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LAMONTAGNE, The Hon. Maurice, P.C., M.Sc., F.R.S.C., F.R.S.A.
Picture of LAMONTAGNE, The Hon. Maurice, P.C., M.Sc., F.R.S.C., F.R.S.A.
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Date of Birth ( 1917.09.07
Place of Birth: Mont-Joli, Quebec, Canada
Deceased Date ( 1983.06.12 (65 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Economist, professor of economics
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 7371 Days (20 years, 2 months, 6 days)
^ Senate
Senatorial DivisionPolitical Affiliation at NominationTerm ( on the advice of
Inkerman, Quebec Died in office. Liberal 1967.04.06 - 1983.06.12 Pearson, Lester Bowles
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (
Outremont--St-Jean, Quebec Resignation. Called to the Senate, April 6, 1967. Liberal 1965.11.08 Elected
Outremont--St-Jean, Quebec Liberal 1963.04.08 Elected
Quebec East, Quebec Liberal 1962.06.18 Defeated
Quebec East, Quebec Liberal 1958.03.31 Defeated

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (
Liberal 1963.04.08 - 1983.06.12

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

PortfolioTerm (
Secretary of State of Canada Resignation. Following unfounded Opposition charges linking Lamontagne and Tremblay to the so-called furniture scandal (bankruptcy in Montreal of the Selkind brothers) the Prime Minister found that "they had been so undermined as politicians that their usefulness had been practically destroyed and regretfully accepted their resignation. 1964.02.03 - 1965.12.17
President of the Privy Council 1963.04.22 - 1964.02.02

^ Committees - Senate
Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

CommitteeRoleDuring Session
Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs Member 31st Parl., 1st Session (1979.10.09 - 1979.12.14)

^ Committees - House of Commons
Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

CommitteeRoleDuring Session
Standing Committee on Broadcasting, Films and Assistance to the Arts Member 27th Parl., 1st Session (1966.01.18 - 1967.05.08)
Standing Committee on Finance, Trade and Economic Affairs Member 27th Parl., 1st Session (1966.01.18 - 1967.05.08)

^ Committees - Joint
Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

CommitteeRoleDuring Session
Special Joint Committee on the Constitution of Canada Member 32nd Parl., 1st Session (1980.04.14 - 1983.11.30)

Selected Publications This bibliography includes books, chapters in books and journal articles written, edited, compiled or translated solely by the parliamentarian or with others.

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^ Sole Author Books

  • Business cycles in Canada: the postwar experience and policy directions.
    Toronto : J. Lorimer in association with the Canadian Institute for Economic Policy; 1984. xxxvi,194 p.

  • Le Canada à l'ère exponentielle.
    Montréal : Chambre de commerce du district de Montréal; 1972. 67 p.

  • Canada in the exponential era: a last-chance society?: annual congress of the Montreal Board of Trade, Bonaventure Hotel, September 15, 1972.
    Montreal : Montreal District Board of Trade; 1972. 82 p.

  • Le chomage dans l'apres-guerre.
    [Quebec] : Imp. Ernest Tremblay; 1944. 37 p.

  • The double deal: a response to the Parti québécois white paper and referendum question.
    Montreal : Optimum Publishing Company; 1980. 110 p.

  • The economic and social consequences of affluence and change.
    [s.l.] : s.n.]; 1967. 12 f.

  • Etude critique sur la nouvelle entente Québec-Canada : manuscrits.
    [1980]. ca 250 feuillets

  • Étude sur le plan Marsh; présenté au Conseil supérieur du travail.
    [s.l.] : s.n.]; 1943. 46 p.

  • Le fédéralisme canadien : évolution et problèmes.
    Québec : Presses universitaires Laval; 1954. 298 p.

  • Monetary policy on trial .
    Ottawa : Canadian Institute for Economic Policy; 1981. 24 p

  • Les problèmes économiques de la ville de Québec : le passé, le présent, l'avenir?.
    Québec : Chambre de commerce de Québec; [1946]. 23 p.

  • La réponse au Livre blanc du PQ : le référendum piégé.
    Montréal : Stanké; 1980. 113 p.

Chapters in Books

  • The American economic impact on Quebec.
    In: Duke University, Durham, N.C. Commonwealth-Studies Center. The American economic impact on Canada. Hugh G. J. Aitken ... [et al.]. Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press; 1959. p. [88]-99.

  • The conflict between man and nature.
    In: Economic growth reassessed / edited by O. J. Firestone. Ottawa : University of Ottawa Press; 1972. p. [5]-24

  • Consensus in the new society.
    In: Canada's third option / edited by S.D. Berkowitz & Robert K. Logan. Toronto : Macmillan of Canada; c1978. p. 229-242

  • Federalism or an association of federal states, tr. by Marie Choquet.
    In: Role of government in Canadian society = Le Rôle du gouvernement dans la socieìteì canadienne. Toronto : Walter L. Gordon Lecture Series Fund; 1977. 71, 72 p.

  • Federalisme ou association d'Etats independants .
    In: Le Rôle du gouvernement dans la société canadienne = The role of government in Canadian society. Toronto : Le fonds de conférences en l'honneur de Walter L. Gordon; 1977. p. 47 - 72.

  • The influence of the cabinet minister.
    In: Vaughan, Frederick. Contemporary issues in Canadian politics / [by] Frederick Vaughan, Patrick Kyba [and] O. P. Dwivedi. Scarborough, Ont. : Prentice-Hall of Canada, Ltd; [1970]. p. 159-165.

  • L'évolution politique.
    In: Le Canada français d'aujourd'hui : études / rassemblées par la Société royale du Canada ; Léopold Lamontagne éditeur. [Québec] : Les Presses de l' Université Laval; [1970]. p. [150]-161.

  • L'oeuvre du père Lévesque.
    In : La liberté aussi vient de Dieu : témoignages en l'honneur de Georges-Henri Lévesque, o.p. (1903-2000) / sous la direction de Pierre Valcour et François Beaudin. Sainte-Foy, Qué. : Presses de l'Université Laval; 2002. p. 47-51.

  • The next steps : what should be expected of government.
    In: Canadian Institute on Public Affairs. A science policy for Canada: a summary of a weekend of discussion. [Toronto] : 1970. p. 73-81.

  • Our economic potential in the light of science.
    In: Our debt to the future: symposium presented on the seventy-fifth anniversary, 1957 / Royal Society of Canada; edited by E.G.D. Murray = Présence de demain : colloque présenté au soixante-quinzième anniversaire / Société royale du Canada. [Toronto] : Published for the Society by University of Toronto Press; 1958. p. [75]-101

  • Preface = Préface.
    In: Firestone, O.J. Broadcast advertising in Canada: past and future growth. Ottawa : University of Ottawa Press; 1966. p. vii-xi

  • Le processus de fixation des salaires (avec délibérations).
    In : Congrès des relations industrielles de Laval (5e : 1950 : Québec, Québec) Structure des salaires / cinquième Congrès des relations industrielles de Laval. [Québec : Université Laval; 1950]. p. 129-149.

  • Le rôle des Canadiens français dans les structures économiques nouvelles.
    In : La Crise de conscience du Canada français : rapport du Congrès des anciens de la Faculté des sciences sociales de Laval tenu a la maison Montmorency [introduction de Marcellin Tremblay. Québec : [s.n.]; 1957. (34 p.)

  • Le syndicalisme, la société nouvelle et la pauvreté.
    In: Congrès des relations industrielles de l'Université Laval (23e : 1968 : Québec, Québec). Le syndicalisme canadien : une réévaluation. Québec : Presses de l'Université Laval; 1968. p. 227-241.


  • Cartels and price arbitration.
    Industrial Relations Bulletin. 5:63-65 Apr. 1950.

  • Fédéralisme ou association d'États indépendants.
    Études internationales. 8(2):208-230 juin 1977.

  • The government's future help to business: what the economic and social role of government in Canada will be during the next fifty years.
    Business Quarterly. 19:1-8 Spring 1954.

  • Needed: A New Approach to Research in Education .
    Education Canada. 12(1):35-43 March 1972.

  • Peaceful coexistence in our own land.
    Monetary Times. 131: 50-53, 55-57 Dec. 1963.

  • Peaceful coexistence in our own land: Quebec's quiet revolution has deep historical roots; her bid for self-assertion is the result of a long evolution.
    Monetary Times. 131:50-53ff Dec. 1963.

  • Quebec: rich resources for industry.
    Public Affairs. 11(4):256-262 Dec. 1948.

  • Le rôle économique et social du gouvernement (with English summary).
    Relations industrielles. 9:129-148 mars 1948.

  • Scientific research and Canadian economic viability.
    ACSUS Newsletter (Association for Canadian Studies in the United States). 3:164-72 Spring 1973.

  • Scientist and the politician.
    Royal Socity of Canada = Société royale du Canada.Proceedings and Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada =Déliberations et Mémoires de la Société royale du Canada. Fourth Series = Quatrième série; 7:49-55 1969.

  • Some French contributionms to economic theory.
    The Canadian journal of economics and political science = Revue canadienne d'economique et de science politique. 13: 514-532 Nov. 1947.

  • Wages and prices.
    Industrial Relations Bulletin. 5:52-54 Mar. 1950.

^ Multiple Authors Books

  • La société d'abondance et de technostructure . Fédération des caisses populaires Desjardins, 11e congrès, 1970
    [Montréal : 1970?]. 19 p.

Chapters in Books

  • History of industrial development. Faucher, Albert and Maurice Lamontagne
    In: Université Laval. Symposium du centenaire, 1952. Essais sur le Québec contemporain = Essays on contemporary Quebec / [Symposium sur les répercussions sociales de l'industrialisation dans la province de Québec]; édités par Jean-C. Falardeau. Québec : Presses universitaires Laval; 1953. p. 23-37.


  • Life cycle of French-Canadian urban families. Falardeau, J.C. and Maurice Lamontagne
    The Canadian journal of economics and political science = Revue canadienne d'economique et de science politique. 13:233-247 May 1947.

Oral History Project

  • Interview of the Hon. Maurice Lamontagne conducted August 24, 1976 / by Peter Stursberg.
    Ottawa : Library of Parliament; 1976. 106 leaves

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