Agar Rodney ADAMSON

ADAMSON, Agar Rodney

Personal Data

Party
Progressive Conservative
Constituency
York West (Ontario)
Birth Date
November 8, 1901
Deceased Date
April 8, 1954
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agar_Rodney_Adamson
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=3f27b0a5-3b86-4f3a-8bab-f44a940c0742&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
mining engineer

Parliamentary Career

March 26, 1940 - December 10, 1942
CON
  York West (Ontario)
December 11, 1942 - April 16, 1945
PC
  York West (Ontario)
June 11, 1945 - April 30, 1949
PC
  York West (Ontario)
June 27, 1949 - June 13, 1953
PC
  York West (Ontario)
August 10, 1953 - April 12, 1957
PC
  York West (Ontario)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 578 of 582)


May 30, 1940

Mr. ADAMSON:

We are trying to help, not hinder, by getting this information, because there is some unrest. I know that is true. I get letters about it daily.

Topic:   MUNITIONS AND SUPPLY
Subtopic:   LOAN OF $750,000,000 TO MEET LOANS OR OBLIGATIONS, TO PURCHASE UNMATURED SECURITIES, AND FOR PUBLIC WORKS AND GENERAL PURPOSES
Full View Permalink

May 30, 1940

Mr. ADAMSON:

This is not Germany, I would have my hon. friend understand.

Topic:   MUNITIONS AND SUPPLY
Subtopic:   LOAN OF $750,000,000 TO MEET LOANS OR OBLIGATIONS, TO PURCHASE UNMATURED SECURITIES, AND FOR PUBLIC WORKS AND GENERAL PURPOSES
Full View Permalink

May 30, 1940

Mr. ADAMSON:

Yes, it says:

A certain modification has to be made in the same manner in which it is being made in England. This is being proceeded with as quickly as possible.

Have these guns been manufactured, or have they not? That is the question which I think the minister should answer. It is only justifiable that he should answer it.

Government Loan-Point of Order

Topic:   MUNITIONS AND SUPPLY
Subtopic:   LOAN OF $750,000,000 TO MEET LOANS OR OBLIGATIONS, TO PURCHASE UNMATURED SECURITIES, AND FOR PUBLIC WORKS AND GENERAL PURPOSES
Full View Permalink

May 30, 1940

Mr. ADAMSON:

And the minister went on to say that there have been some modifications-

Topic:   MUNITIONS AND SUPPLY
Subtopic:   LOAN OF $750,000,000 TO MEET LOANS OR OBLIGATIONS, TO PURCHASE UNMATURED SECURITIES, AND FOR PUBLIC WORKS AND GENERAL PURPOSES
Full View Permalink

May 30, 1940

Mr. ADAMSON:

Yes. It continues:

He has referred to a grave unrest arising from certain rumours which he has heard regarding the Bren gun. May I say to him now, in the light of the statement I made this afternoon, that I know of no cause whatever for grave unrest with respect to the production of Bren guns. On the contrary, we anticipate that delivery will be well in advance of schedule.

Topic:   MUNITIONS AND SUPPLY
Subtopic:   LOAN OF $750,000,000 TO MEET LOANS OR OBLIGATIONS, TO PURCHASE UNMATURED SECURITIES, AND FOR PUBLIC WORKS AND GENERAL PURPOSES
Full View Permalink