Henry Robert EMMERSON

EMMERSON, The Hon. Henry Robert, P.C., K.C., LL.B., LL.D., D.C.L.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Westmorland (New Brunswick)
Birth Date
September 25, 1853
Deceased Date
July 9, 1914
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Emmerson
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=05ffcd85-4168-4656-82c4-05a0c40faaae&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
lawyer

Parliamentary Career

November 7, 1900 - January 14, 1904
LIB
  Westmorland (New Brunswick)
January 30, 1904 - September 29, 1904
LIB
  Westmorland (New Brunswick)
  • Minister of Railways and Canals (January 15, 1904 - April 2, 1907)
November 3, 1904 - September 17, 1908
LIB
  Westmorland (New Brunswick)
  • Minister of Railways and Canals (January 15, 1904 - April 2, 1907)
October 26, 1908 - July 29, 1911
LIB
  Westmorland (New Brunswick)
September 21, 1911 - October 6, 1917
LIB
  Westmorland (New Brunswick)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 1138)


May 22, 1914

Mr. EMMERSON:

Why confine it to

Vancouver? There are points that I know of that might have consideration just as well as Vancouver. '

Topic:   DRY-DOCKS SUBSIDIES.
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May 18, 1914

Mr. EMMERSON:

And the Soulanges

canal.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   REVISED
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May 11, 1914

1. On what date was C. Fred. Avard appointed to a position in the freight department of the Intercolonial railway at Sackville, N.B., at what rate of wages or salary, and to what position was he appointed?

2. On what date was the said C. Fred. Avard dismissed from the Intercolonial railway service, and what position did he hold when dismissed?

3. What was the salary or wages being paid him at the time of his dismissal, and was he the senior freight porter at the Sackville freight shed at the time of his dismissal?

4. Under the schedule which came into effect

on June 1, 1911, did it grant the following scale of wages: Senior freight porters $1-80

per day ; junior freight porters $1.50 per day; second year $1.70 per day; junior freight

porters third and subsequent years $1.75 per day?

5. How long was the said C. Fred. Avard in the railway service as senior freight porter at Sackville, and what was the rate of wages paid him after June 1, 1911?

6. For what cause was the said C. Fred. Avard dismissed, and upon whose recommendation was the dismissal made?

7. Was the said C. Fred. Avard senior freight porter at Sackville station on the first day of June, 1911, and since that date?

8. If not, who was and who has been since the dismissal of the .said C. Fred. Avard, and what rate of wages were paid him since his appointment?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY-C. FRED. AVARD.
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May 8, 1914

Mr. EMMERSON:

Is the newspaper held responsible?

Topic:   FALSE ADVERTISEMENTS.
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May 8, 1914

Mr. EMMERSON:

I would like to ask if the Government have any official information in respect to the appointment of a Governor General to succeed the present incumbent of the ofiice? I .see rumours in the press, and I presume that the people of Canada would like to know what foundation there .is for them. I hope that the rumours are not true. 6-till, I .speak individually.

Topic:   THE NEW GOVERNOR GENERAL.
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