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 4 of 127)


June 20, 1925

Mr. LEWIS:

As far as the inefficiency is concerned you can appoint men who have passed examinations successfully and yet may prove inefficient in practical work. I think that is quite true of every department of the government. However, if the Board of Grain Commissioners had inefficient men in their employ it was always open to them to appeal to the Civil Service Commission and they could have got rid of them in some way

Topic:   CANADA GRAIN ACT AMENDMENT
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June 20, 1925

Mr. LEWIS:

He is the general spokesman for this side. [DOT]

Topic:   DOMINION ELECTIONS ACT AMENDMENT
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June 19, 1925

Mr. LEWIS:

I notice that the hon. member (Mr. Sutherland) has made the statement that money is being spent everywhere indiscriminately. I want to tell him that no reckless expenditures are being made in the three prairie provinces.

Topic:   SUPPLY PUBLIC WORKS
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June 19, 1925

Mr. LEWIS:

The heated condition of the chamber is possibly due to the humidity, and I suggest that the dropping of cold water on the air before it is admitted may increase that humidity and add to the oppressiveness.

Topic:   SUPPLY PUBLIC WORKS
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June 19, 1925

Mr. LEWIS:

You are just carving now

those for the memorial chamber?

Topic:   SUPPLY PUBLIC WORKS
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