Otto Emil LANG

LANG, The Hon. Otto Emil, P.C., O.C., Q.C., B.A., LL.B., B.C.L., LL.D.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Saskatoon--Humboldt (Saskatchewan)
Birth Date
May 14, 1932
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otto_Lang
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=c97a5dad-3c56-4861-9d78-991bb0107b29&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
dean, lawyer

Parliamentary Career

June 25, 1968 - September 1, 1972
LIB
  Saskatoon--Humboldt (Saskatchewan)
  • Minister Without Portfolio (July 6, 1968 - September 23, 1970)
  • Minister responsible for the Canadian Wheat Board (October 15, 1969 - June 3, 1979)
  • Minister of Manpower and Immigration (September 24, 1970 - January 27, 1972)
  • Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada (January 28, 1972 - September 25, 1975)
October 30, 1972 - May 9, 1974
LIB
  Saskatoon--Humboldt (Saskatchewan)
  • Minister responsible for the Canadian Wheat Board (October 15, 1969 - June 3, 1979)
  • Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada (January 28, 1972 - September 25, 1975)
July 8, 1974 - March 26, 1979
LIB
  Saskatoon--Humboldt (Saskatchewan)
  • Minister responsible for the Canadian Wheat Board (October 15, 1969 - June 3, 1979)
  • Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada (January 28, 1972 - September 25, 1975)
  • Minister of Transport (September 26, 1975 - June 3, 1979)
  • Minister of Communications (October 25, 1975 - December 4, 1975)
  • Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada (August 3, 1978 - August 8, 1978)
  • Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada (August 9, 1978 - November 23, 1978)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 5 of 1326)


March 21, 1979

Mr. Lang:

Mr. Speaker, as far as the Laird line is concerned-and the right hon. member asked me specifically about the Laird line-I recommend that he visit the rail

Oral Questions

retention committee and read the ad again. If he will follow it, he will find he can go before the CTC, make his argument and be heard there. That is what the ad is about. He has not read it. 1 hope all farmers read it and we finally get the final decision on the remaining lines, and at the end of this program, along with our $800 million rail rehabilitation program, we will have preserved lines throughout the prairies. We will be rebuilding them and all doubt that the right hon. gentleman left behind him all over the place will have been resolved and removed.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   RAILWAYS
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March 21, 1979

Mr. Lang:

I can assure hon. members that we will take every representation made to us into account and give appropriate weight to each one.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   AIR TRANSPORT
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March 21, 1979

Hon. Otto E. Lang (Minister of Transport):

The management of Air Canada advises as follows: Air Canada operates

Points of Order

on a calendar year and as both actions commenced in 1976 there were no fees incurred in 1975. There were fees paid relative to these proceedings in 1976 but Air Canada considers financial information regarding specific legal matters as proprietary.

Topic:   ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic:   QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER
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March 21, 1979

Hon. Otto E. Lang (Minister of Transport):

Mr. Speaker, when the right hon. gentleman suggests that a good deal of the ad has to do with what remains to be done and then suggests that this proves that nothing has been done, I have to listen attentively because, in terms of an expert on doing nothing about branch lines, five years as prime minister was the right hon. gentleman's record: he did nothing at all about branch lines in those five years.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   RAILWAYS
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March 21, 1979

Mr. Lang:

Can you give us your amendments?

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
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