Martin Patrick O'CONNELL

O'CONNELL, The Hon. Martin Patrick, P.C., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Scarborough East (Ontario)
Birth Date
August 1, 1916
Deceased Date
August 11, 2003
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_O'Connell_(politician)
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=e9c339e5-75df-4594-b250-d97aebef933e&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
economist, investment dealer, professor, teacher

Parliamentary Career

June 25, 1968 - September 1, 1972
LIB
  Scarborough East (Ontario)
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Regional Economic Expansion (October 20, 1969 - August 11, 1971)
  • Minister of State (Without Portfolio) (August 12, 1971 - January 27, 1972)
  • Minister of Labour (January 28, 1972 - November 26, 1972)
July 8, 1974 - March 26, 1979
LIB
  Scarborough East (Ontario)
  • Minister of Labour (November 24, 1978 - June 3, 1979)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 67)


February 8, 1979

Mr. O'Connell:

In any case, what I would like to say in reply is that I will discuss this matter with the Postmaster General before making any kind of commitment with regard to a referral to a standing committee of this House.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   LABOUR DISPUTES
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February 8, 1979

Mr. O'Connell:

Mr. Speaker, I am sure there is no divergence of view between the Postmaster General and myself. Second, it would be important to ascertain whether the incidents which are alleged to have taken place took place before or after the statute was passed in this House.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   LABOUR DISPUTES
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February 8, 1979

Mr. O'Connell:

Yes, indeed, Mr. Speaker.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   PROTECTION FOR POST OFFICE WORKERS AGAINST DISCIPLINING BY UNION
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February 1, 1979

Mr. O'Connell:

No, Mr. Speaker, I did not say that. I said that the two parties have returned to the negotiating table and I hope they will be able to resolve this dispute.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   LABOUR RELATIONS
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January 25, 1979

Mr. O'Connell:

Yes, Mr. Speaker, I will be very pleased to do that.

On the question of comparability, it is the government, or all of us on this side who are seeking to convince public service unions that they ought to accept the principle of comparability. We brought forward a bill which stated the policy of the government in legislative form to implement the principle of

January 25, 1979

Oral Questions

comparability. It is not us who are dragging our feet; it is the unions which do not want to enter into comparability. It sits strange with me that the hon. member would suggest that that is the principle which is at stake.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   LABOUR RELATIONS
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