Arthur John LEWIS

LEWIS, Arthur John, B.D.

Personal Data

Party
Progressive
Constituency
Swift Current (Saskatchewan)
Birth Date
March 12, 1879
Deceased Date
November 8, 1961
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_John_Lewis
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=4516a7aa-6abd-49e2-b507-6d82ce31249d&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
clergyperson, manager, secretary

Parliamentary Career

December 6, 1921 - September 5, 1925
PRO
  Swift Current (Saskatchewan)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 127)


June 24, 1925

Mr. LEWIS:

These works are chargeable

to collection of revenue. Does this service nearly pay for itself?

Topic:   RAILWAYS AND CANALS
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June 24, 1925

Mr. LEWIS:

I do not think that is a question. The hon. gentleman has a right to speak and when I have finished, he can. I am not afraid of questions, but I do not think much of an idealism that evaporates into eternal nothingness. I hate war just as much as anyone else, but I believe it is easy enough to go along with popular opinion.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE
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June 24, 1925

Mr. LEWIS:

Is the hon. member asking a question?

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE
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June 24, 1925

Mr. LEWIS:

It is with diffidence that I

rise to say a few words on this item. It is much easier to follow the line of least resistance or to sail on the wave of popular opinion, but at the same time I think a person has a certain responsibility. Arguments have been advanced against cadet training. The only thing that I am sorry for is that I happen to live in a part of Canada where there is no cadet training and I am the father of five boys.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE
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June 24, 1925

Mr. LEWIS:

Is it not about time the government started to reconstruct rather than to keep it in repair?

Topic:   RAILWAYS AND CANALS
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