François Jean PELLETIER

PELLETIER, François Jean

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Matane (Quebec)
Birth Date
November 17, 1863
Deceased Date
December 15, 1945
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/François_Jean_Pelletier
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=aca426bd-b944-4cc7-ae80-cbd038c1a9dc&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
merchant

Parliamentary Career

December 17, 1917 - October 4, 1921
L LIB
  Matane (Quebec)
December 6, 1921 - September 5, 1925
LIB
  Matane (Quebec)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 5 of 27)


July 7, 1924

Mr. PELLETIER:

There is a population

of between nine and ten thousand at Matane and the immediate vicinity. We also have a transient population on the north shore. In September men go to work in the bush on the north shore for the different companies operating there. The vessels navigate until the latter part of December. Last year the vessel St. Regis left Matane on the 31st of December for Godbout. Between 1,800 and 2,000 or more men go across every year to spend the winter in the bush, and they have no outlet to the world except through Matane. When navigation opens they all go through there and in the fall when the different companies

Supply-Harbours and Rivers

are about to begin operations they all get on board and go across. So far as the embargo is concerned, the Hammermill people are not much interested in it; they are preparing-

Topic:   PUBLIC WORKS-HARBOURS AND RIVERS
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July 7, 1924

Mr. PELLETIER:

Larger vessels are used, therefore it is necessary to connect the western breakwater with the main government wharf.

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July 7, 1924

Mr. PELLETIER:

They are not sufficient and I pointed that fact out. Price Brothers are shipping and their barges always have to wait for the high tide. Their barges are loaded hours before they are in a position to go out.

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July 7, 1924

Mr. PELLETIER:

They ship over the main wharf.

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July 7, 1924

Mr. PELLETIER:

No.

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