Mr. ROBERT McKENZIE (Assiniboia) moved:
Whereas the policy of extending federal assistance to western farmers on a bushel basis rather than on an acreage basis has worked out most unfairly and unjustly to the residents of those districts suffering from failure or near failure of crop,
And whereas a largely signed petition and memorandum has been presented to the government by the secretary of Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities, praying for additional legislation to partially remedy the situation that exists,
Therefore be it resolved: that, in the opinion of this house the government should give immediate consideration to a more equitable and less discriminatory solution of this problem.
He said: Mr. Speaker, in moving the resolution which stands in my name on the order paper, 1 can say that to those of us who are conversant with the measure that was passed during the last days of the last session, an Act respecting Wheat, this resolution will be practically self-explanatory and will not re-
Subtopic: ALLEGED DISCRIMINATION IN FEDERAL ASSISTANCE ON BUSHEL RATHER THAN ACREAGE BASIS