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 7 of 77)


May 20, 1925

Mr. McBRIDE:

I was going to add a

word to what the hon. Minister of Labour said in connection with unemployment. I have in my hand a clipping from a paper which says:

Fourteen hundred men wanted to do harvest work on

the prairies.

Wages from four to five dollars a day.

Still remain 150 men walking the streets of Winnipeg unemployed.

Does * that look as if these people want to work? There is always a certain class of people who will not work, no matter what ithe conditions are. I am rather surprised this afternoon to hear some of my friends to my right apeak on this question. One class of them says that the immigration is all going to the United States. The hon. member for Burrard (Mr. Clark) wants the government to put in force legislation to enable these people to come back. I think if the people are coming back to take up citizenship in Canada again to the extent that the hon. member for Burrard suggests, it speaks volumes for this government.

Supply-I mm igra tion

Topic:   IMMIGRATION AND COLONIZATION
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May 15, 1925

Mr. McBRIDE:

Was not that vote passed just before the last election?

Topic:   DIVORCE
Subtopic:   EQUALITY OF GROUNDS FOR RELIEF AS BETWEEN THE SEXES
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May 15, 1925

Mr. McBRIDE:

Absolutely not.

Topic:   DIVORCE
Subtopic:   EQUALITY OF GROUNDS FOR RELIEF AS BETWEEN THE SEXES
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May 15, 1925

Mr. McBRIDE:

This assay office is very

important for Vancouver. Why should people have to go to Seattle and spend their money there -when they come down with gold from the Yukon and Cariboo? This office in Vancouver not only refines gold, but if any person has any gold in the way of brooches or anything of that sort the assay office will tell them the exact value of it, and purchase it if it is for sale, they can get it refined there also for a small fee. It is one of the most important institutions we have in Vancouver from a business standpoint.

Topic:   DIVORCE
Subtopic:   EQUALITY OF GROUNDS FOR RELIEF AS BETWEEN THE SEXES
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May 12, 1925

Mr. McBRIDE:

The hon. member for East Toronto (Mr. Ryckman) has referred to the people in this section of the House as paying no taxe3. He seems to think that the Progressives do not pay any taxes, and he refers to the people of Toronto as the ones who pay the taxes. I am a farmer, and I might say that I paid last year over $12,000 in taxes.

Topic:   WAYS AND MEANS CUSTOMS TARIFF, 1907, AMENDMENT
Subtopic:   THE SPECIAL WAR REVENUE ACT 1915, AMENDMENT
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