Pierre-François CASGRAIN

CASGRAIN, The Hon. Pierre-François, P.C., B.A., LL.M.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Charlevoix--Saguenay (Quebec)
Birth Date
August 4, 1886
Deceased Date
August 2, 1950
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre-François_Casgrain
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=bd9b695e-03eb-4481-be01-3402cff4d261&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
lawyer

Parliamentary Career

December 17, 1917 - October 4, 1921
L LIB
  Charlevoix--Montmorency (Quebec)
December 6, 1921 - September 5, 1925
LIB
  Charlevoix--Montmorency (Quebec)
  • Chief Government Whip (January 1, 1924 - January 1, 1926)
  • Whip of the Liberal Party (January 1, 1925 - January 1, 1936)
October 29, 1925 - July 2, 1926
LIB
  Charlevoix--Saguenay (Quebec)
  • Chief Government Whip (January 1, 1924 - January 1, 1926)
  • Whip of the Liberal Party (January 1, 1925 - January 1, 1936)
September 14, 1926 - May 30, 1930
LIB
  Charlevoix--Saguenay (Quebec)
  • Whip of the Liberal Party (January 1, 1925 - January 1, 1936)
  • Chief Government Whip (January 1, 1927 - January 1, 1930)
July 28, 1930 - August 14, 1935
LIB
  Charlevoix--Saguenay (Quebec)
  • Whip of the Liberal Party (January 1, 1925 - January 1, 1936)
October 14, 1935 - January 25, 1940
LIB
  Charlevoix--Saguenay (Quebec)
  • Whip of the Liberal Party (January 1, 1925 - January 1, 1936)
  • Speaker of the House of Commons (February 6, 1936 - May 8, 1940)
March 26, 1940 - April 16, 1945
LIB
  Charlevoix--Saguenay (Quebec)
  • Speaker of the House of Commons (February 6, 1936 - May 8, 1940)
  • Secretary of State of Canada (May 9, 1940 - December 14, 1941)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 125 of 125)


May 16, 1919

Mr. P. F. CASGRAIN (Charlevoix-Mont-morency):

I wish to draw the attention of the Government to this startling headline [DOT] which appears in the Montreal Gazette this morning: " Winnipeg sees general strike in full effect-27,000 workers quit in sympathy with metal men-minister powerless-bakers, firemen, postal employees and railway shopmen among those out." The Minister of Labour is reported as saying that the Government can do nothing in the matter. I should like to know what steps the Government are going to take in view of the extraordinary circumstances, and what action will be taken to prevent the recurrence of strikes on such a huge scale in the future. I remember that when there was a little disturbance in the city of Quebec last year the military forces were called out, and I think this is the proper time

Topic:   THE WINNIPEG STRIKE.
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