James Edgar WALKER

WALKER, James Edgar

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
York Centre (Ontario)
Birth Date
July 21, 1911
Deceased Date
April 19, 1989
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Edgar_Walker
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=6059ff4b-ca5f-4227-87b0-a17ef1943264&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
businessman, insurance agent

Parliamentary Career

June 18, 1962 - February 6, 1963
LIB
  York Centre (Ontario)
  • Whip of the Liberal Party (January 1, 1963 - January 1, 1965)
  • Deputy Whip of the Liberal Party (January 1, 1963 - January 1, 1963)
  • Chief Government Whip's assistant (January 1, 1963 - January 1, 1963)
April 8, 1963 - September 8, 1965
LIB
  York Centre (Ontario)
  • Whip of the Liberal Party (January 1, 1963 - January 1, 1965)
  • Chief Government Whip (October 30, 1963 - December 1, 1965)
November 8, 1965 - April 23, 1968
LIB
  York Centre (Ontario)
  • Chief Government Whip (October 30, 1963 - December 1, 1965)
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue (January 7, 1966 - January 6, 1968)
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board (January 7, 1968 - April 20, 1968)
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board (April 20, 1968 - April 23, 1968)
June 25, 1968 - September 1, 1972
LIB
  York Centre (Ontario)
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister (August 30, 1968 - September 30, 1970)
October 30, 1972 - May 9, 1974
LIB
  York Centre (Ontario)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 63)


April 10, 1973

Mr. J. E. Walker (York Centre):

Mr. Speaker, I have a question for the Minister of State for Urban Affairs. Last fall the government announced its intention to acquire land on the Toronto waterfront for the purpose of creating a waterfront park.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   URBAN AFFAIRS
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April 10, 1973

Mr. Walker:

Now that summer is fast approaching, can the minister tell the House, and particularly the people of Toronto, what progress has been made and whether Torontonians will be able to enjoy the park this coming summer?

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   URBAN AFFAIRS
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April 6, 1973

Mr. Walker:

Mr. Speaker, some question his methods but none can challenge his motives or dedication to this task to which every political leader is committed.

In a spirit of political generosity I believe all hon. members would wish to join with us on this side of the House in wishing the Prime Minister good health, good spirits and good will in the task that every Prime Minister faces, the furthering of national unity in a Canada where every Canadian will be at home.

Topic:   CONGRATULATIONS TO PRIME MINISTER ON FIFTH ANNIVERSARY AS LEADER OF LIBERAL PARTY
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April 6, 1973

Mr. Walker:

-and the country through the difficult and challenging days that lay ahead. Building on the solid base of an awakening Canadianism that had been generated by his immediate prime ministerial predecessors, Pierre Elliott Trudeau has worked every waking hour to forge a conscious Canadian identity and unity.

Topic:   CONGRATULATIONS TO PRIME MINISTER ON FIFTH ANNIVERSARY AS LEADER OF LIBERAL PARTY
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April 6, 1973

Mr. J. E. Walker (York Centre):

Mr. Speaker, there are some occasions of special significance and importance which are allowed to be noted in the House from time to time. Just a few days ago we all joined in sincere tribute to the right hon. member for Prince Albert (Mr. Diefen-baker) on the 33rd anniversary of his election to parliament. Indeed, Mr. Speaker, we have acclaimed Your Honour and others at relevant times.

Today is one of those relevant occasions for some of us in this chamber because it was exactly five years ago that the Liberal party selected for itself a new leader supremely fitted for the task of leading his political party-

Topic:   CONGRATULATIONS TO PRIME MINISTER ON FIFTH ANNIVERSARY AS LEADER OF LIBERAL PARTY
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