Ralph Bronson COWAN

COWAN, Ralph Bronson, B.A., B.J.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
York--Humber (Ontario)
Birth Date
May 6, 1902
Deceased Date
April 21, 1990
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ralph_Cowan
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=59a069df-b395-42e0-8bbe-1cd082c90611&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
journalist, manager

Parliamentary Career

June 18, 1962 - February 6, 1963
LIB
  York--Humber (Ontario)
April 8, 1963 - September 8, 1965
LIB
  York--Humber (Ontario)
November 8, 1965 - April 23, 1968
LIB
  York--Humber (Ontario)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 174 of 175)


November 8, 1962

Mr. Ralph B. Cowan (York-Humber):

wish to address a question to the Minister of Veterans Affairs. Yesterday in answer to a question, the Prime Minister said that cooperation from this side of the house would facilitate the introduction of really important legislation. At the end of the day the house leader, indicating government business for today, said "the government has been sustained and it will carry on as it sees fit." Which answer was fact and which fiction?

Inquiries of the Ministry (Translation):

Topic:   INQUIRIES OF THE MINISTRY
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November 1, 1962

Mr. R. B. Cowan (York-Humber):

Mr. Speaker, I rise on a question of privilege. Is the messenger service of this house maintained for the good of this house and the benefit of members of this parliament, or is it intended for the free distribution of advertising material on behalf of private enterprise? Is someone basking in the indulgence of this house to use the messenger service for the distribution of advertising material, as is being done continually by hon. members opposite?

Topic:   USE OF HOUSE MESSENGER SERVICE TO DISTRIBUTE ADVERTISING
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October 30, 1962

Mr. R. B. Cowan (York-Humber):

I wish to direct a question to the Minister of Agriculture. In view of the Prime Minister's statements regarding the types of military equipment we are to sell to India I wish to ask the Minister of Agriculture if the Chinese communists have paid for our wheat. Should we shoot our debtors?

Topic:   INQUIRY AS TO PAYMENT BY CHINA
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October 24, 1962

Mr. R. B. Cowan (York-Humber):

I should like to direct a question to the Minister of Trade and Commerce. Is the minister aware of the public statement made in Tokyo, Japan, following an interview with the head of a foreign state, namely the Prime Minister

Inquiries of the Ministry of Japan, by Hon. Robert Macaulay, a minister of the crown and minister of economics and development in the Ontario government, to the effect that Ontario could be in business in a way that Canada could not-

Topic:   REPORTED STATEMENT BY ONTARIO
Subtopic:   CABINET MINISTER
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October 17, 1962

Mr. R. B. Cowan (York-Humber):

I have a question of some urgency, Mr. Speaker, which I would like to direct to the Minister of Agriculture. Can he assure this house that the Canadian wheat which he has sold to China has indeed reached the communist armies so that their attack on the commonwealth of nations-

Topic:   DESTINATION OF WHEAT SOLD TO CHINA
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