Humphrey MITCHELL

MITCHELL, The Hon. Humphrey, P.C.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Welland (Ontario)
Birth Date
September 9, 1894
Deceased Date
August 1, 1950
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humphrey_Mitchell
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=48fe0415-1454-43d8-a242-1562dedacc97&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
machine operator, union officer

Parliamentary Career

August 10, 1931 - August 14, 1935
LAB
  Hamilton East (Ontario)
February 9, 1942 - April 16, 1945
LIB
  Welland (Ontario)
  • Minister of Labour (December 15, 1941 - November 15, 1948)
June 11, 1945 - April 30, 1949
LIB
  Welland (Ontario)
  • Minister of Labour (December 15, 1941 - November 15, 1948)
  • Minister of Labour (November 15, 1948 - August 1, 1950)
June 27, 1949 - June 13, 1953
LIB
  Welland (Ontario)
  • Minister of Labour (November 15, 1948 - August 1, 1950)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 2 of 1247)


June 21, 1950

Mr. Mitchell:

You' say he has no right to appeal without the permission of the minister?

Topic:   INDIAN ACT
Subtopic:   CONSOLIDATION AND CLARIFICATION
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June 21, 1950

1. Number of wage and salary workers in Canada for each year from 1931 to 1949:

1931 2,573,000

1932 2,498,000

1933 2,398,000

1934 2,570,000

1935 2,518,000

1936 2,559,000

1937 2,680,000

1938 2,704,000

1939 2,724,000

1940 2,768,000

1941 2,817,000

1942 3,102,000

1943 3,237,000

1944 3,251,000

1945 3,206,000

1946 3,104,000

1947 3,233,000

1948 3,364,000

1949 3,496,000

The data for the years 1940 and 1942-1945 inclusive are approximations only based on "the best available information. All figures refer to June of each year.

2. Number of unemployed in Canada for each year from 1931 to 1949:

1931 440,000

1932 627,000

1933 681,000

1934 524,000

1935 509,000

1936 458,000

1937 327,000

1938 400,000

1939 395,000

1940 450,000

1941 200,000

1942 130,000

1943 75,000

1944 60,000

1945 70,000

1946 126,000

1947 91,000

1948 82,000

1949 103,000

Prior to 1940, the above data only refer to unemployed persons who usually worked for wages and salary. Thus, certain groups of unemployed persons, such as young people seeking jobs for the first time, are excluded. Figures for the years 1940 to 1945 inclusive are approximations based on the best available information. Data for the remaining years are based on a sample labour force survey conducted by the dominion bureau of statistics. All figures refer to June of each year.

Topic:   WAGE EARNERS AND UNEMPLOYED, 1931-49
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June 21, 1950

Mr. Mitchell:

Sing your Christmas carol and get it over with.

Topic:   INDIAN ACT
Subtopic:   CONSOLIDATION AND CLARIFICATION
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June 21, 1950

Mr. Mitchell:

Read it.

Topic:   INDIAN ACT
Subtopic:   CONSOLIDATION AND CLARIFICATION
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June 20, 1950

Mr. Mitchell:

Absolutely.

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE FUND
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