Nathaniel BOYD

BOYD, Nathaniel

Personal Data

Party
Conservative (1867-1942)
Constituency
Macdonald (Manitoba)
Birth Date
July 9, 1853
Deceased Date
November 9, 1941
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nathaniel_Boyd
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=afe7c34c-ce0c-4794-9c37-be97ecaea761&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
businessman, miller, rancher, telegrapher, train dispatcher

Parliamentary Career

July 15, 1892 - April 24, 1896
CON
  Marquette (Manitoba)
June 23, 1896 - October 9, 1900
CON
  Macdonald (Manitoba)
November 7, 1900 - September 29, 1904
CON
  Macdonald (Manitoba)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 87 of 88)


May 3, 1901

Mr. BOYD.

I am glad to hear the Minister of Public Works admit that the system which has been adopted by himself and his predecessors is not giving the satisfaction that the arrangement adopted should give. I think a suggestion might well be thrown out that the public buildings we now have might be used to a great deal better advantage than they now are. If the hon. minister were to go into the establishment of Armour & Co., or Swift & Co., of Chicago, he would find in one building the size of one of these, three times as many men as are in the whole of these buildings, and under the supervision of one man, he would probably learn how to place a lot of men without putting each man by himself into a room large enough to accommodate three or four men. The custom has been heretofore that, as soon as a man is required to look after any particular branch of a department, he gets room for himself and an assistant, and they shut themselves up in that room, and you do not know whether they are doing anything or not. The next man gets another room, 20 feet square for himself, and so on. So I think when the government are talking about erecting extra buildings in order to make extra space, they [DOT] would do well to adopt some business system whereby a greater number of employees may be grouped together and thus save a great deal of space. .

Topic:   SUPPLY.
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May 3, 1901

Mr. BOYD.

I myself forwarded some petitions about dredging portions of that lake and I would like to know what is the intention of the minister.

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May 3, 1901

Mr. BOYD.

"What does the minister propose to do in regard to the petitions he has received asking for the lowering of the level of Lake Manitoba, and also for dredging where they are running a small boat ?

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May 3, 1901

Mr. BOYD.

Where is that money to be expended?

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May 2, 1901

Mr. BOYD.

You haven't got your eyeteeth cut yet.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   *COMMONS
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