Thomas George MCBRIDE

MCBRIDE, Thomas George

Personal Data

Party
Progressive
Constituency
Cariboo (British Columbia)
Birth Date
August 5, 1867
Deceased Date
June 15, 1950
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_George_McBride
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=3ad56615-f402-49df-a834-aa4862c1d7c4&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
farmer

Parliamentary Career

December 6, 1921 - September 5, 1925
PRO
  Cariboo (British Columbia)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 2 of 77)


June 24, 1925

Mr. McBRIDE:

Absolutely no. As I say, both the government and the prohibition people as well as those who have the interests of the province at heart have demanded this legislation in order to put a stop to the traffic in liquor which is going on between the province and the United States. This traffic is creating a hard feeling between the United States and the people of British Columbia, and indeed, of Canada as a whole, and it is felt that this government is responsible for it. If this legislation is carried it will end the traffic, and as the people of the province are asking for it I see no reason why it should not be adopted.

Motion agreed to and the House went into committee. Mr. Gordon in the chair.

On section 1-Importation of intoxicating liquor prohibited.

Topic:   CANADA TEMPERANCE ACT AMENDMENT
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June 24, 1925

Mr. T. G. McBRIDE (Cariboo):

It is said that there has been no plebiscite in British Columbia on this question, but that is not correct. There was a plebiscite and it carried by the largest majority ever secured on any question voted upon by the people of that province. The people gave the government

control over the liquor question and unless this legislation is passed that government will not have that control. The provincial government wants this legislation enacted and the people want it.

Topic:   CANADA TEMPERANCE ACT AMENDMENT
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June 24, 1925

Mr. McBRIDE:

I think that is an insult- to our officers who went overseas and did splendid service, and I do not think it should be allowed to pass unchallenged in this House.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE
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June 24, 1925

Mr. McBRIDE:

The bootleggers.

Topic:   CANADA TEMPERANCE ACT AMENDMENT
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June 24, 1925

Mr. McBRIDE:

The government of British Columbia represent the people of that province, and the leader of that government was down here and asking for this legislation. They seemed to think that unless this legislation passed they could not control liquor there as they would wish to. Why should we quibble over these things when the government which represents British Columbia ask for this legislation?

Topic:   CANADA TEMPERANCE ACT AMENDMENT
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