Herbert Alexander BRUCE

BRUCE, Col. The Hon. Herbert Alexander, M.D., L.R.C.P (London), F.R.C.S. (Eng.), F.A.C.S.

Personal Data

Party
Progressive Conservative
Constituency
Parkdale (Ontario)
Birth Date
September 28, 1868
Deceased Date
June 23, 1963
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Alexander_Bruce
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=b7586ae8-2255-4662-8bba-fa77a642d956&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
physician, professor, surgeon

Parliamentary Career

March 26, 1940 - April 16, 1945
NAT
  Parkdale (Ontario)
June 11, 1945 - March 30, 1946
PC
  Parkdale (Ontario)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 191 of 192)


May 27, 1940

1. Has the government yet decided to relieve Great Britain and France of the burden of their thousands of refugees?

2. If so, have they set up the necessary machinery to give this immediate effect?

3. How many refugees do they contemplate bringing to Canada?

Topic:   TRADE BETWEEN GREAT BRITAIN, UNITED STATES AND CANADA
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May 23, 1940

1. How many _ enlisted men and officers, who went overseas either with the first division or subsequently, have been returned to Canada?

2. Why were they returned?

3. Have they since been discharged from the army?

4. Will they be entitled to pensions?

5. If so, to what amount?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   ENLISTED MEN RETURNED TO CANADA
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May 23, 1940

1. How many men of the first division were reexamined before going overseas?

2. Were X-ray examinations made on enlistment?

3. How many men developed chest conditions between enlistment and going overseas?

4. Were all men examined by X-ray before going overseas?

[Mr. MacNicol.l

5. Have all precautions been taken, and records kept so that proper identification may be made later when the question of pensions is being considered?

6. If so, what are they?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN ACTIVE SERVICE FORCE-MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS
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May 23, 1940

1. What is the total of_ the expenditures made by the Canadian National Railways on the Montreal Terminal project up to March 31, 1940, under the authority of the vote of last session for the expenditure of $4,200,000 i

2 What contracts or other commitments have the Canadian National Railways entered into in this connection, covering sums which are not yet clue or paid, but which are not included in the answer to the previous question?

3. In view of the present crisis, is it the intention of the government to authorize the Canadian National Railways to continue with this programme, which was stated in the first session of 1939, to contemplate expenditures of $12,600,000 during the fiscal years ending March 31, 1940, 1941 and 1942?

4. Will the government obtain from the

management of the Canadian National Railways and publish drawings and descriptions of the station building which it is proposed to erect under the $12,600,000 project?

5. Will the government obtain from themanagement of the Canadian National Railways and publish plans and descriptions of all other work to be carried out by the Canadian National Railways under the $12,600,000

project?

6. Does the contemplated expenditure of

$12,600,000 cover: (a) the conversion of the

Bonaventure station area into a local freight delivery terminal; (b) the rearrangement of the Canadian National Railways freight yard at Turcotte?

7. Does the $12,600,000 project correct the lack of a connection between the east end and west end freight yards of the Canadian National Railways which was stated by the officers of the railways to be a major operating disability?

8. Does the $12,600,000 project cover the foreseeable requirements of the Canadian National Railways in connection with its Montreal terminals?

9. Is it the intention of the government to authorize the Canadian National Railways to treat this project as a first instalment of the execution of the so-called Palmer project, which was estimated to cost in excess of $50,000,000?

10. When will the Canadian National Railways suspend electric passenger car service on the Victoria bridge, and substitute a transfer of passengers at the south end of that bridge .from electric tramway cars to train, as outlined :In published descriptions of the $12,600,000 project?

11. In making the decision to proceed with improvements to their Montreal terminals, did -the officers of the Canadian National Railways [DOT]consult with the management of the Canadian Pacific Railway to ascertain whether the city of Montreal could be given equal or better terminal facilities at a less cost to the public by cooperative action between the two companies as contemplated under the Canadian National-Canadian Pacific Act, 1933?

[Mr. Homuth.l

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-MONTREAL TERMINAL
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May 22, 1940

Hon. H. A. BRUCE (Parkdale):

I wish to ask a question of the Minister of Justice (Mr. Lapointe). In view of the serious situation which has developed in France since the minister gave his reply to my question on Monday last, will the minister please tell the house if he is now prepared to take a more realistic view of the situation and take immediate steps-

Topic:   SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES
Subtopic:   SUGGESTED INTERNMENT OF ENEMY SYMPATHIZERS-RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN FRANCE
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