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

Mr. Fisher:

Could I ask the hon. Member a question? Does he not remember last year when the Government introduced this very matter in a separate resolution in the name of the Prime Minister? Does he not remember that we assumed that this was because the Minister of Finance could not swallow it last year?

Topic:   INCOME TAX ACT
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June 28, 1965

Mr. Fisher:

Mr. Speaker, I wonder whether you would consider asking the House to give the Minister of Finance unanimous permission to answer a few of the questions which have been asked, particularly those in respect of the matter of confidence.

Topic:   INCOME TAX ACT
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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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