Napoléon Antoine BELCOURT

BELCOURT, The Hon. Napoléon Antoine, P.C., K.C., LL.M., LL.D.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Ottawa (City of) (Ontario)
Birth Date
September 15, 1860
Deceased Date
August 7, 1932
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoléon_Belcourt
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=f908fda1-bf0c-4590-a547-3edf669acb55&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
lawyer

Parliamentary Career

June 23, 1896 - October 9, 1900
LIB
  Ottawa (City of) (Ontario)
November 7, 1900 - September 29, 1904
LIB
  Ottawa (City of) (Ontario)
  • Speaker of the House of Commons (March 10, 1904 - January 10, 1905)
November 3, 1904 - September 17, 1908
LIB
  Ottawa (City of) (Ontario)
  • Speaker of the House of Commons (March 10, 1904 - January 10, 1905)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 104)


June 16, 1905

Mr. BELCOURT.

The amendments are merely verbal. The object is to make provisions of the Railway Act of 1903 applicable to this Act.

Topic:   SUPPLY.
Subtopic:   DOMINION ATLANTIC RAILWAY COMPANY.
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June 7, 1905

Mr. BELCOURT.

That is exactly the point I am trying to make. I submit as a matter of sound parliamentary interpretation of law, that in the interpretation of a law by parliament and not bv a court of justice

Topic:   JT7NE 8. 1905
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June 7, 1905

Mr. BELCOURT.

There is no denominational school law for them. I am speaking of the law of 1S75, interpreting that law, and I say the law of 1875 as well as the Confederation Act, 1867, did not assume to Ixither itself with any other religious sect but these two. That is my argument. I may be wrong, but surely that is very plain.

Topic:   JT7NE 8. 1905
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June 7, 1905

Mr. BELCOURT.

So far as the judge is concerned, I quite admit that the hon. member for North Toronto who took such pains this afternoon to say he was not going to argue as a lawyer, but as a parliamentarian or common sense man, argued it from the most narrow, contracted view that any lawyer could take.

Topic:   JT7NE 8. 1905
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June 7, 1905

Mr. BELCOURT.

Pickford & Black. But they have asked for certain modifications in the service, dispensing them from calling at certain islands, and as the imperial government is equally interested in the service, paying one-lialf, we are now in correspondence with them with regard to the matter.

Topic:   SUPPLY-THE YUKON TERRITORY.
Subtopic:   ROBERT BELL.
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