James Lester DOUGLAS

DOUGLAS, James Lester

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Queen's (Prince Edward Island)
Birth Date
November 29, 1881
Deceased Date
September 30, 1950
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Lester_Douglas
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=bbf601ac-11ae-44b0-8bec-e379540a370a&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
exporter, farmer

Parliamentary Career

March 26, 1940 - April 16, 1945
LIB
  Queen's (Prince Edward Island)
June 11, 1945 - April 30, 1949
LIB
  Queen's (Prince Edward Island)
June 27, 1949 - June 13, 1953
LIB
  Queen's (Prince Edward Island)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 4 of 57)


March 23, 1944

Mr. DOUGLAS (Weyfourn):

Perhaps they

are fighting for democracy over there.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF MUNITIONS AND SUPPLY
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March 20, 1944

Mr. DOUGLAS (Weybum):

The hon.

gentleman has given the victory loans and the money borrowed from the chartered banks. Would there not be bonds sold on the investment market either for refunding purposes or for state borrowing? Has he any estimate of these?

Topic:   LOAN OF SI ,000,000,000 TO MEET LOANS OR OBLIGATIONS, TO PURCHASE UN MATURED SECURITIES AND FOR PUBLIC WORKS AND GENERAL PURPOSES
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March 20, 1944

Mr. DOUGLAS (Weybum):

With his recommendation attached?

Topic:   CANADIAN ARMY
Subtopic:   CONDITIONS FOR GRANTING OF FARM SPRING LEAVE, 1944
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March 20, 1944

Mr. DOUGLAS (Weybum):

Will the

government pay all or any part of the transportation expenses of these men, to enable them to return home to do farm work? If a man has to go from one end of Canada to the other he cannot earn enough in two months to compensate him for the journey.

Mr. MACDONALD [DOT] (Halifax): There is

provision in the order with respect to transportation. The soldier must pay his own transportation.

Topic:   CANADIAN ARMY
Subtopic:   CONDITIONS FOR GRANTING OF FARM SPRING LEAVE, 1944
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March 20, 1944

Mr. DOUGLAS (Weybum):

Has the hon.

gentleman the total amount paid in interest?

Topic:   LOAN OF SI ,000,000,000 TO MEET LOANS OR OBLIGATIONS, TO PURCHASE UN MATURED SECURITIES AND FOR PUBLIC WORKS AND GENERAL PURPOSES
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