James Allison GLEN

GLEN, The Hon. James Allison, P.C., K.C.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Marquette (Manitoba)
Birth Date
December 18, 1877
Deceased Date
June 28, 1950
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Allison_Glen
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=fee51984-decd-4fbd-be78-fd0f9139c226&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
barrister, lawyer

Parliamentary Career

September 14, 1926 - May 30, 1930
LIB-PRO
  Marquette (Manitoba)
October 14, 1935 - January 25, 1940
LIB-PRO
  Marquette (Manitoba)
March 26, 1940 - April 16, 1945
LIB-PRO
  Marquette (Manitoba)
  • Speaker of the House of Commons (May 16, 1940 - April 17, 1945)
June 11, 1945 - November 4, 1948
LIB
  Marquette (Manitoba)
  • Minister of Mines and Resources (April 18, 1945 - June 10, 1948)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 245)


March 3, 1948

1. 1914, $11,947.80; 1915, $1,587,059.89.

2. 1914-interest $7,322.79, principal $4,625.01; 1915-interest $946,393.22, principal $640,665.67.

3. The government has not made any unusual or special effort to collect these liens in recent years. However, payments are being received in the department to apply on the advances.

4. Requests have been received from time to time that there should be a general cancellation of the liens but no such action has

Questions

been taken. The Debts Due the Crown Act, chapter 51, 17 George V, 1927, provides a means whereby the amounts owing under the liens can be adjusted. Applications for adjustment are continually being considered and dealt with by the seed grain adjustment board.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   SEED GRAIN LIENS-SASKATCHEWAN
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March 3, 1948

1. A preliminary survey of the provincial lands was carried out by the provincial government during 1947. A final report has not

yet been received.

2. A preliminary report has been received, however, which indicates that due to unusual water conditions on the marshes further work will have to be done.

3. No.

Topic:   ALBERTA MUSKRAT PROJECT, ATHABASKA RIVER
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February 26, 1948

Hon. J. A. GLEN (Minister of Mines and Resources):

I presume the hon. gentleman is referring to a road within the confines of the park. If so, the cost of any such road would be paid one hundred per cent by the federal government.

Topic:   NATIONAL PARKS
Subtopic:   CAVENDISH, P.E.I.-REFERENCE TO CONSTRUCTION OF HIGHWAY
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February 25, 1948

Mr. GLEN:

Yes. As applications are received, settlement arrangements are investigated. Applicants are then informed that they will be notified as soon as the immigration office has been reopened in Hong Kong in order that they may advise their family to come forward for examination. A superintendent of immigration will be proceeding to Hong Kong shortly and it is expected that his office will be in operation within two months.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMMIGRATION-CHINESE
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February 25, 1948

Mr. GLEN:

The late Canon Turner was not an employee of the Department or of the Canadian government and consequently no action has been taken to pay his widow a pension.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   QUESTION OF PENSION TO WIDOW OF CANON TURNER
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