Matthew Henry COCHRANE

COCHRANE, The Hon. Matthew Henry

Personal Data

Party
No affiliation
Birth Date
November 11, 1823
Deceased Date
August 12, 1903
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matthew_Henry_Cochrane
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=4e157e62-894b-4062-8048-2a5a1c402f62&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
manufacturer, rancher

Parliamentary Career

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 106)


July 18, 1917

Mr. COOEKRANE:

But it is a voucher for the transportation. The conductor takes the number of it. How many of us know the numbers of our passes? I certainly do not know mine.

Topic:   P520 COMMONS
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April 23, 1917

Air. UOCHRANE:

No, to the Railway Committee of the House.

Topic:   RAILWAY ACT AMENDMENT.
Subtopic:   FREE TRANSPORTATION FOR PROVINCIAL LEGISLATORS.
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February 15, 1915

Mr. COOHRANE:

I know all about it. I was on the ground before the expropriation.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY-FREDERICTON LAND EXPROPRIATION.
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May 26, 1913

Mr. COCHEANE:

I may say to the hon. member for Eimouski (Mr. Boulay) that all the men on the Intercolonial railway belong to organizations-the trainmen,

enginemen, trackmen, and so on. When any punishment that is unfair is meted out to any of them, the organization is soon after the management to see that the matter is put right. I am perfectly willing to leave it to the organizations to say

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whether pustice has been done or not, because we have no word from them, although the accidents happened some time ago. When men get careless, lives are lost, and punishment must be meted out. If we let them go without punishment, the travelling public and the men themselves would not be protected. In reference to the doing away with the management board, and Mr. Caron, the appointment of a (French-speaking lawyer at Montreal or some other place on the road will take place very, shortly.

Topic:   SUPPLY.
Subtopic:   REVISED
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May 26, 1913

Mr. COCHEANE:

No tenders were called for. That was for pier No. 5, I think,

Topic:   SUPPLY.
Subtopic:   PERSONAL EXPLANATION-SIR WILFRID LAURIER.
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