Edward Guss PORTER

PORTER, Edward Guss, K.C.

Personal Data

Party
Conservative (1867-1942)
Constituency
Hastings West (Ontario)
Birth Date
May 28, 1859
Deceased Date
December 23, 1929
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Guss_Porter
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=185cfc9f-0de6-4492-8cdf-b36fb5308b50&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
barrister

Parliamentary Career

January 15, 1902 - September 29, 1904
CON
  Hastings West (Ontario)
November 3, 1904 - September 17, 1908
CON
  Hastings West (Ontario)
October 26, 1908 - July 29, 1911
CON
  Hastings West (Ontario)
September 21, 1911 - October 6, 1917
CON
  Hastings West (Ontario)
December 17, 1917 - October 4, 1921
UNION
  Hastings West (Ontario)
December 6, 1921 - June 27, 1924
CON
  Hastings West (Ontario)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 90)


May 22, 1939

Mr. POAATER:

I do not know that we can do any better than we have done. We have sent these cases to Doctor Penfield and to the Toronto psychiatry institute. I am not a medical man, as my hon. friend knows, but I do not think there ever has been a case where we have refused anything like a reasonable demand for treatment either in our hospitals by our own people or by experts outside. But I am sure my hon. friend knows of the very large number of people who just happen to have that mental slant, who are Derfectly normal in every other way but who have a fixed idea, a persecution complex, that they are not getting that to which they are entitled from the pension department, from the government, or from society. It is not only soldiers-

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF MINES AND RESOURCES
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June 27, 1924

Mr. E. GUSS PORTER (West Hastings):

Topic:   HON. MR. MURDOCK AND HOME BANK PRIVILEGE-RESIGNATION OF MR. E. GUSS PORTER
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June 25, 1924

Mr. PORTER:

That is what I expected the Prime Minister to say with reference to the Haggart case, but that is the reverse of what this parliament did. The facts as disclosed before parliament in that case did not constitute an offence in the first instance in the opinion of the House, and an investigation was refused. In this case however the facts do constitute an offence in the opinion of every hon. member of the House who has voted for the investigation.

Topic:   EDITION
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June 25, 1924

Mr. PORTER:

What charges do you say I did not prove? I used the words "cash" and "legals" synonymously. There is no difference between the two. Cash is legal tender, and cash is legals; I used them synonymously, and in no other sense whatever, and I proved that $4,050 was taken out of the bank in cash.

Topic:   HON. MR. MURDOCK AND HOME BANK
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June 25, 1924

Mr. PORTER:

Mr. Speaker, upon reflection I feel quite satisfied that the course suggested by you is well advised. The intention of my amendment was identical with what you have expressed, but perhaps it was not aptly worded to carry out that intention. I will ask another member to move an amendment in proper form so as to comply with the rules.

Topic:   HON. MR. MURDOCK AND HOME BANK
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