.

3. The House of Commons administration intends in the future to proceed with the installation of carpet on the second floor corridor and on the east corridor of the first floor of the West Block.

Topic:   INDIAN SELF-GOVERNMENT ACT
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
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