James Langstaff BOWMAN

BOWMAN, The Hon. James Langstaff, P.C., K.C.

Personal Data

Party
Conservative (1867-1942)
Constituency
Dauphin (Manitoba)
Birth Date
October 6, 1879
Deceased Date
September 14, 1951
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Langstaff_Bowman
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=3fddce78-a3bf-4f9e-ac82-5d3e933992f9&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
barrister

Parliamentary Career

July 28, 1930 - August 14, 1935
CON
  Dauphin (Manitoba)
  • Speaker of the House of Commons (January 17, 1935 - February 5, 1936)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 43)


June 18, 1934

Mr. BOWMAN:

Why should that be so?

Topic:   FARMERS'-CREDITORS' ACT
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June 14, 1934

Mr. BOWMAN:

Quite so. While I am on my feet I should like to refer to sections 4 and 5 of the Inland Water Freight Rates Act. This act contains special provisions with

Canada Shipping Act

Topic:   CANADA SHIPPING ACT
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June 14, 1934

Mr. BOWMAN:

In answer to the question whether those sections will come into force when this shipping act is proclaimed, might I refer to section 665, which provides as follows:

The governor in council may, from time to time, by order in council declare that the foregoing provisions of this part of this act shall not. for the period specified in such order in council, apply, either throughout Canada or in any specified waters of Canada, to the ships or vessels, or to any specified, ascertained or ascertainable class or number of the ships or vessels, of any foreign country.

There is a special provision covering sections 661 to 664 inclusive.

Topic:   CANADA SHIPPING ACT
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June 14, 1934

Mr. BOWMAN:

They can go from Buffalo to Montreal in a Canadian boat.

Topic:   CANADA SHIPPING ACT
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June 11, 1934

Mr. BOWMAN:

What distinction has been made by the board in recent years in connection with the payment of taxes; that is, when have they paid taxes and when have they not paid taxes?

Topic:   SOLDIER SETTLEMENT ACT
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