William MULOCK

MULOCK, The Right Hon. Sir William, P.C., B.A., M.A.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
York North (Ontario)
Birth Date
January 19, 1843
Deceased Date
October 1, 1944
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Mulock
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=3fbbf99b-cf52-4821-bdc6-2ec9565a294a&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
lawyer

Parliamentary Career

June 20, 1882 - January 15, 1887
LIB
  York North (Ontario)
February 22, 1887 - February 3, 1891
LIB
  York North (Ontario)
March 5, 1891 - April 24, 1896
LIB
  York North (Ontario)
June 23, 1896 - October 9, 1900
LIB
  York North (Ontario)
  • Postmaster General (July 13, 1896 - October 15, 1905)
  • Minister of Labour (January 1, 1900 - October 15, 1905)
July 30, 1896 - October 9, 1900
LIB
  York North (Ontario)
  • Postmaster General (July 13, 1896 - October 15, 1905)
  • Minister of Labour (January 1, 1900 - October 15, 1905)
November 7, 1900 - September 29, 1904
LIB
  York North (Ontario)
  • Postmaster General (July 13, 1896 - October 15, 1905)
  • Minister of Labour (January 1, 1900 - October 15, 1905)
November 3, 1904 - September 17, 1908
LIB
  York North (Ontario)
  • Postmaster General (July 13, 1896 - October 15, 1905)
  • Minister of Labour (January 1, 1900 - October 15, 1905)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 355 of 356)


February 27, 1901

Mr. MULOCK.

A question here arises with respect to goods manufactured by convict labour, and the prices at which they are put upon the market. The government are calculating the price at convict rates, and are placing convict labour in competition with free labour. There is a large question involved; and I do not wish to enter into it now, but I want to be sure as to what is the practice of the government.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   COMMOXS
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February 27, 1901

Mr. MULOCK.

Is that calculated as free labour, or as convict labour? [DOT]

[ Sir JOHN THOMPSON. As convict labour, 50 cents per day, because their hours are shorter and work lighter than free labour. The product is sold at a price coveiing tlie cost of the material, also interest on the expenditure for plant, allowance for deterioration, and everything that enters into the calculation of a private manufacturer.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   COMMOXS
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February 27, 1901

Mr. MULOCK.

I should like to ask if binding twine is being sold under ccst?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   COMMOXS
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February 26, 1901

Mr. MULOCK.

Topic:   SUPPLY-THE CORONATION OATH.
Subtopic:   VISIT OF THEIR ROYAL HIGHNESSES THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF CORNWALL AND YORK.
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February 26, 1901

Mr. MULOCK.

vice has cost the country, and it is not an accurate statement, whether it occurs under Liberal or Conservative auspices, to exclude the cost of the service rendered by the police in carrying the mails from any statement as to the cost of the postal service. That was proportionately a very small affair until the Yukon was developed, but, after that, and under the hon. gentleman's regime, it was a very considerable matter. There is no question about that, because we can see what ail enormous amount the police have cost. There is this singular coincidence about that, regardless as to whether one or both parties pursued that system of making a statement to this House as to what each service lias cost, that it does not appear in regard to other departments. For instance, if the Marine Department, or the Department of Public Works, rendered a service to the Customs Department in connection with their vessels and matters of that kind, we find these charges are made by one department against the other for the service showing what each particular charge was, and what each service cost the country. It is a matter of book-keeping, it all comes out of one purse, but the statement would not be accurate, unless the books were kept in that way. That system obtains between all the departments, I think, but not in the Post Office Department, and the hon. gentleman's boast, a large part of it, perhaps, justifiable today in regard to the buoyant condition of matters in connection witli the postal service which he has been able to make, would be materially affected if lie had disclosed the whole of the facts, and had not desired to exclude from the cost of the postal service a large amount that was paid out to the police which does not appear in the statement which he has made.

Topic:   SUPPLY-THE CORONATION OATH.
Subtopic:   VISIT OF THEIR ROYAL HIGHNESSES THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF CORNWALL AND YORK.
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