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 55 of 57)


July 10, 1940

Mr. DOUGLAS (Weybum):

It is precisely because it is so simple that there is a general feeling that there is some reason other than a military one why it is not done.

Topic:   APPOINTMENT OF ADDITIONAL MINISTERS AND DEPUTY MINISTERS FOR MILITARY, NAVAL AND AIR SERVICES
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June 12, 1940

Mr. DOUGLAS (Weybum):

For a copy of all letters, telegrams, affidavits and other documents dated from August 1, 1939, to March 31, 1940, in the possession of the government, regarding the application for the acreage bonus in township 13-16-W 2nd.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ACREAGE BONUS-APPLICATIONS IN TOWNSHIP
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June 3, 1940

Mr. DOUGLAS (Weybum):

But they knew it had been passed.

Topic:   WHEAT COOPERATIVE MARKETING
Subtopic:   CALCULATION OF INITIAL PAYMENTS TO SELLING AGENCIES-AUTHORITY FOR PAYMENT OF LLABILITIES AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES
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June 3, 1940

Mr. DOUGLAS (Weybum):

No, I cannot. I could have stopped at 1936. I was simply pointing out the decline in agricultural income in the three years during which the first board of review operated in Saskatchewan. As I understand, it was appointed in 1934 and ceased to function on December 1, 1936. I was pointing out that during that period there had been a decline in agricultural income.

Topic:   FARMERS' CREDITORS
Subtopic:   AMENDMENT OF ARRANGEMENT ACT AS TO PROPOSALS FOR COMPOSITION, ETC., IN MANITOBA
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June 3, 1940

Mr. DOUGLAS (Weybum):

Quite so, because the pools knew perfectly well that many of the line elevator companies would come under this legislation.

Topic:   WHEAT COOPERATIVE MARKETING
Subtopic:   CALCULATION OF INITIAL PAYMENTS TO SELLING AGENCIES-AUTHORITY FOR PAYMENT OF LLABILITIES AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES
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