George Brecken NICHOLSON

NICHOLSON, George Brecken

Personal Data

Party
Conservative (1867-1942)
Constituency
Algoma East (Ontario)
Birth Date
March 17, 1868
Deceased Date
January 1, 1935
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Nicholson_(politician)
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=e59bd97e-ff2c-4d93-91cf-2c7d62ee9aac&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
lumber merchant

Parliamentary Career

December 17, 1917 - October 4, 1921
UNION
  Algoma East (Ontario)
October 29, 1925 - July 2, 1926
CON
  Algoma East (Ontario)
July 28, 1930 - January 1, 1935
CON
  Algoma East (Ontario)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 199)


June 27, 1934

Mr. NICHOLSON:

I was paired with the

hon. member for North Timiskaming (Mr. Bradette). Had I voted, I would have voted to sustain the Speaker's ruling.

Topic:   BANK OF CANADA
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June 22, 1934

Mr. NICHOLSON:

Does the right hon. gentleman suggest that the directors he refers to should be political directors in the sense that they should be appointed and dismissed politically

Topic:   BANK OF CANADA ACT
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June 22, 1934

Mr. NICHOLSON:

Will the right hon. gentleman permit a question in order that laymen in the house may get a clear idea of what he has in his mind? Will he suggest that the governor and deputy governor and even the directors representing the public should be changed with a change of government in this country, in other words be made political appointments? His argument suggests to me as a layman that he feels that the governor, the deputy governor and a majority of the board of directors should be changed or dismissed with each change of government.

Topic:   BANK OF CANADA ACT
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June 21, 1934

Mr. NICHOLSON:

If this institution, as provided for in the preamble, is going to control the credit of the country, what does rediscounting mean? Suppose the bank, for political reasons refused to rediscount, as it would have the right to do.

Topic:   BANK OF CANADA ACT
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June 21, 1934

Mr. NICHOLSON:

What happened to the board of directors of the Canadian National Railways in 1922?

Topic:   BANK OF CANADA ACT
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