Peter MACDONALD

MACDONALD, Peter, M.D.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Huron East (Ontario)
Birth Date
August 14, 1835
Deceased Date
March 25, 1923
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Macdonald_(Canadian_politician)
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=b51f4134-46ce-4074-8ec8-9b889a8caa45&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
physician

Parliamentary Career

February 22, 1887 - February 3, 1891
LIB
  Huron East (Ontario)
March 5, 1891 - April 24, 1896
LIB
  Huron East (Ontario)
June 23, 1896 - October 9, 1900
LIB
  Huron East (Ontario)
November 7, 1900 - September 29, 1904
LIB
  Huron East (Ontario)
  • Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons (February 11, 1901 - September 29, 1904)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 178)


August 9, 1904

Mr. DEPUTY SPEAKER.

The Galops canal has been passed and the report has been sent back to the House. Now we are going to discuss it in this way so as to have the resolution before the committee.

Topic:   HEBER BUTTIMER.
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August 9, 1904

Mr. DEPUTY SPEAKER.

It must be understood that this discussion is taking place under the Rideau canal item, which item has just been passed. It will therefore be necessary to- make a motion to reconsider the Rideau canal item. We will assume that the item is reopened.

Topic:   HEBER BUTTIMER.
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August 9, 1904

Mr. DEPUTY SPEAKER.

This is wholly out of order. It has nothing to do with the gathering of statistics, and I must call both the minister and the hon. member for North Victoria to order.

Quarantine-Public Works Health Act, $3,000.

Cattle Quarantine and Veterinary Division, $50,000.

Topic:   HEBER BUTTIMER.
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August 8, 1904

Mr. DEPUTY SPEAKER.

I will read the balance of resolution 3 :

22. Paraffine wax candles, 25 per cent ad valorem.

151. Paraffine wax, 25 per cent ad valorem.

170. Illuminating oils, composed wholly1 or in part of the products of petroleum, coal, shale or lignite, costing more than thirty cents per gallon, 20 per cent ad valorem.

171. Lubricating oils, composed wholly or in part of petroleum, costing less than 25 cents per gallon, 2J cents per gallon.

172. Crude petroleum, gas oils (other than naphtha, benzine and gasoline), lighter than *S235 but not less than :775 specific gravity, at 60 degrees temperature, 11 cents per gallon.

173. Oils, coal and kerosene, distilled, purified or refined, naphtha and petroleum and products of petroleum, n.e.s., 2J cents per gallon.

175. Lubricating oils, n.e.s., and axle grease, 20 per cent ad valorem.

178. Vaseline, and all similar preparations of petroleum for toilet, medicinal or other purposes, 25 per cent ad valorem.

201 (a). Common and colourless window glass, 15 per cent ad valorem.

203. Plate glass, not bevelled, in sheets or Danes, not exceeding seven square feet each, n.o.p., 10 per cent ad valorem.

203 (a.) Plate glass, not bevelled, in sheets or panes exceeding seven square feet each, and not exceeding twenty-five square feet each, n.o.p., 25 per cent ad valorem.

After item 323 -Provided that for duty purposes the minimum valub of an open buggy shall be forty dollars, and the minimum value of a covered buggy shall be fifty dollars.

368 (a.) Silk fabrics, when imported by manufacturers of neckties for use exclusively in the manufacture of neckties in their own factories, under regulations to he made by the Minister of Customs, 10 per cent ad valorem.

147 (a.) Artificial teeth, until April 1, 1905, 10 per cent ad valorem.

Notwithstanding anything contained in schedule D, the maximum duty on the undermentioned articles when imported under the British preferential tariff shall be as follows :-

185 (a.) Tableware of china, porcelain or other white clay, 15 per cent ad valorem.

201 (b.) Common and colourless window glass,

per cent ad valorero-

Notwithstanding anything contained in schedule D, the minimum duty on the undermentioned articles when imported under the British preferential tariff shall be as follows [DOT]-

394 (a.) Manufactures as described in item 394 of schedule A (excepting blankets, flannels, bed comforters and counterpanes) composed wholly or in part of wool, worsted, the hair of the Alpaca, goat or other like animal. 30 per cent ad valorem.

Topic:   WAYS AND MEANS-TARIFF COMMIS SION.
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August 6, 1904

Mr. DEPUTY SPEAKER.

This discussion is irregular. It would be better to take the clauses in order, and move to amend each one as desired.

Topic:   MUTUAL RESERVE LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY.
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