John George DIEFENBAKER

DIEFENBAKER, The Right Hon. John George, C.H., P.C., Q.C., B.A., M.A., LL.B., LL.D., D.C.L., F.R.S.C., F.R.S.A., D.Litt., D.S.L.

Personal Data

Party
Progressive Conservative
Constituency
Prince Albert (Saskatchewan)
Birth Date
September 18, 1895
Deceased Date
August 16, 1979
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Diefenbaker
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=84909dc1-9a60-44b3-a939-2393ab563089&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
barrister, lawyer

Parliamentary Career

March 26, 1940 - December 10, 1942
CON
  Lake Centre (Saskatchewan)
December 11, 1942 - April 16, 1945
PC
  Lake Centre (Saskatchewan)
June 11, 1945 - April 30, 1949
PC
  Lake Centre (Saskatchewan)
June 27, 1949 - June 13, 1953
PC
  Lake Centre (Saskatchewan)
August 10, 1953 - April 12, 1957
PC
  Prince Albert (Saskatchewan)
  • Leader of the Official Opposition (December 14, 1956 - June 20, 1957)
June 10, 1957 - February 1, 1958
PC
  Prince Albert (Saskatchewan)
  • Leader of the Official Opposition (December 14, 1956 - June 20, 1957)
  • Secretary of State for External Affairs (June 21, 1957 - September 12, 1957)
  • Prime Minister (June 21, 1957 - April 21, 1963)
March 31, 1958 - April 19, 1962
PC
  Prince Albert (Saskatchewan)
  • Prime Minister (June 21, 1957 - April 21, 1963)
  • Secretary of State for External Affairs (March 19, 1959 - June 3, 1959)
June 18, 1962 - February 6, 1963
PC
  Prince Albert (Saskatchewan)
  • Prime Minister (June 21, 1957 - April 21, 1963)
  • President of the Privy Council (December 21, 1962 - April 21, 1963)
April 8, 1963 - September 8, 1965
PC
  Prince Albert (Saskatchewan)
  • Prime Minister (June 21, 1957 - April 21, 1963)
  • President of the Privy Council (December 21, 1962 - April 21, 1963)
  • Leader of the Official Opposition (April 22, 1963 - September 8, 1967)
November 8, 1965 - April 23, 1968
PC
  Prince Albert (Saskatchewan)
  • Leader of the Official Opposition (April 22, 1963 - September 8, 1967)
June 25, 1968 - September 1, 1972
PC
  Prince Albert (Saskatchewan)
October 30, 1972 - May 9, 1974
PC
  Prince Albert (Saskatchewan)
July 8, 1974 - March 26, 1979
PC
  Prince Albert (Saskatchewan)
May 22, 1979 - December 14, 1979
PC
  Prince Albert (Saskatchewan)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 6381 of 6383)


June 5, 1940

1. Have tenders been advertised for during the past four months in connection with the construction of or delivery of supplies of any kind for the airport at the city of Regina?

2. If so, when?

3. What date was stipulated therein for the opening of the tenders or the award of the contract or contracts?

4. What were the particulars of the requirements for which tenders would be received?

5. Were any tenders received? If so, what ire the particulars of each of said tenders?

6. Were the said tenders duly opened on 'he stipulated date?

7. Was a contract or were contracts awarded on the basis of said tenders, and, if so, when?

8. Was there any delay in the awarding of contracts?

9. If so, what is the explanation for the delay?

10. Have any contracts been awarded for the construction of said airport, or any work in connection therewith, or for the delivery of supplies therefor, and, if so, w-hat are the particulars thereof?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   REGINA AIRPORT
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June 5, 1940

Mr. DIEFENBAKER:

Are they subject to removal by the minister?

Topic:   CIVIL SERVICE SUPERANNUATION
Subtopic:   ORDER IN COUNCIL OF AUGUST 11, 1939, TO HAVE FORCE AND EFFECT OF STATUTE
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June 3, 1940

Mr. DIEFENBAKER:

What is the meaning of the words in line twelve, " shall be deemed to include any person entitled, whether as landlord, vendor, mortgagee or otherwise or by contract or operation of law, to wheat grown by a producer or to any share therein"? What do the words " by contract or operation of law " contemplate?

Topic:   WHEAT COOPERATIVE MARKETING
Subtopic:   CALCULATION OF INITIAL PAYMENTS TO SELLING AGENCIES-AUTHORITY FOR PAYMENT OF LLABILITIES AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES
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June 3, 1940

1. How many bushels of wheat were shipped by the Hudson bay route during each of the years 1935 to 1939 inclusive?

2. How many cattle were shipped over the said route during the same years?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WHEAT AND CATTLE SHIPMENTS VIA HUDSON BAY ROUTE
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June 3, 1940

1. Have any changes been made in the rates of pay and separation allowances in the Canadian naval services since the outbreak of war?

2. If so, when were these changes made, and upon whose recommendation, and what are the particulars thereof?

Topic:   CANADIAN NAVAL SERVICES-PAT AND ALLOWANCES
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