George Burpee JONES

JONES, The Hon. George Burpee, P.C.

Personal Data

Party
Progressive Conservative
Constituency
Royal (New Brunswick)
Birth Date
January 9, 1866
Deceased Date
April 27, 1950
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Burpee_Jones
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=b9fb0d72-3610-42f4-991a-66ed1ca6b876&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
business executive, merchant

Parliamentary Career

December 6, 1921 - September 5, 1925
CON
  Royal (New Brunswick)
October 29, 1925 - July 2, 1926
CON
  Royal (New Brunswick)
September 14, 1926 - May 30, 1930
CON
  Royal (New Brunswick)
  • Minister of Labour (July 13, 1926 - September 24, 1926)
July 28, 1930 - August 14, 1935
CON
  Royal (New Brunswick)
June 27, 1932 - August 14, 1935
CON
  Royal (New Brunswick)
December 11, 1942 - August 14, 1935
PC
  Royal (New Brunswick)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 20 of 22)


March 26, 1924

1. How much, if any, federal money has been paid out of the good roads appropriation towards the St. Margaret's Bay road in Nova Scotia?

2. Does the amount paid represent forty per cent of the cost of production? If not, what per cent?

3. How many miles have been constructed upon which the Dominion payment is applicable?

4. If nothing has been paid, is it intended that any Dominion money shall be contributed toward this road?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ST. MARGARET'S BAY ROAD
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March 19, 1924

Mr. JONES:

For a return giving a copy of all correspondence, memoranda and other documents relating to the closing of the post office at Belleisle Creek, King's County, and the opening of a new post office in its stead; and including all information in the possession of the department as to the cost occasioned thereby; also for copy of all correspondence, tenders and other documents in connection with Rural Routes numbers one, two and three, in relation to the closing of the old post office and the opening of the new; and of all correspondence and other records in connection with the appointment of a postmaster at Belleisle Creek.

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   BELLEISLE CREEK POST OFFICE
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March 19, 1924

1. When did the position of Lightkeeper, Cedars, Parish of Kingston, King's County, New Brunswick, become vacant ?

2. Who were the applicants for the position?

3. Were any applications received from returned soldiers?

4. Who was appointed and on whose recommendation?

5. Is the department aware that Sanford Evans, a returned soldier, with 22 months' service in France and also having two brothers each having served four years in France, was an applicant for this position?

6. Why was a returned soldier not appointed to this position ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   LIGHT KEEPER, CEDARS, N.B.
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March 19, 1924

Mr. JONES:

For a copy of all memoranda, correspondence, telegrams, and other documents, relating to the appointment of Light Keeper for the Cedars Light, St. John River, Parish of Kingston, King's County, New Brunswick.

Unopposed Motions

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   CEDARS LIGHT
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March 19, 1924

1. When and for what reason was the location of the Post Office at Belleisle Creek, King's County, changed?

2. How far is the new Post Office distant from the old one?

3. What difference in cost is there between the service from the Railway station to the old Post Office and to the new Post Office?

Questions

4. What difference in cost is there between the Rural Route numbers one, two and three, serving the old Post Office and serving the new one?

5. Was James McCreary, a returned soldier, an applicant for the position of Postmaster?

6. Why was McCreary not appointed?

7. Who was appointed to the new Post Office and on whose recommendation was the appointment made?

8. Were any letters or other communications received by the Department in connection with this Post Office from the Prime Minister and Dr. D. H. Mo-Allister, Liberal candidate at the last general election?

9. If so, what are the dates of these letters and what requests were made by the respective writers?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BELLEISLE CREEK POST OFFICE
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