J. Robert HOWIE

HOWIE, The Hon. J. Robert, P.C., Q.C., B.A., B.C.L.

Personal Data

Party
Progressive Conservative
Constituency
York--Sunbury (New Brunswick)
Birth Date
October 2, 1929
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Howie
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=a7474277-44f0-499e-89da-c9e09d502fa6&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
lawyer

Parliamentary Career

October 30, 1972 - May 9, 1974
PC
  York--Sunbury (New Brunswick)
July 8, 1974 - March 26, 1979
PC
  York--Sunbury (New Brunswick)
May 22, 1979 - December 14, 1979
PC
  York--Sunbury (New Brunswick)
  • Minister of State (Transport) (June 4, 1979 - March 2, 1980)
February 18, 1980 - July 9, 1984
PC
  York--Sunbury (New Brunswick)
  • Minister of State (Transport) (June 4, 1979 - March 2, 1980)
September 4, 1984 - October 1, 1988
PC
  York--Sunbury (New Brunswick)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 301)


July 14, 1988

Hon. J. Robert Howie (York-Sunbury):

Mr. Speaker, there is a growing phenomenon in Canada which has become known as the "street kid" syndrome. It involves an increasing number of young people who are living in a variety of unoccupied spaces near our streets. They have very limited means and are subject to all the dangers and indignities which that implies. It is a growing problem which is no longer restricted to our largest cities. For run-aways, the problem runs much deeper than simply tracing their whereabouts.

I feel the federal Government should initiate an in-depth study of this problem, identify the causative factors, and blueprint the responsibilities of all three levels of government and the private sector, and propose remedial measures. We may discover an erosion of traditional family support resources.

These kids come to the streets for many different reasons but they do have one thing in common, they all need our help.

Topic:   "STREET KID" SYNDROME-CALL FOR STUDY
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May 11, 1988

Has the Government established a timetable detailing the projected growth

in the (a) size of (b) spending on the Armed Forces Reserves over the next five

years and, if so, how does this forecast compare with changes in the Reserves

over the past five years?

Topic:   PRIVATE MEMBERS' BUSINESS
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
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May 9, 1988

1. At the present time are there any contracts for the procurement of goods and services outstanding between the government and American suppliers and, if so, what is the (a) number (b) total dollar value of these contracts?

2. To the knowledge of the Government, will this situation change following the full implementation of the free trade agreement and, if so, in what ways?

Topic:   ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
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April 19, 1988

During the past year, have studies been undertaken by the government concerning the depletion of the ozone layer in the atmosphere and remedial measures in respect thereof and, if so, in each case (a) by what organization or individual (b) under what terms of reference?

Topic:   ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
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March 22, 1988

Hon. J. Robert Howie (York-Sunbury):

Mr. Speaker, Jim Sullivan, Charlie Sullivan, Craig Burgess, and Dan Alderman are four of the greatest ambassadors Canada has ever had. Highly respected young men of great ability, they worked hard and prepared themselves for the task of competing with the best in the world.

On Saturday, March 19, 1988, these four young Canadians won the World Junior Curling Championship for Canada. These young men are worthy champions and great ambassadors for Canada. They brought great distinction to themselves and to their country. They come from Fredericton, New Brunswick, the city that is fast becoming recognized as the centre of excellence in curling and in good sportsmanship.

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Topic:   WORLD JUNIOR CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP WON BY CANADIAN RINK
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