Richard Stuart LAKE

LAKE, The Hon. Richard Stuart

Personal Data

Party
Conservative (1867-1942)
Constituency
Qu'Appelle (Saskatchewan)
Birth Date
July 10, 1860
Deceased Date
April 23, 1950
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stuart_Lake
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=90968dd4-24bc-4851-b512-b20a1e979fc8&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
farmer, public servant

Parliamentary Career

November 3, 1904 - September 17, 1908
CON
  Qu'Appelle (Northwest Territories)
October 26, 1908 - July 29, 1911
CON
  Qu'Appelle (Saskatchewan)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 169 of 170)


January 26, 1905

1. Is Mr. J. R. Pollock in the employ of the government ? If so, since when ?

2. Was Mr. J. R. Pollock in the employ of the government during October. 1904 ? If so. what were his duties ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   EMPLOYMENT OF MR. J. R. POLLOCK.
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January 26, 1905

1. On what date did Mr. Sydney Porter retire from the position of homestead inspector prior to the general election of 1904 ?

- 2. What salary was Mr. Porter drawing at the time of his retirement ?

3. Is Mr. Porter at present in the employ of the Dominion government ? If so, in what capacity, and at what salary ?

Rt. Hon. Sir WILFRID LAURIER Prime Minister) :

1. Mr. Sidney Porter retired from the position of homestead inspector on August 31, 1903.

2. He was receiving a salary of $125 per month.

3. Yes; colonization agent at $125 per month.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   EMPLOYMENT OF MR. SYDNEY PORTER.
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January 26, 1905

1. Is Mr. P. M. Bredt at present in the employ of the Dominion government ?

2. If so, since when, in what capacity, and at what salary ?

3. On whose recommendation was Mr. Bredt appointed to his present position ?

4. Was Mr. Bredt in the employ of the Dominion government in 1904 ? If so, during what period or periods, and in what capacity or capacities ? .

5. Did Mr. Bredt retire from the service of the Dominion government in 1904 ? If so, on what date ?

6. What was the reason for his retirement ?

7. On whose recommendation was Mr. Bredt appointed to the position he occupied with the government during 1904, and prior to that year?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   EMPLOYMENT OF MR. P. M. BREDT.
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May 17, 1901

Mr. BLAKE.

I think we require some explanation of this Bill. It appears to me that it may affect very important private interests.

Topic:   THE WORD TELEGRAPH.
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May 17, 1901

Mr. BLAKE.

I do not know how that was done. It is not from that aspect of the question that I am discussing the Bill ; I was much more interested in the other aspect and which deserves our most serious consideration. If it be the case that under the Englsh decision telephone is included in telegraph, and if it does follow from that

because these telephonic arrangements were all patented in England-that there is an exclusive right to the patentee, it may to the greatest possible advantage to the Mr. MACLEAN.

telephonic proprietors, and if the proposition to create a legislative distinction which does not now exist between the telegraph and the telephone, and if it be useful to create that distinction for the purpose of permitting telephones to be erected in Prince Edward Island, can not some declaration be made in the Bill that this definition is not to confer on the patentee of the telephone any other or greater rights than they might possess but for that, so as to preserve the interests of the public in not creating a right which would be created by the opposition of this law, so as to give an interpretation to the word telegraph different from that which according to right and justice does not belong to it. It is very important we should not step hastily in this matter.

There was a further discussion, and the Hon. David Mills, the present Minister of Justice took part in it, and here is what he said :

Topic:   THE WORD TELEGRAPH.
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