Ellen Louks FAIRCLOUGH

FAIRCLOUGH, The Right Hon. Ellen Louks, P.C., C.C., O.Ont., LL.D., F.C.A.

Personal Data

Party
Progressive Conservative
Constituency
Hamilton West (Ontario)
Birth Date
January 28, 1905
Deceased Date
November 13, 2004
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellen_Fairclough
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=d7fdad8e-4c2b-4c9a-9d74-154e592f19d7&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
accountant

Parliamentary Career

May 15, 1950 - June 13, 1953
PC
  Hamilton West (Ontario)
August 10, 1953 - April 12, 1957
PC
  Hamilton West (Ontario)
June 10, 1957 - February 1, 1958
PC
  Hamilton West (Ontario)
  • Secretary of State of Canada (June 21, 1957 - May 11, 1958)
March 31, 1958 - April 19, 1962
PC
  Hamilton West (Ontario)
  • Secretary of State of Canada (June 21, 1957 - May 11, 1958)
  • Minister of Citizenship and Immigration (May 12, 1958 - August 8, 1962)
June 18, 1962 - February 6, 1963
PC
  Hamilton West (Ontario)
  • Minister of Citizenship and Immigration (May 12, 1958 - August 8, 1962)
  • Postmaster General (August 9, 1962 - April 21, 1963)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 5 of 682)


November 19, 1962

Mrs. Fairclough:

1. No, case still under consideration. [DOT]

2. Yes. (a) 3rd August 1962; (b) 3rd August 1962; (c) Mike Lynchuk, $2.43 per hour; Glen G. Peterson, $2.95 per hour; Murray Jordan, $3.93 per hour; M. L. Musgrove, $2.25 per hour-accepted by a postal official at Saskatoon on the 23rd July 1962 and presumed lost in transit to Ottawa, (d) See (c). (e) Yes.

3. Yes. (a) 4th October 1962 at Ottawa and 23rd July 1962 at Saskatoon; (b) No.

4. Should the contract be awarded to Musgrove, the action will be based on evidence secured by officials who conducted the investigation. This includes affidavits from several persons and statements from a bank official and postal officers. We have also had legal advice to the effect that Mr. Musgrove's tender cannot be ignored.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MAIL DELIVERY CONTRACT, SASKATOON
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November 12, 1962

Mrs. Fairclough:

1. 41 Cushman mailmobiles, $1,275 each; 15 Gamalin mailmobiles, $1,375 each.

2, 3 and 4. These vehicles proved mechanically unsatisfactory and were turned over to the Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for disposal.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   USE OF SCOOTERS BY POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT
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November 12, 1962

Mrs. Fairclough:

1. 114 Willys Jeep Dispatchers, $1,855 each.

2. Halifax, N.S., 7; Montreal, P.Q., 37; Quebec, P.Q., 5; Pointe aux Trembles, P.Q., 1; Laval des Rapides, P.Q., 2; Cite de Jacques Cartier, P.Q., 1; St. Rose, P.Q., 4; Toronto, Ont., 7; Winnipeg, Man., 6; Vancouver, B.C., 4; Port Coquitlam, B.C., 6; New Westminster, B.C., 28; Victoria, B.C., 7.

3. (a) $120 each; (b) $160 each; (c) $635 each (total operating cost, including storage, repairs, maintenance, tires and tire repairs, but without driver); (d) $210 each; (e) $300 each.

4. 41 additional employees.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   USE OF JEEPS BY POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT
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October 24, 1962

Hon. Ellen L. Fairclough (Postmaster General):

Mr. Speaker, I saw the article in the newspapers to which the hon. member no doubt refers. I have made appropriate inquiries, and I find that instead of some $8,000 a month there is about $300 a month, and I am told that the officers of the letter carriers association agree with the department in the disciplinary action which is now being taken.

Topic:   POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT
Subtopic:   REQUEST FOR ABOLITION OF SYSTEM OF FINES
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October 15, 1962

Mrs. Fairclough:

1. Yes. The Canadian National Railways have advised that trains 603-604 will operate on schedule which will preclude the possibility of meeting the requirements of the Post Office Department.

2. Yes. (a) The nine railway mail clerks affected will be assigned to duty in post offices at their present salary, (b) Arrangements are now being made for the establishment of highway services which will provide the public with equivalent service.

3. Answered by 2.

^FEDERAL APPROVAL OF LIFE JACKETS

Topic:   MONEY SUPPLY AND EXCHANGE RESERVES
Subtopic:   * TRURO-SYDNEY, N.S., RAILWAY MAIL SERVICE
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