Joseph Miville DECHENE

DECHENE, Joseph Miville

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Athabaska (Alberta)
Birth Date
October 22, 1879
Deceased Date
December 1, 1962
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Miville_Dechene
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=86b009fb-e658-41cc-8d03-6b3ab3024e63&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
farmer

Parliamentary Career

March 26, 1940 - April 16, 1945
LIB
  Athabaska (Alberta)
June 11, 1945 - April 30, 1949
LIB
  Athabaska (Alberta)
June 27, 1949 - June 13, 1953
LIB
  Athabaska (Alberta)
August 10, 1953 - April 12, 1957
LIB
  Athabaska (Alberta)
June 10, 1957 - February 1, 1958
LIB
  Athabaska (Alberta)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 42)


January 29, 1958

1. Did the departments of national defence and citizenship and immigration agree upon a final settlement of the compensations and benefits to be paid to the band of the Cold Lake Indian reserve No. 149, in connection with the establishment of a bomber range for the Royal Canadian Air Force, north of Cold Lake, Alberta?

2. If so, what was the amount agreed upon?

3. How much of that amount has already been paid to the band, and on what dates?

4. Is further compensation still due? If so, when will the final payment be made?

Topic:   COLD LAKE INDIAN RESERVE
Subtopic:   COMPENSATION
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December 10, 1957

1. Has the government taken steps to provide greatly needed all-weather landing facilities for airplanes, at Fort Chipewyan?

2. Has agreement been entered into with the provincial authorities to secure the best available site, and for the maintenance of a road in fair condition between the said landing strip or field and the townsite of Fort Chipewyan?

Answer by: Mr. MacDonald, Parliamentary

Assistant, for the Minister of Transport:

1 and 2. Yes. Following negotiations, the provincial government has indicated willingness to provide the necessary land and to be responsible for the maintenance of the airport, and to consider maintaining the access road from the village to the airport. Negotiations with the province are continuing and, if concluded successfully, the federal government would be prepared to assist in the provision of the strip.

Topic:   ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   AIRCRAFT LANDING FACILITIES, FORT CHIPEWYAN
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November 27, 1957

1. Has the director of air services for the Department of Transport at Edmonton made any recommendation relating to a grant for the completion of a landing field north of the Athabasca river and the town of Athabasca?

2. If so, when will these recommendations be acceded to and the grant made?

Answer by: Mr. MacDonald, Parliamentary

Assistant, for the Minister of Transport:

1. A report has been received from the departmental district headquarters in Edmonton regarding the request for assistance to a landing field near Athabasca. It is not, however, customary for the department to reveal the views of individual members of the department either for or against individual projects.

2. This report is still receiving consideration by the department.

Topic:   LANDING FIELD GRANT, ATHABASCA
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May 23, 1956

Mr. Dechene:

Are you afraid of the big bad wolf?

Topic:   NORTHERN ONTARIO PIPE LINE CORPORATION
Subtopic:   CONSTITUTION OF CROWN COMPANY TO CONSTRUCT PIPE LINE, MAKE SHORT-TERM LOANS, ETC.
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May 9, 1956

Mr. Dechene:

This is not a debating society.

Topic:   BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE
Subtopic:   SIMILARITY OF GOVERNMENT NOTICE OF MOTION IN "VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS" TO RESOLUTION ON ORDER PAPER
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