Flora Isabel MACDONALD

MACDONALD, The Hon. Flora Isabel, P.C., C.C., O.Ont., O.N.S.

Personal Data

Party
Progressive Conservative
Constituency
Kingston and the Islands (Ontario)
Birth Date
June 3, 1926
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flora_MacDonald_(politician)
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=a5991092-dfe7-49e8-af99-874d3a54d86b&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
administrator, consultant, secretary, tutor

Parliamentary Career

October 30, 1972 - May 9, 1974
PC
  Kingston and the Islands (Ontario)
July 8, 1974 - March 26, 1979
PC
  Kingston and the Islands (Ontario)
May 22, 1979 - December 14, 1979
PC
  Kingston and the Islands (Ontario)
  • Secretary of State for External Affairs (June 4, 1979 - March 2, 1980)
February 18, 1980 - July 9, 1984
PC
  Kingston and the Islands (Ontario)
  • Secretary of State for External Affairs (June 4, 1979 - March 2, 1980)
September 4, 1984 - October 1, 1988
PC
  Kingston and the Islands (Ontario)
  • Minister of Employment and Immigration (September 17, 1984 - June 29, 1986)
  • Minister of Communications (June 30, 1986 - December 7, 1988)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 751)


September 30, 1988

Hon. Flora MacDonald (Acting Prime Minister):

Mr. Speaker, 1 think it is very important to note that the Minister of Transport wrote to the President of Air Canada expressing the view of the Government of Canada. He said in his letter, and it has been made public, "I would like to receive your immediate assurance that Air Canada will not carry PCB

Oral Questions

waste or similar waste on aircraft carrying passengers". He made that very explicit to the President of Air Canada.

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Subtopic:   AIR CANADA
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September 30, 1988

Hon. Flora MacDonald (Minister of Communications):

Mr. Speaker, I made clear that the Minister of National Defence explained the formula in case of disasters yesterday and I ask the Hon. Member for Oshawa to read his words.

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Subtopic:   PROMISE OF TRANSPORT MINISTER-GOVERNMENT POSITION
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September 30, 1988

Miss MacDonald (Kingston and the Islands):

No!

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Subtopic:   PROMISE OF TRANSPORT MINISTER-GOVERNMENT POSITION
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September 30, 1988

Hon. Flora MacDonald (Acting Prime Minister):

Mr. Speaker, as a Canadian I was very proud of the address delivered by our Prime Minister to the United Nations yesterday.

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Subtopic:   APARTHEID
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September 30, 1988

Miss MacDonald:

-and the appearance of the Prime Minister of Canada before the United Nations. I am absolutely amazed, Sir, that in a forum where one looks for a nonpartisan approach, such as the United Nations-

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS WITH SOUTH AFRICA-GOVERNMENT POSITION
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