Francis Ramsey LALOR

LALOR, Francis Ramsey

Personal Data

Party
Unionist
Constituency
Haldimand (Ontario)
Birth Date
November 14, 1856
Deceased Date
June 24, 1929
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Ramsey_Lalor
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=93d83706-34fe-496c-8008-8da34d423458&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
manufacturer, merchant

Parliamentary Career

November 3, 1904 - September 17, 1908
CON
  Haldimand (Ontario)
October 26, 1908 - July 29, 1911
CON
  Haldimand (Ontario)
September 21, 1911 - October 6, 1917
CON
  Haldimand (Ontario)
December 17, 1917 - October 4, 1921
UNION
  Haldimand (Ontario)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 3 of 143)


June 2, 1921

Mr. LABOR:

There seems to be a great difference of opinion as to the measure which is before the committee, and that difference of opinion does not prevail on only one side of the House; it is very strongly marked, I observe, in the Agrarian group. The two leaders of the Agrarian group, the member for Marquette and the member for Red Deer, should hold a little conference with a view to seeing that their opinions are somewhat alike upon the great trade questions that come before this House. I hold in my hand a copy of Hansard of February 26, 1921, page 285, in which I find an expression of the views of the Agrarian leader, who said-

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June 2, 1921

Mr. LALOR:

The commercial traveller's expenses are over and above his salary; they have nothing to do with his income.

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June 2, 1921

Mr. LALOR:

I certainly do not like it. Yet hon. gentlemen opposite tell us that we should lower our aduties and let them ship their goods in and sacrifice them in this country. They have been doing that for the last year and in consequence our factories are closed up to-day. Our factories cannot sell the goods but the Americans are selling them at these sacrifice prices. We have had experience with some of their customs regulations. I cited cases the other day where they imposed fines on goods entering the United States because the figures were not in accordance with their idea of What the profit should be. In view of such conditions surely we in this country should have a little pride and keep Canadian business for Canadian people in the interest of the men who are working in Canadian factories.

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June 2, 1921

Mr. LALOR:

I would advise my hon. friend from Renfrew to get a copy of the American customs tariff and study it a little. He will then see what they do over there as regards our trade. [DOT]

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June 2, 1921

Mr. LALOR:

It concerns us in this way: if they are going to treat this country in such a manner surely we have enough of pride of our own to take a little of that medicine ourselves.

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