David Walter GROOS

GROOS, David Walter

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Victoria (British Columbia)
Birth Date
April 20, 1918
Deceased Date
January 12, 1976
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Groos
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=efed4637-b324-4f7a-8aff-cc5317d02ba1&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
naval officer

Parliamentary Career

April 8, 1963 - September 8, 1965
LIB
  Victoria (British Columbia)
November 8, 1965 - April 23, 1968
LIB
  Victoria (British Columbia)
June 25, 1968 - September 1, 1972
LIB
  Victoria (British Columbia)
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence (August 30, 1968 - September 30, 1970)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 90)


June 6, 1972

Mr. D. W. Groos (Victoria):

Mr. Speaker, my question is for the government House leader. Will he take this comparatively minor oil spill at Cherry Point as an indication of the seriousness of the problem which both Canada and the United States face and send all private members' notices of motions and private members' bills pertaining to the prevention of such accidents to the appropriate standing committees of the House for study and action? While I am on my feet, Mr. Speaker-

Topic:   OIL SPILLS-REQUEST THAT PRIVATE MEMBERS' MOTIONS AND BILLS PERTAINING TO PREVENTION BE REFERRED TO COMMITTEE
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June 6, 1972

Mr. Groos:

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Now that I am on my feet again, may I draw your attention to the fact that today is the twenty-eighth anniversary of the allied landing in Normandy. In doing so, I hope I may remind hon. members that there is still plenty of peaceful action needed today on the pollution front.

Topic:   OIL SPILLS-REQUEST THAT PRIVATE MEMBERS' MOTIONS AND BILLS PERTAINING TO PREVENTION BE REFERRED TO COMMITTEE
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April 25, 1972

Mr. Groos:

I apologize for the length of the question but I felt that perhaps some explanation was necessary. The nub of the question is whether the Prime Minister would make known our concern over this matter, and in particular would do his utmost to persuade the United States

April 25, 1972

government to set a maximum limit on the capacity of tankers permitted to use this route?

Topic:   POLLUTION
Subtopic:   THREAT FROM PROPOSED TAPS TANKER ROUTE-REQUEST FOR RENEWED REPRESENTATIONS TO UNITED STATES, INCLUDING LIMITATION OF TANKER CAPACITY
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April 25, 1972

Mr. D. W. Groos (Victoria):

My question is for the Prime Minister, Mr. Speaker, and I regret that I have not given him notice of it.

Topic:   POLLUTION
Subtopic:   THREAT FROM PROPOSED TAPS TANKER ROUTE-REQUEST FOR RENEWED REPRESENTATIONS TO UNITED STATES, INCLUDING LIMITATION OF TANKER CAPACITY
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April 25, 1972

Mr. Groos:

Observing that operations were commenced yesterday by United States authorities to survey the waters in the approaches to Bellingham, Washington, and off the Cherry Point refinery to a depth of 90 feet to allow for the safe passage of 500,000 ton oil tankers, and observing that these tankers would be four times as large as those now being built for the possible servicing of the Cherry Point refinery from Valdez, Alaska, will the Prime Minister make known once again to the United States government the Canadian government's increasing concern and apprehension over the possible use of the Juan de Fuca route for massive shipments of oil and at the same time-

Topic:   POLLUTION
Subtopic:   THREAT FROM PROPOSED TAPS TANKER ROUTE-REQUEST FOR RENEWED REPRESENTATIONS TO UNITED STATES, INCLUDING LIMITATION OF TANKER CAPACITY
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