Douglas Mason FISHER

FISHER, Douglas Mason, B.A., B.L.S., D.Lit.

Personal Data

Party
New Democratic Party
Constituency
Port Arthur (Ontario)
Birth Date
September 19, 1919
Deceased Date
September 18, 2009
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doug_Fisher_(politician)
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=6e0e7dad-52e6-426d-b6d7-f3a4924ce2de&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
columnist, journalist, librarian, teacher

Parliamentary Career

June 10, 1957 - February 1, 1958
CCF
  Port Arthur (Ontario)
March 31, 1958 - April 19, 1962
CCF
  Port Arthur (Ontario)
August 3, 1961 - April 19, 1962
NDP
  Port Arthur (Ontario)
June 18, 1962 - February 6, 1963
NDP
  Port Arthur (Ontario)
April 8, 1963 - September 8, 1965
NDP
  Port Arthur (Ontario)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 852)


June 30, 1965

1. Does the Department of Transport have under consideration proposals made by the Northwestern Ontario Development Association that a new bridge structure be erected over the Kaministiquia River at James Street?

2. Has the Department exchanged any correspondence and expressed any views or received any views from the Lakehead Harbour Commission on the need for such a structure and the relative responsibilities of the Department and this agency in such a project?

3. What statutory authority or regulations in the hands of the Minister relate to the construction of a bridge over navigable waters?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   LAKEHEAD-BRIDGE OVER KAMINISTIQUIA RIVER
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June 30, 1965

1. Does the N.E.S. or any other agency or branch of the Department of Labour have an estimate of the unemployment difficulties of treaty Indians, non-treaty Indians, Metis or half-breeds, in Canada, and particularly in northern Ontario?

2. If so, what is the estimate, in summary?

3. Does N.E.S. encounter any particular problem in finding consistently gainful employment in northern Ontario for treaty Indians, non-treaty Indians, Metis or half-breeds?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   EMPLOYMENT DIFFICULTIES OF INDIANS AND HALF BREEDS
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June 28, 1965

1. Has the Minister of Northern Affairs and National Resources received representations from Northwestern Ontario, and particularly from Rainy River asking for a well-organized and large-scale campaign by agencies under the Minister's responsibility to investigate, succour and display great numbers of historic mounds erected by an ancient people in the area?

2. If so, what are the mounds, where exactly are they located and in what numbers; what investigations have been carried on so far by any persons or agencies to the Department's knowledge; what provisions have been made or are under consideration by the department with regard to these sites?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INVESTIGATION OF HISTORIC MOUNDS, RAINY RIVER, ONT.
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June 28, 1965

1. What representations. If any. have been received by the Board of Transport Commissioners regarding the future of rail passenger service provided by the C.P.R.?

2. Has the Board under consideration any moves of any kind or any studies regarding this problem?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   C.PJl. RAH, PASSENGER SERVICE
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June 28, 1965

Mr. D. M. Fisher (Port Arthur):

May I ask

the Minister of Labour when he expects to have the report from Mr. Justice Freedman on the railway runthroughs, and whether the promise he made to amend the Industrial Relations and Disputes Investigation Act depends on the recommendations in that report?

Topic:   LABOUR RELATIONS
Subtopic:   INQUIRY AS TO REPORT ON RAILWAY RUNTHROUGHS
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