April 5, 1932

CON

Wesley Ashton Gordon (Minister of Immigration and Colonization; Minister of Labour; Minister of Mines)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. GORDON:

I shall be very glad to

look into the matter. Of course I have not the details before me but at the earliest opportunity I shall give the hon. member the information he desires.

Topic:   SUPPLY-CANADIAN CURRENCY STATEMENT OF MR. COOTE ON MOTION OF MINISTER OF FINANCE
Subtopic:   DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR
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LAB

James Shaver Woodsworth

Labour

Mr. WOODSWORTH:

May we ask that

the item stand?

Topic:   SUPPLY-CANADIAN CURRENCY STATEMENT OF MR. COOTE ON MOTION OF MINISTER OF FINANCE
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CON

Richard Bedford Bennett (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

Surely.

Item stands.

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DEPARTMENT OF IMMIGRATION AND COLONIZATION

CON

Robert James Manion (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MANION:

Yes, we wish only to get

into the items. I shall be ready to give a complete statement when we return to this item. I was going to suggest that we pass on to another, and not consider the present one passed.

Item stands.

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MINES AND GEOLOGICAL SURVEY


For organization and equipment of the explosives division under the Explosives Act (Chap. 62, R.S. 1927), $10,000.


LIB

Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

I cannot say much about

this item, but we will show our good will by allowing the minister to proceed with it to-day.

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Item agreed to. Relief of distressed Canadians outside of Canada, $3,000.


CON

Wesley Ashton Gordon (Minister of Immigration and Colonization; Minister of Labour; Minister of Mines)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. GORDON:

Mr. Chairman, this vote has been carried in the estimates for many years, and the money is used for the relief of Canadians outside of Canada who find themselves in distress. During the coming year I hope we will not have to use the whole of the sum voted.

Topic:   SUPPLY-CANADIAN CURRENCY STATEMENT OF MR. COOTE ON MOTION OF MINISTER OF FINANCE
Subtopic:   MINES AND GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
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UFA

Henry Elvins Spencer

United Farmers of Alberta

Mr. SPENCER:

How was the amount

used last year?

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CON

Wesley Ashton Gordon (Minister of Immigration and Colonization; Minister of Labour; Minister of Mines)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. GORDON:

I have not the figures

before me, but if the hon. member wishes the vote to stand I will supply them.

Topic:   SUPPLY-CANADIAN CURRENCY STATEMENT OF MR. COOTE ON MOTION OF MINISTER OF FINANCE
Subtopic:   MINES AND GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
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LIB

Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

What is the exact meaning of the word "distressed" in the vote?

Supply-Immigration

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CON

Wesley Ashton Gordon (Minister of Immigration and Colonization; Minister of Labour; Minister of Mines)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. GORDON:

It is the condition a person is in when he is in the condition the hon. member is often in.

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LIB

Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

Mr. Chairman, we have

here-

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?

Some hon. MEMBERS:

Order.

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LIB

Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

-a dumb Minister of

Labour-

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?

Some hon. MEMBERS:

Order.

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LIB

Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

-so much so that when-

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LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

Mr. Chairman, I ask that order be maintained. The minister has made a remark which all hon. members have heard, and the committee is entitled to hear the reply.

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Subtopic:   MINES AND GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
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April 5, 1932