George Alexander CRUICKSHANK

CRUICKSHANK, George Alexander, M.C.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Fraser Valley (British Columbia)
Birth Date
February 13, 1897
Deceased Date
November 17, 1970
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Cruickshank_(Canadian_politician)
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=5d3732c0-c34a-4b4c-92df-53c93007c5cd&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
farmer

Parliamentary Career

March 26, 1940 - April 16, 1945
LIB
  Fraser Valley (British Columbia)
June 11, 1945 - April 30, 1949
LIB
  Fraser Valley (British Columbia)
June 27, 1949 - June 13, 1953
LIB
  Fraser Valley (British Columbia)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 899)


May 9, 1953

Mr. Cruickshank:

As a matter of fact I am going home because I am proud of the fact that I am a Liberal and I want to get back and take a certain interest in a little affair that is going on there. I can sympathize with my hon. friend from Vancouver-Quadra who might not want to join me in seeing the Huntingdon building started. He is not in the position I am in, and is not anxious to get back to his constituency.

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May 9, 1953

Mr. Cruickshank:

When this Huntingdon building is opened we plan a big celebration and to that opening we are going to invite-

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May 9, 1953

Mr. Cruickshank:

I would like to say a word on this as it is not yet one o'clock. I see there is an item for a building at Huntingdon. I want to thank the minister as I am sure it will be an excellent building. It is one reason why I am perhaps in a different position from that of my hon. friend from Vancouver-Quadra. I want to get home and see the commencement of that building.

You know, Mr. Chairman, I have had a little experience in filibustering myself. As a matter of fact, I have been accused here of being the champion filibusterer, so I rather resent my hon. friend trying to usurp my championship in that line today. I want to get home and see this building opened.

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May 9, 1953

Mr. Cruickshank:

I want just half a minute and you can time me. It will not be Quadra's friends Tilly Rolston and Bonner that will be there, it will be somebody else. I am not afraid to go back and support my party.

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May 9, 1953

Mr. Cruickshank:

Well, I take two minutes and I am told that; but my hon. friend from Vancouver-Quadra is not going to see Tilly Rolston and Bonner, his Conservative friends-

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