James Alexander CALDER

CALDER, The Hon. James Alexander, P.C., B.A.

Personal Data

Party
Progressive Conservative
Constituency
Moose Jaw (Saskatchewan)
Birth Date
September 17, 1868
Deceased Date
July 20, 1956
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Alexander_Calder
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=c50a19e3-39f9-41dc-ad93-47002215b3d6&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
lawyer, school administrator, teacher

Parliamentary Career

December 17, 1917 - September 21, 1921
UNION
  Moose Jaw (Saskatchewan)
  • Minister of Immigration and Colonization (October 12, 1917 - July 9, 1920)
  • Minister of Agriculture (June 18, 1919 - August 11, 1919)
  • Minister of Militia and Defence (January 16, 1920 - January 23, 1920)
  • President of the Privy Council (July 10, 1920 - September 20, 1921)
  • Minister presiding over the Department of Health (July 10, 1920 - September 20, 1921)
  • Minister of Immigration and Colonization (July 10, 1920 - September 20, 1921)
September 22, 1921 - October 4, 1921
CON
  Moose Jaw (Saskatchewan)
December 11, 1942 - October 4, 1921
PC
  Moose Jaw (Saskatchewan)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 283)


June 3, 1921

Mr. CALDER:

My address occupied

about twenty minutes, and I did not cover anything that was not included in the report of the committee.

Topic:   CIVIL SERVICE ACT, 1918, AMENDMENT
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June 3, 1921

Mr. CALDER:

I do not know whether or not the hon. gentleman has read the evidence, but my judgment as to the weight of the evidence that came before us is that in the case of these very special appointments, the men whom you wish to get will never submit themselves to competition. That is the way the evidence struck me.

Topic:   CIVIL SERVICE ACT, 1918, AMENDMENT
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June 3, 1921

Mr. CALDER:

We have had a fairly lengthy discussion on this Bill, and when it was before the House the other day a suggestion was made to the effect that an amendment should be made providing that an annual report should be submitted to Parliament by the Civil Service Commission.

Topic:   CIVIL SERVICE ACT, 1918, AMENDMENT
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June 3, 1921

Mr. CALDER:

Will the hon. member answer the question which I asked an hon. gentleman very squarely, and which he did not answer? In the case of astronomers and medical research men, would my hon. friend maintain that it was practicable for the Civil Service Commission to make those appointments?

Topic:   CIVIL SERVICE ACT, 1918, AMENDMENT
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June 3, 1921

Mr. CALDER:

You will not get the

right man.

Topic:   CIVIL SERVICE ACT, 1918, AMENDMENT
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