Robert Abercrombie PRINGLE

PRINGLE, Robert Abercrombie, Q.C.

Personal Data

Party
Conservative (1867-1942)
Constituency
Stormont (Ontario)
Birth Date
December 15, 1855
Deceased Date
January 9, 1922
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Abercrombie_Pringle
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=ae857af8-8d19-4f6d-8e3c-ac71e3e1703f&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
lawyer

Parliamentary Career

November 7, 1900 - September 29, 1904
CON
  Cornwall and Stormont (Ontario)
November 3, 1904 - September 17, 1908
CON
  Stormont (Ontario)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 54 of 57)


April 24, 1901

Mr. PRINGLE.

I am paired with the hon. member for Hants (Mr. Russell).

Topic:   SUPPLY-THE NIPISSING ELECTION.
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April 23, 1901

Mr. PRINGLE.

I must say that I am at a great loss to understand just where we are at in reference to this contract. On the 9th of April, when discussing an item in the estimates for steel rails and fastenings, $500,000, the hon. member for South Lanark (Hon. Mr. -Haggard) brought out from the Minister of Railways and Canals that there was a contract with the company of which Mr. Clergue seems to be the head

Topic:   SUPPLY.
Subtopic:   P. C. 2303.
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April 23, 1901

Mr. PRINGLE.

Then it was a piece of gross carelessness on some one's part. Now, we find that this contract for 125,000 tons of rails, to be supplied to the Dominion of Canada during a period of five years, was

Topic:   SUPPLY.
Subtopic:   P. C. 2303.
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April 23, 1901

Mr. PRINGLE.

Then why was it brought down as purporting to be a contract ?

Topic:   SUPPLY.
Subtopic:   P. C. 2303.
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April 23, 1901

Mr. PRINGLE.

I understood the hon. Minister of Finance to say that this document, which was laid on the Table, which was given to this House as a contract between the Lake Superior Power Company and the government of Canada, and which w*is discussed all one afternoon by this House, as if it were a contract that was in existence, was brought down through carelessness.

Topic:   SUPPLY.
Subtopic:   P. C. 2303.
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