Arthur LAING

LAING, The Hon. Arthur, P.C., B.S.A.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Vancouver South (British Columbia)
Birth Date
September 9, 1904
Deceased Date
February 13, 1975
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Laing
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=355fae5e-9d52-46cc-a5dd-2658a81a0ea7&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
businessman, manager, public affairs executive

Parliamentary Career

June 27, 1949 - April 30, 1953
LIB
  Vancouver South (British Columbia)
June 18, 1962 - February 6, 1963
LIB
  Vancouver South (British Columbia)
April 8, 1963 - September 8, 1965
LIB
  Vancouver South (British Columbia)
  • Minister of Northern Affairs and National Resources (April 22, 1963 - September 30, 1966)
November 8, 1965 - April 23, 1968
LIB
  Vancouver South (British Columbia)
  • Minister of Northern Affairs and National Resources (April 22, 1963 - September 30, 1966)
  • Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development (October 1, 1966 - April 19, 1968)
  • Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development (April 20, 1968 - July 5, 1968)
June 25, 1968 - September 1, 1972
LIB
  Vancouver South (British Columbia)
  • Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development (April 20, 1968 - July 5, 1968)
  • Minister of Public Works (July 6, 1968 - January 27, 1972)
  • Minister of Veterans Affairs (January 28, 1972 - November 26, 1972)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 5 of 502)


May 12, 1972

Hon. Arthur Laing (Minister of Veterans Affairs) moved

that Bill C-208, to amend the Pension Act, the War Veterans Allowance Act, the Civilian War Pensions and Allowance Act, the Children of War Dead (Education Assistance) Act and the Department of Veterans Affairs Act, to provide for the annual adjustment of pensions and allowances payable thereunder, be read the second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs.

May 12, 1972

Topic:   PENSION ACT, WAR VETERANS ALLOWANCE ACT AND OTHER ACTS AMENDMENT TO PROVIDE FOR ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT OF PENSIONS AND ALLOWANCES
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May 12, 1972

Mr. Laing:

This is indicative and confirms what I have been saying, that the studies we have undertaken thus far indicate to us the requirements that we are going to make when an application is made.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   PROPOSED MACKENZIE VALLEY PIPELINE-DECISION OF GOVERNMENT TO ACCEPT CONSTRUCTION APPLICATIONS
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May 12, 1972

Hon. Arthur Laing (Acting Prime Minister):

Mr. Speaker, as the hon. gentleman knows, there have been a series of studies of the ecological requirements. We have spent a great deal of money and a great deal of time as well as a great amount of human resources on such studies. We have come to the conclusion that at the present time these studies have proceeded to the point where we are prepared to extend an invitation to corporations or government agencies to build a pipeline in that area on the basis that we can thereafter establish the necessary requirements in respect of the ecological necessities based upon the studies we already have.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   PROPOSED MACKENZIE VALLEY PIPELINE-DECISION OF GOVERNMENT TO ACCEPT CONSTRUCTION APPLICATIONS
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May 12, 1972

Mr. Laing:

Mr. Speaker, if we were on the benches opposite, as we were years ago-

Topic:   ELECTIONS
Subtopic:   IMPLEMENTATION OF SPECIAL COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATIONS IN BILL TO BE INTRODUCED
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May 12, 1972

Mr. Laing:

Included in the letter which the Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources wrote to Mr. Morton was an invitation, because he said there should be no reason why regulatory and governmental considerations could not be given in an expeditious manner commencing with an application filed by the end of this year.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   PROPOSED MACKENZIE VALLEY PIPELINE-DECISION OF GOVERNMENT TO ACCEPT CONSTRUCTION APPLICATIONS
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