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)
  • Liberal Party House Leader (May 1, 1948 - May 8, 1953)
  • Leader of the Government in the House of Commons (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)
  • Liberal Party House Leader (May 1, 1948 - May 8, 1953)
  • Leader of the Government in the House of Commons (May 1, 1948 - May 8, 1953)
  • Minister of Public Works (November 15, 1948 - June 11, 1953)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 2 of 1188)


May 9, 1953

Mr. Fournier (Hull):

I am told that this $115,000, together with the sum of $50,000 in the main estimates, 1953-54, is originally required for dredging the bar in the entrance channel to permit larger boats to enter the northeast arm of the harbour and to provide safe anchorage in stormy weather.

Topic:   IRRIGATION
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
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May 9, 1953

Mr. Fournier (Hull):

This amount of $60,000 is to provide towards a fishing harbour consisting of dredging, landing and mooring facilities to accommodate small fishing craft in the area known as Harbour pond.

Topic:   IRRIGATION
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
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May 9, 1953

Mr. Fournier (Hull):

By the subtrade? I do not know who they are. If he is not an honest man-

Topic:   IRRIGATION
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
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May 9, 1953

Mr. Fournier (Hull):

Yes, that is after we receive progress reports.

Topic:   IRRIGATION
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
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May 9, 1953

Mr. Fournier (Hull):

I have here the whole plan describing it, but what stage it has reached I do not know. My officials always hesitate to undertake work before parliament authorizes the amount. If we pass this amount, I will give instructions that they get to work immediately.

Topic:   IRRIGATION
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
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