André-Gilles FORTIN

FORTIN, André-Gilles, B.A., B.Ped., Br.A.

Personal Data

Party
Social Credit
Constituency
Lotbinière (Quebec)
Birth Date
November 13, 1943
Deceased Date
June 24, 1977
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/André-Gilles_Fortin
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=62c671a6-e471-4999-aee1-17376a7ee1b2&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
professor

Parliamentary Career

June 25, 1968 - March 31, 1971
RA
  Lotbinière (Quebec)
April 1, 1971 - September 1, 1972
SC
  Lotbinière (Quebec)
October 30, 1972 - May 9, 1974
SC
  Lotbinière (Quebec)
July 8, 1974 - March 26, 1979
SC
  Lotbinière (Quebec)
  • Social Credit Party House Leader (January 1, 1976 - January 1, 1976)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 450)


October 17, 1977

1. During the time that Mr. Gabriel Beland was General Director of the Unemployment Insurance Commission for the Quebec Region, Mr. Robert Kingsley was Director of the Regional Payments Centre and Mr. Dorval Mainville was in charge of the computer, was the Unemployment Insurance Commission computer rented to a private company and, if so (a) for what amount (b) to whom (c) on what dates?

2. Did they obtain the employees' complicity and, if so, in what way?

3. What was the cost in employees' wages to the Unemployment Insurance Commission in (a) straight time (b) double time?

Topic:   ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic:   CEREMONIALS-BATTLE OF ATLANTIC SUNDAY, HALIFAX
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October 17, 1977

1. When Mr. Gabriel Beland was Director General of the Unemployment Insurance Commission for the Quebec Region, was a Commission set up to discover what use was made of a fund constituted by the sale of waste paper,

October 17, 1977

particularly for the year 1973 and, if so, what were the findings of the Commission?

2. What the Commission set up following a complaint made by the union that this fund was not being used to ensure the welfare of the workers as was intended?

3. In 1974, did one of Mr. Beland's colleagues sell bay windows, which were delivered by UIC employees to individuals, namely to one reporter from La Presse and another from The Gazette, among others, whose cheques were made out in his name and, if so (a) how many (b) how many windows were sold for $25.00 each (c) was there an enquiry and (i) if so, what were the findings (ii) if not, for what reason?

4. During the fiscal year 1974-75, the last year under Mr. Beland's direction, was $3 million missing and, if so (a) is that a common occurrence at the UIC (b) what became of (i) Mr. Beland and what is his current salary (ii) the comptroller, Mr. A1 Belliveau, who was also responsible for drafting the fmacial statement in question?

Topic:   ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE COMMISSION-INQUIRY INTO THE USE MADE OF A FUND IN THE QUEBEC REGION
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October 17, 1977

Can a Regional Director of the Unemployment Insurance Commission (a) rent (b) lend computer services and personnel to private companies and, if not, are civil servants willing to testify in this regard, bound by an oath of office?

Topic:   ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE COMMISSION
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August 5, 1977

On September 26, 1976, did five officers of the Quebec Unemployment Insurance Commission, wearing masks because allegedly they were afraid of being fired, submit documents to denounce certain methods of the UIC in Quebec, especially some guidelines signed by Mr. Robert Sanschagrin, Chief of Insurance Services in Quebec, providing that it is not necessary to indicate summons, form letters or other documents that a beneficiary must be able to speak one of the two official languages and, stating also that if a beneficiary who does not speak one of the languages would come without an interpreter, he would be considered uneligible under subsection 55(5) of the Act and, if so, have the guidelines been revoked since that time?

Topic:   ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
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August 5, 1977

1. During a press conference held on September 26, 1976, did five agents of UIC wearing a hood, disclose the content of a guideline sent to all directors of UIC offices in Quebec by Mrs. Claire Duquette on behalf of the Head of Insurance, Mr. Robert Sanschagrin, which stipulated that hereafter, agents who used to phone the claimants under the ICE Programme to inquire about their availability before disqualifying them, should stop this practice immediately and disqualify without further ceremony any claimant who did not show for his ICE interview and, if so (a) is this guideline applied in other areas of Canada (b) has this practice been abolished (i) in Quebec (ii) elsewhere and, if so, on what date?

2. Since the month of April 1976, what percentage of this type of excluded claimants have regained their right to receive their allowances, for each month and in each area of Canada?

Topic:   ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
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