Francis COCHRANE

COCHRANE, The Hon. Francis, P.C.

Parliamentary Career

November 8, 1911 - October 6, 1917
CON
  Nipissing (Ontario)
  • Minister of Railways and Canals (October 10, 1911 - October 11, 1917)
December 17, 1917 - September 22, 1919
UNION
  Timiskaming (Ontario)
  • Minister Without Portfolio (October 12, 1917 - September 22, 1919)

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September 6, 1917

Mr. COCHRANE:

Both.

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September 6, 1917

Mr. COCHRANE:

$4,000. He is an extra good man, and I am afraid I would not be able to keep'him unless I raised his salary. Of course the Railway Department is under a different system from most of the other departments. It did not come under the Civil Service Act originally.

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September 6, 1917

Mr. COCHRANE:

The contracts were

laid on the Table; you could find out yourself.

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September 6, 1917

Mr. COCHRANE:

And no one will benefit more by them than will Nova Scotia.

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September 6, 1917

Mr. COCHRANE:

Mr. Williams, who was appointed in 1912, is now over age. He is capable of passing the examination; in fact, he coaches others for it. He is an exceptionally fine man, a man with a family, and, I think, very deserving.

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