George Matheson MURRAY

MURRAY, George Matheson

Parliamentary Career

June 27, 1949 - June 13, 1953
LIB
  Cariboo (British Columbia)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 4 of 91)


May 12, 1953

Mr. Murray (Cariboo):

If Mr. Laing is elected premier of British Columbia this whole thing will be resolved.

Topic:   ANNOUNCEMENT OF APPOINTMENT OF THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF CANADA, THE SPEAKER OF THE SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS AND THE LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION
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May 12, 1953

Mr. Murray (Cariboo):

Mr. Chairman, I think the time has come when this whole question of feed grain subsidies should be closely examined as it runs into many millions of dollars a year in order to convey grain from the western prairies to Ontario and Quebec and to others who feed it upon farms on which they could very easily grow

their own grain. In my own part of British Columbia-

Topic:   CIVIL AVIATION
Subtopic:   INQUIRY AS TO NEW COMMERCIAL ROUTES IN UNITED STATES
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May 9, 1953

Mr. Murray (Cariboo):

I see an item here-

Topic:   IRRIGATION
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
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May 9, 1953

Mr. Murray (Cariboo):

The minister is so broad-minded and such a statesman that he does not pay any attention to the imaginary lines that divide constituencies. The 120th meridian divides the Peace River riding from the Cariboo riding, east of the Rocky mountains. Requisitions were made at the same time for public buildings at Grande Prairie in the Peace River riding and Dawson Creek in the Cariboo riding. Grande Prairie is represented by a man who is constantly attacking the government, attacking the minister and attacking the great Liberal party, while the Cariboo riding is represented by a man who sees a great deal of virtue in the minister and in the great Liberal party. What was our delight then last year to see a magnificent public building opened in Grande Prairie in the riding of our enemy.

Topic:   IRRIGATION
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
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May 9, 1953

Mr. Murray (Cariboo):

It has been publicly announced that it is being discontinued and that those able persons in charge are being discharged from the employment-

Topic:   IRRIGATION
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
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