Thomas VIEN

VIEN, The Hon. Thomas, P.C., Q.C., B.A., LL.L., F.R.C.G.S., F.A.G.S.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Outremont (Quebec)
Birth Date
July 19, 1881
Deceased Date
November 18, 1972
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Vien
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=fd945515-43b5-4eed-9b1c-8c100beef111&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
barrister, lawyer

Parliamentary Career

December 17, 1917 - October 4, 1921
L LIB
  Lotbinière (Quebec)
December 6, 1921 - September 5, 1925
LIB
  Lotbinière (Quebec)
October 14, 1935 - January 25, 1940
LIB
  Outremont (Quebec)
March 26, 1940 - April 16, 1945
LIB
  Outremont (Quebec)
  • Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons (May 21, 1940 - October 4, 1942)
  • Speaker of the Senate (January 23, 1943 - August 23, 1945)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 5 of 986)


March 29, 1945

Mr. SPEAKER:

I have the honour to inform the house that I have received the following communication:

Ottawa, March 29, 1945.

Sir:-I have the honour to inform you that Hon. Patrick Kerwin, acting as deputy of His Excellency the Governor General, will proceed to tile Senate chamber to-day, Thursday, the 29th of March, 1945, at 6 p.m.. for the purpose of giving the royal assent to certain bills.

I have the honour to be,

Sir,

Your obedient servant,

F. L. C. Pereira, Assistant Secretary to the Governor General.

Topic:   THE ROYAL ASSENT
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March 28, 1945

Mr. SPEAKER:

Order.

Topic:   EDITION
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March 28, 1945

Mr. SPEAKER:

As I heard him, the hon. member was taking exception to a statement made by the Prime Minister. I do not think there was anything objectionable in it.

Topic:   EDITION
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March 28, 1945

Mr. SPEAKER:

As I caught his words the Prime Minister said, "I cannot understand why my hon. friends opposite should belittle Canada's war effort." I did not interpret that as referring only to the hon. member for Vancouver South. It was a general statement referring to the opposition.

Topic:   EDITION
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March 28, 1945

Mr. SPEAKER:

In connection with the

question asked by the leader of the opposition, I may say that a memorandum with respect to the matter has been prepared by the Clerk for submission to the government.

Topic:   RECOMMENDATIONS OF CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION WITH RESPECT TO CLASSIFICATIONS, ETC.
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