Lionel CHEVRIER

CHEVRIER, The Hon. Lionel, P.C., C.C., Q.C., B.A., Ph.B.

Personal Data

Party
Liberal
Constituency
Laurier (Quebec)
Birth Date
April 2, 1903
Deceased Date
July 8, 1987
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lionel_Chevrier
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=e2b15c2f-35a6-4e4e-8e52-a4357fdebc0d&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
barrister and solicitor, counsel, diplomat, lawyer

Parliamentary Career

October 14, 1935 - January 25, 1940
LIB
  Stormont (Ontario)
  • Deputy Whip of the Liberal Party (January 1, 1940 - January 1, 1943)
  • Chief Government Whip's assistant (January 1, 1940 - January 1, 1943)
March 26, 1940 - April 16, 1945
LIB
  Stormont (Ontario)
  • Deputy Whip of the Liberal Party (January 1, 1940 - January 1, 1943)
  • Chief Government Whip's assistant (January 1, 1940 - January 1, 1943)
  • Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Munitions and Supply (April 1, 1943 - April 16, 1945)
June 11, 1945 - April 30, 1949
LIB
  Stormont (Ontario)
  • Minister of Transport (April 18, 1945 - November 14, 1948)
  • Minister of Transport (November 15, 1948 - June 30, 1954)
June 27, 1949 - June 13, 1953
LIB
  Stormont (Ontario)
  • Minister of Transport (November 15, 1948 - June 30, 1954)
August 10, 1953 - April 12, 1957
LIB
  Stormont (Ontario)
  • Minister of Transport (November 15, 1948 - June 30, 1954)
June 10, 1957 - February 1, 1958
LIB
  Laurier (Quebec)
  • President of the Privy Council (April 25, 1957 - June 20, 1957)
  • Liberal Party House Leader (October 14, 1957 - February 5, 1963)
  • Official Opposition House Leader (October 14, 1957 - February 5, 1963)
March 31, 1958 - April 19, 1962
LIB
  Laurier (Quebec)
  • Liberal Party House Leader (October 14, 1957 - February 5, 1963)
  • Official Opposition House Leader (October 14, 1957 - February 5, 1963)
June 18, 1962 - February 6, 1963
LIB
  Laurier (Quebec)
  • Liberal Party House Leader (October 14, 1957 - February 5, 1963)
  • Official Opposition House Leader (October 14, 1957 - February 5, 1963)
April 8, 1963 - September 8, 1965
LIB
  Laurier (Quebec)
  • Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada (April 22, 1963 - February 2, 1964)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 5 of 3510)


December 20, 1963

Mr. Chevrier:

-which was referred to by the Leader of Opposition. The telegram is dated the 19th of December 1963, 5.26 p.m., Vancouver, and I received it around 10 p.m. In the telegram reference is made to the letters.

Topic:   ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE
Subtopic:   JOHN WASYLENCHUK
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December 20, 1963

Mr. Chevrier:

The statement made by the hon. member for Yukon is totally inaccurate.

I did not read from letters; I read from the telegram.

Topic:   ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE
Subtopic:   JOHN WASYLENCHUK
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December 20, 1963

Mr. Chevrier:

Mr. Speaker, it is not a socalled opinion. It is an opinion, a verbal opinion that was given to me by the officers when the matter was under discussion prior to the statement I made the other day and again today.

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Subtopic:   JOHN WASYLENCHUK
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December 20, 1963

Mr. Chevrier:

I cannot remember that part of the conversation, although I have a note of it in my office. In fact I am sure that I did not make that statement.

Topic:   ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE
Subtopic:   JOHN WASYLENCHUK
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December 20, 1963

Mr. Chevrier:

Mr. Speaker, I am glad the right hon. Leader of the Opposition raised that question. The statement was brought to my attention. Since the right hon. Leader of the Opposition has put something on the record, I would like to put on the record the telegram which I received from Mr. Perrault last night, which reads as follows. It is dated Vancouver, December 19:

Received your letter regarding Wasylenchuk dated December 12th and postmarked Ottawa December 16th today at 2.20 p.m. Pacific standard time. I appreciate your assurance that following my letter to you of December 5th, you took every step in accordance with my request to review the matter and that following our telephone conversation of December 16th, you felt compelled to follow the advice of your officials that the point raised by me specifically the effect of section 11 of the Parole Act and section 24 of the Extradition Act did not relieve you of your duty to execute the warrant. I trust that everything will be done to assure an adequate defence for Wasylenchuk and I welcome your reported announcement in the house today to this effect. It is unfortunate that a breakdown in communications-

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Subtopic:   JOHN WASYLENCHUK
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