Thomas F. DONNELLY

DONNELLY, Thomas F., M.A., M.D., C.M.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Wood Mountain (Saskatchewan)
Birth Date
January 1, 1874
Deceased Date
October 9, 1948
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Donnelly_(politician)
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=47969277-16b5-4c4d-8952-7027b8806eb1&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
physician, principal, teacher

Parliamentary Career

October 29, 1925 - July 2, 1926
LIB
  Willow Bunch (Saskatchewan)
September 14, 1926 - May 30, 1930
LIB
  Willow Bunch (Saskatchewan)
July 28, 1930 - August 14, 1935
LIB
  Willow Bunch (Saskatchewan)
October 14, 1935 - January 25, 1940
LIB
  Wood Mountain (Saskatchewan)
March 26, 1940 - April 16, 1945
LIB
  Wood Mountain (Saskatchewan)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 65)


March 2, 1944

Mr. T. F. DONNELLY (Wood Mountain):

Some time ago the Minister of Trade and Commerce announced in the house that he expected to increase the quota for western wheat to eighteen bushels to the acre. When does he expect to do it7

Topic:   AMENDMENT OP REGULATIONS RESPECTING DELIVERY QUOTAS
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May 28, 1943

Mr. T. F. DONNELLY (Wood Mountain) moved:

That the first report of the standing committee on agriculture and colonization, presented to the house on Wednesday, May 26, be concurred in.

Topic:   AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE
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March 25, 1943

Mr. DONNELLY:

The hon. member for Broadview. I do not know what he is complaining about. As to the correctness of the rest of the statement, I leave it to the house.

Topic:   PRIVILEGE-MR. DONNELLY REFERENCE TO REMARKS OF MEMBER FOR BROADVIEW ON QUESTION OF PRIVILEGE ON MARCH 24
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March 25, 1943

Mr. T. F. DONNELLY (Wood Mountain):

Yesterday the hon. member for Broadview spoke in the house as follows, as reported at page 1516 of Hansard:

I wish to call to the attention of the house a speech made on March 22 by a friend of mine, the hon. member for Wood Mountain (Mr. Donnelly). I should like to read the words about which I complain, which appear at page 1447 of Hansard, and then to say a few words in order to indicate that the hon. gentleman has made a grave error. The hon. member said: "Let me turn for a moment to other members of the government. I remember back in 1927 and 1928 or thereabouts when our navy consisted of the Rainbow and the Niobe, the hon. member for Broadview (Mr. Church) spoke in this house and referred to our navy as consisting of these two ships and he asked: Where is our fleet now? And he answered in derision: Tied up in a garage at Halifax. Ah, but he does not say that now. Our fleet is to-day doing a man-sized job, sailing and patrolling the seven seas, and we are all proud of it. It is doing forty per cent of the convoy work in the north Atlantic. We are proud of our navy and the work it is doing, and hon. gentlemen do not deride it and poke fun at it to-day as they did in 1927 and 1928. It has grown from the two ships we had then to the splendid fleet we have now."

The hon. member then goes on to say: Not one word in the paragraph is correct.

I do not know what he is complaining about. Further down on the same page he is reported as follows:

My remarks about Halifax were made on June 21, 1926, at which time I said that if we were going to become an independent country under the statute of Westminster any foreign fleet might sail up the St. Lawrence and we could not oppose it because our navy might be locked up in a garage at Halifax.

I turn now to Hansard of February 1, 1928, at page 103, where I find the following:

We have a contemptible little navy which hugs the shores, never leaves our coasts, and for the past year has been locked up in a garage at Halifax.

Topic:   PRIVILEGE-MR. DONNELLY REFERENCE TO REMARKS OF MEMBER FOR BROADVIEW ON QUESTION OF PRIVILEGE ON MARCH 24
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March 22, 1943

Mr. DONNELLY:

The Budget-Mr. Donnelly

Topic:   THE BUDGET
Subtopic:   DEBATE ON THE ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENT OF THE MINISTER OF FINANCE
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