Charles-Édouard FERLAND

FERLAND, The Hon. Charles-Édouard, Q.C., B.A., Ph.L., LL.L.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Joliette--l'Assomption--Montcalm (Quebec)
Birth Date
March 2, 1892
Deceased Date
January 8, 1974
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles-Édouard_Ferland
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=5dde948f-34aa-44fb-9205-893fc2e1ba4c&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
lawyer

Parliamentary Career

December 17, 1928 - May 30, 1930
LIB
  Joliette (Quebec)
July 28, 1930 - August 14, 1935
LIB
  Joliette (Quebec)
October 14, 1935 - January 25, 1940
LIB
  Joliette--l'Assomption--Montcalm (Quebec)
March 26, 1940 - April 16, 1945
LIB
  Joliette--l'Assomption--Montcalm (Quebec)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 2 of 40)


July 21, 1942

Mr. C. E. FERLAND (Joliette-L'Assomp-tion-Montcalm):

Mr. Speaker, in rising to oppose this amendment to the Excise Act I wish first to express my deep regret that the tax on Canadian raw leaf tobacco has been increased from 10 cents to 20 cents a pound. I protest again against this excessive tax on the Canadian natural product, for which in my district the farmer is paid only 10 cents a pound. I believe the new tax will give the coup de grace, the final stroke, to the tobacco industry in my district in Quebec. The constituency of Joliette-L'Assomption-Montcalm is the largest centre of production of raw leaf pipe tobacco in Quebec, and in that district there has been a high development of production and distribution.

Our Quebec tobaccos have been popular throughout Canada, and pipe smokers know very well that the tobacco produced in my district is of the best. During the first great war a tax of 5 cents a pound was placed on

Labour Conditions

Topic:   SPECIAL WAR REVENUE ACT
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June 15, 1942

1. Did Benoit Tellier, enlisted No. D-606356, in March, 1942, request farm leave from his C.O. at Three Rivers, Quebec, his request being signed and sworn to by himself and his father, Eugene Tellier, farmer of St. Elizabeth?

2. Has this application for leave been forwarded to military headquarters in Montreal in accordance with the requirements of military law?

3. What is the final decision upon this application?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   MILITARY SERVICE-FARM LEAVE-BENOIT TELLIER
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May 20, 1942

1. To what point have the French-language recruits in the electoral district of Joliette-L'Assomption-Montealm, summoned to receive their military instruction at training centre No. 42, Joliette, Quebec, actually been sent?

2. Is it true that young men of the province of Quebec are sent to centres of military instruction outside the province?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MILITARY SERVICE-JOLIETTE-L'ASSOMPTION-MONTCALM
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May 20, 1942

1. Did the Department of Justice receive from the office of the Secretary of State on February 5, last, petitions of right from Joseph Landry, Arthur Foucher and Victor Langevin of L'Assomption, and from Edouard Urbain, all farmers, claiming indemnities on account of land expropriations for war purposes?

2. Have these petitions of right been submitted to His Excellency the Governor General?

3. If not, does the Department of Justice intend to deal with these petitions?

Mr. ST. LAURENT:

1. Yes.

2. No.

3. These petitions are under consideration by the Department of Justice, and a report from the department concerned is awaited to enable the Minister of Justice to advise whether fiats should be granted.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INDEMNITY CLAIMS FOR LAND APPROPRIATIONS FOR WAR PURPOSES
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May 18, 1942

1. Is the government paying the cost of transportation of Montreal workmen who are employed in the war industries at St. Paul l'Ermite (Plant Cherrier) ?

2. Is the government paying for the transportation of workmen residing in the counties of Joliette, L'Assomption, Montcalm and Berthier, who are employed in the same shops?

3. If not, does the government propose to accord the same treatment to all these workpeople and to reimburse those living in the four counties named for the cost of their daily transportation retroactive to the commencement of the enterprise?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WORKERS IN ST. PAUL L'ERMITE WAR INDUSTRIES -TRANSPORTATION
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