Alastair William GILLESPIE

GILLESPIE, The Hon. Alastair William, P.C., O.C., B.Comm., M.A., M. Comm.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Etobicoke (Ontario)
Birth Date
May 1, 1922
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alastair_Gillespie
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=42384049-a834-4ef3-a8b5-1d7a39c20ca8&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
business executive

Parliamentary Career

June 25, 1968 - September 1, 1972
LIB
  Etobicoke (Ontario)
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board (October 1, 1970 - August 11, 1971)
  • Minister of State for Science and Technology (August 12, 1971 - November 26, 1972)
October 30, 1972 - May 9, 1974
LIB
  Etobicoke (Ontario)
  • Minister of State for Science and Technology (August 12, 1971 - November 26, 1972)
  • Minister of Industry, Trade and Commerce (November 27, 1972 - September 25, 1975)
July 8, 1974 - March 26, 1979
LIB
  Etobicoke (Ontario)
  • Minister of Industry, Trade and Commerce (November 27, 1972 - September 25, 1975)
  • Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources (September 26, 1975 - June 3, 1979)
  • Minister of State for Science and Technology (November 24, 1978 - June 3, 1979)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 4 of 647)


March 20, 1979

Mr. Gillespie:

You didn't look at the motion yesterday.

Topic:   ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic:   BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE
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March 20, 1979

Mr. Gillespie:

Where is it?

Topic:   GOVERNMENT ORDERS
Subtopic:   ENERGY SUPPLIES EMERGENCY ACT, 1979 MEASURE TO CONSERVE STOCKS
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March 20, 1979

Mr. Gillespie:

Who? Name them.

Topic:   GOVERNMENT ORDERS
Subtopic:   ENERGY SUPPLIES EMERGENCY ACT, 1979 MEASURE TO CONSERVE STOCKS
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March 19, 1979

Mr. Gillespie:

Mr. Speaker, I believe that the findings of the National Energy Board with respect to increases in gas reserves are, on the whole, probably conservative. That seems to be the view of many who have knowledge of the situation. I believe that by introducing two additional deliverability tests, the National Energy Board has protected Canada against any premature or excessive export of gas which has been found surplus to domestic needs.

I have also stated that I believe exportable surplus can be used for the benefit of Canada in making economically viable a gas pipeline and the movement of gas to eastern Canada and markets not now served by Canadian gas, and by so doing reduce our dependence on foreign oil.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   POSSIBILITY THAT EXXON SUPPLIED BIASED INFORMATION TO NATIONAL ENERGY BOARD
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March 19, 1979

Mr. Gillespie:

Thank you for your assistance, Mr. Speaker. I recognize, as we all have in this House, that when we deal with the really gut issues involving Petro-Canada the official opposition squirms and gets very uncomfortable. I suppose the

March 19, 1979

reason they heckle is that it takes their minds off their discomfort. We saw another example of that a moment ago when I accused the House leader for the opposition of sharing the view of the Leader of the Official Opposition. I can understand his discomfort because the Leader of the Opposition said yesterday that they were going to be moving out of Petro-Canada as an instrument.

Topic:   GOVERNMENT ORDERS
Subtopic:   ENERGY SUPPLIES EMERGENCY ACT, 1979 MEASURE TO CONSERVE STOCKS
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