Walter David BAKER

BAKER, The Hon. Walter David, P.C., Q.C.

Parliamentary Career

October 30, 1972 - May 9, 1974
PC
  Grenville--Carleton (Ontario)
  • Progressive Conservative Party Deputy House Leader (September 21, 1973 - February 24, 1976)
  • Deputy House Leader of the Official Opposition (September 21, 1973 - February 24, 1976)
July 8, 1974 - March 26, 1979
PC
  Grenville--Carleton (Ontario)
  • Progressive Conservative Party Deputy House Leader (September 21, 1973 - February 24, 1976)
  • Deputy House Leader of the Official Opposition (September 21, 1973 - February 24, 1976)
  • Official Opposition House Leader (February 25, 1976 - March 26, 1979)
  • Progressive Conservative Party House Leader (February 25, 1976 - March 26, 1979)
May 22, 1979 - December 14, 1979
PC
  Nepean--Carleton (Ontario)
  • President of the Privy Council (June 4, 1979 - March 2, 1980)
  • Minister of National Revenue (June 4, 1979 - March 2, 1980)
  • Progressive Conservative Party House Leader (October 9, 1979 - December 14, 1979)
  • Leader of the Government in the House of Commons (October 9, 1979 - December 14, 1979)
February 18, 1980 - July 9, 1984
PC
  Nepean--Carleton (Ontario)
  • President of the Privy Council (June 4, 1979 - March 2, 1980)
  • Minister of National Revenue (June 4, 1979 - March 2, 1980)
  • Progressive Conservative Party House Leader (April 14, 1980 - September 8, 1981)
  • Official Opposition House Leader (April 14, 1980 - September 8, 1981)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 5 of 1408)


October 14, 1983

Mr. Baker (Nepean-Carleton):

He raised it in committee as well, that at a meeting when the Hon. Member for Pontiac-Gatineau-Labelle was not there, nor was 1 there, it was made clear that there would be no concurrences while the committee work was being done. But that arrangement, which no one disputes, would be off when the committee's work was completed.

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October 14, 1983

Mr. Baker (Nepean-Carleton):

Mr. Speaker, 1 worry very much about the process of parliamentary reform when the Government House Leader stands up and, in defence of his apparent inability to accept the unanimous work of the committee, begins accusing Members of Parliament of acting in bad faith.

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October 14, 1983

Mr. Baker (Nepean-Carleton):

You argued it eloquently.

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October 14, 1983

Mr. Baker (Nepean-Carleton):

There is.

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October 14, 1983

Mr. Baker (Nepean-Carleton):

I think it is very important to realize, if one reads yesterday's Hansard, that 1 made a statement which reflected my understanding of the understanding that was reached, as refined by the Hon. Member for St. John's East (Mr. McGrath).

Report of Special Committee

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