Jean-Luc PEPIN

PEPIN, The Right Hon. Jean-Luc, P.C., C.C., B.A., L.PH., LL.L.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Ottawa--Carleton (Ontario)
Birth Date
November 1, 1924
Deceased Date
September 5, 1995
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Luc_Pépin
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=688eb408-a603-41ac-9929-547763ba95e1&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
political commentator, professor

Parliamentary Career

April 8, 1963 - September 8, 1965
LIB
  Drummond--Arthabaska (Quebec)
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Trade and Commerce (May 14, 1963 - July 6, 1965)
  • Minister Without Portfolio (July 7, 1965 - December 17, 1965)
November 8, 1965 - April 23, 1968
LIB
  Drummond--Arthabaska (Quebec)
  • Minister Without Portfolio (July 7, 1965 - December 17, 1965)
  • Minister of Mines and Technical Surveys (December 18, 1965 - September 30, 1966)
  • Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources (October 1, 1966 - April 19, 1968)
  • Minister of Trade and Commerce (March 30, 1968 - April 19, 1968)
  • Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources (April 20, 1968 - July 5, 1968)
  • Minister of Labour (April 20, 1968 - July 5, 1968)
June 25, 1968 - September 1, 1972
LIB
  Drummond (Quebec)
  • Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources (April 20, 1968 - July 5, 1968)
  • Minister of Labour (April 20, 1968 - July 5, 1968)
  • Minister of Industry (July 6, 1968 - March 31, 1969)
  • Minister of Trade and Commerce (July 6, 1968 - March 31, 1969)
  • Minister of Industry, Trade and Commerce (April 1, 1969 - November 26, 1972)
May 22, 1979 - December 14, 1979
LIB
  Ottawa--Carleton (Ontario)
February 18, 1980 - July 9, 1984
LIB
  Ottawa--Carleton (Ontario)
  • Minister of Transport (March 3, 1980 - August 11, 1983)
  • Minister of State (External Relations) (August 12, 1983 - December 6, 1983)
  • Minister responsible for La Francophonie (December 7, 1983 - June 29, 1984)
  • Minister for External Relations (December 7, 1983 - June 29, 1984)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 1309)


June 11, 1984

Hon. Jean-Luc Pepin (Minister for External Relations):

Mr. Speaker, I think that a few of my colleagues and myself gave all the necessary explanations on Friday. We listed all the programs which had been implemented for some time in all sectors such as the creation of jobs for the young and not so young, the training program, another one for young people in the fisheries sector and in the environment sector. We listed all those programs, and complete lists are available to the Hon. Member.

Obviously, I have never heard anything about regional Ministers allegedly delaying the implementation of those programs. I think they are more sensible than that. It is in our own interest to create jobs and promote job creation as rapidly as possible. I cannot imagine where the Hon. Member has heard such remarks. As to the western grain stabilization

June 11, 1984

Oral Questions

program which we adopted in the House 15 days ago, it will be implemented without delay one year and a half before it was due to come on stream if we had not amended the act.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   EMPLOYMENT
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June 8, 1984

Mr. Pepin:

We are going to have a study on the daycare facilities.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT AMONG WOMEN
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June 8, 1984

Hon. Jean-Luc Pepin (Acting Prime Minister):

Mr. Speaker, there is a great diversity of programs. The programs announced a few weeks ago by the Secretary of State for Youth include a diversity of jobs. There is nothing in the list which says that these jobs are only available for males. These jobs are available for females as well as males. The totality of the programs, the training programs that-

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT AMONG WOMEN
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June 8, 1984

Hon. Jean-Luc Pepin (Acting Prime Minister):

Mr. Speaker, if my hon. friend is addressing me personally, I did concentrate a lot on Alberta. I tried hard to do a number of things which would have been useful for Alberta, at least in the production of meat.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   ALBERTA UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
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June 8, 1984

Mr. Pepin:

Of course our friends on the other side select the nasty part of the news every day and then come here and blow on it in order to create the impression that the Government isn't doing anything. Of course our job is a difficult one because when we praise what is happening in Canada and describe some of the good things, of which there are plenty, we are thought by the other side to be propagandists. But we are really describing the reality, and the Speaker stops us.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   REQUEST THAT GOVERNMENT ACT POSITIVELY
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