John Douglas HAZEN

HAZEN, The Hon. Sir John Douglas, P.C., K.C., LL.D.

Personal Data

Party
Conservative (1867-1942)
Constituency
City and County of St. John (New Brunswick)
Birth Date
June 5, 1860
Deceased Date
December 27, 1937
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Douglas_Hazen
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=15b270da-620f-48bb-be53-9255fee3838d&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
lawyer

Parliamentary Career

March 5, 1891 - April 24, 1896
CON
  City and County of St. John (New Brunswick)
October 27, 1911 - October 6, 1917
CON
  City and County of St. John (New Brunswick)
  • Minister of the Naval Service (October 10, 1911 - October 11, 1917)
  • Minister of Marine and Fisheries (October 10, 1911 - October 11, 1917)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 930)


September 15, 1917

Mr. HAZEN:

There has been no change up to the present, but the Prime Minister has stated to the House that he intends under the War Measures Act to increase that amount, having regard to the advance m the cost of living and to other, considerations.

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September 15, 1917

Mr. HAZEN:

According to the report made to the House last year, and made effective by Order in Council under the War Measures Act, in the event of total disability a private gets $480.'

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September 15, 1917

Mr. HAZEN:

I have a statement from the Board of Pension Commissioners showing the amount that will be required for the year. The total amount required is $8,000,000, made us as follows:

1. Pensions already granted-

Amount paid for pensions in Canada and England for months of

April, May and June, 1917 $1,253,470

Estimate of pensions to be paid from July 1, 1917, to March 31, jgig , 3,021,637

2. New Pensions-

New pensions estimated at $1,800 per month from July 1, 1917, to March 31, 1918, at average of $400 per pension per month $2,700,000

The average of $400 per pension per month Is based on past business; 1,000 pensions for

April, 1917, working out at $450 per annum, and at the same number for May, 1917, working out at $380 (per annum.

3. Gratuities (for disability-Class 6)- Gratuities paid April, May

and June, 1917 $ 29,400

Estimates from July 1,

1917, to March 31, 1918, average $300 per month for 9 months, at $50 per

gratuity 135,000

$ 164,400

4. Estimated expenses of administering pensions-

Salaries, rentals, etc $ 470,000

The total has been put, in round figures, at $8,000,000. The amount of $2,000,000 is further required, in addition to the amount provided in the main estimates, in order to meet expenses up to March 31 next.

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September 15, 1917

Mr. HAZEN:

*No, my hon. friend is mistaken.

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September 15, 1917

Mr. HAZEN:

I said we had kept that amount in the estimates foi*some years. It is not in this year's main estimates.

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