Alphonse FOURNIER

FOURNIER, The Hon. Alphonse, P.C., Q.C., LL.L.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Hull (Quebec)
Birth Date
March 24, 1893
Deceased Date
October 8, 1961
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alphonse_Fournier
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=e5ed9765-2639-4a7d-bd0c-56f55fc71719&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
lawyer, teacher

Parliamentary Career

July 28, 1930 - August 14, 1935
LIB
  Hull (Quebec)
October 14, 1935 - January 25, 1940
LIB
  Hull (Quebec)
March 26, 1940 - April 16, 1945
LIB
  Hull (Quebec)
  • Minister of Public Works (October 7, 1942 - November 14, 1948)
June 11, 1945 - April 30, 1949
LIB
  Hull (Quebec)
  • Minister of Public Works (October 7, 1942 - November 14, 1948)
  • Leader of the Government in the House of Commons (May 1, 1948 - May 8, 1953)
  • Liberal Party House Leader (May 1, 1948 - May 8, 1953)
  • Minister of Public Works (November 15, 1948 - June 11, 1953)
June 27, 1949 - June 13, 1953
LIB
  Hull (Quebec)
  • Leader of the Government in the House of Commons (May 1, 1948 - May 8, 1953)
  • Liberal Party House Leader (May 1, 1948 - May 8, 1953)
  • Minister of Public Works (November 15, 1948 - June 11, 1953)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 1188)


May 11, 1953

1. (a) Formal contract for major repairs, $20,500; (b) maintenance contract for minor repairs, $3,450.

2. No, not to knowledge of department.

3. (a) Major repairs, $2,050; (b) minor repairs, $3,450; (c) security deposit, $2,179.20.

4. No, payments to subcontractors or suppliers are responsibility of the general contractor.

5. The following subcontractors have filed claims with the department for non-payment of accounts by the general contractor; Ralph Connor, Halifax, $3,537; R. J. Frost Co., Halifax, $760.85; Cameron Electric, Springhill, $83; Hyatt's Hardware, Springhill, $568.77; M. C. MacCuish, Pictou, $85; James Nicholson, Pictou, $33.75; Dunlop Bros. Co., Amherst, $357.34; Casman & Co., Moncton, $700; Mrs. Eva Fletcher, Springhill, $16; D. H. Ryan, Springhill, $95; L. Bowden, Springhill, $112.88; G. F. Moore, Springhill, $172.02; C. E. Harrison, Parrsboro, $55.92; L. D. Bennett, Wallace,

5106 HOUSE OF

Public Service Superannuation Act $18; D. W. Priese & Sons, Shulven, $453.50; A. B. Smith (Estate), Rodney, $173.17; R. Weldon Cameron, Truro, $1,487.33; J. Robertson, W. River, $72.

Topic:   SPRINGHILL, N.S., POST OFFICE
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May 11, 1953

Mr. Fournier (Hull):

It is all in Hansard.

Topic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Subtopic:   CRIMINAL CODE
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May 9, 1953

Mr. Fournier (Hull):

I know it cannot be done, but even if we had had the time it has to be registered within a certain time-I know that is true in my province.

Topic:   IRRIGATION
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
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May 9, 1953

Mr. Fournier (Hull):

First of all, a liar, and then all kinds of things.

Topic:   IRRIGATION
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
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May 9, 1953

Mr. Fournier (Hull):

My hon. friends are good lawyers and have been before the courts.

I say to them: Do not make me a judge

whilst I am Minister of Public Works. That is not my duty.

Topic:   IRRIGATION
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
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