Bona ARSENAULT

ARSENAULT, Bona, C.M.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Bonaventure (Quebec)
Birth Date
October 4, 1903
Deceased Date
July 4, 1993
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bona_Arsenault
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=414611c5-593a-4084-9c41-ea6d6a98f438&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
author, business manager, editor, insurance agent, insurance broker, journalist, public relations officer

Parliamentary Career

June 11, 1945 - April 30, 1949
IND
  Bonaventure (Quebec)
June 27, 1949 - June 13, 1953
LIB
  Bonaventure (Quebec)
August 10, 1953 - April 12, 1957
LIB
  Bonaventure (Quebec)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 42)


April 11, 1957

Mr. Bona Arsenault (Bonaventure):

Mr. Speaker, I wish to direct a question to the Minister of Labour. Considering the fact that some 2,000 bush workers in eastern parts of Quebec, about 400 of whom are domiciled in Bonaventure county, have in recent months been disqualified from their unemployment insurance benefits on the ground that they had failed to apply for positions offered by the Quebec North Shore Company at Lake Ste. Anne in northern Quebec; and having excellent reasons to believe that in a great number of cases-

Topic:   REPORTED DISQUALIFICATION OF BUSH WORKERS
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April 11, 1957

Mr. Arsenault:

-such positions offered to these men, especially during the month of March, were not suitable, in accordance with section 59 of the Unemployment Insurance Act would the minister authorize a complete investigation into this matter by an independent and reliable body, in the hope that all our bush workers who have suffered injustices may be reinstated in their right to unemployment insurance benefits?

Topic:   REPORTED DISQUALIFICATION OF BUSH WORKERS
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April 10, 1957

Mr. Bona Arsenault (Bonaventure):

I should like to direct a question to the Minister of Agriculture. Owing to the almost prohibitive

Inquiries of the Ministry cost of fertilizers delivered to the farmers of eastern Quebec and the maritime provinces, a situation which is partly due to recent freight rate increases, would the minister consider a subsidy to cover the transportation costs of fertilizers purchased by farmers?

Right Hon, J. G. Gardiner (Minister of Agriculture): We have been giving consideration to the matter, Mr. Speaker, but I am afraid we are not in a position to take action before dissolution of parliament. We have not the full information with regard to the matter.

Topic:   FERTILIZERS
Subtopic:   REQUEST FOR SUBSIDY ON MOVEMENT TO EASTERN QUEBEC AND MARITIMES
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February 19, 1957

Mr. Bona Arsenault (Bonaventure):

When does the Minister of Justice expect that the report of the inquiry made into the prices paid to farmers and settlers for pulpwood shall be made public?

Topic:   COMBINES INVESTIGATION ACT
Subtopic:   PULPWOOD
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January 23, 1957

Mr. Bona Arsenault (Bona venture):

Mr. Speaker, I wish to direct a question to the Minister of National Revenue. Has the government, or the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, any plan to provide television service to the Bonaventure and Gaspe areas in eastern Quebec and to the adjoining sections of northern New Brunswick?

Inquiries of the Ministry

Topic:   TELEVISION
Subtopic:   BONAVENTURE AND GASPE
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