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 56 of 57)


June 3, 1940

Mr. DOUGLAS (Weybum):

But the pools 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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May 31, 1940

Mr. DOUGLAS (Weybum):

What steps

have the department taken to get these cooperatives formed? I am surprised that a larger number of cooperatives have not availed themselves of the benefits of this act. I thought it would be much larger than the list the minister read.

Topic:   AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO PROVIDE FOB AGREEMENTS WITH COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS AND PROCESSORS
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May 31, 1940

Mr. DOUGLAS (Weybum):

What do those services cost the government a year?

Topic:   SEEDS ACT
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO EMPOWER THE MINISTER TO PRESCRIBE FEES FOR SEED CONTROL SERVICES
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May 31, 1940

Mr. DOUGLAS (Weybum):

But you could attach a proviso when water is diverted.

Topic:   MUNITIONS AND SUPPLY
Subtopic:   BEAUHARNOIS POWER COMPANY
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