-and to do it on a larger scale. But we are constantly up against this: It seems to me-and I do not want to be unfair-that when the government does not want to do a thing, immediately this old constitutional question is trotted out.
I protest decidedly against the delay involved in the government doing precious little, awaiting the report of a commission. Take the case of the textile commission to which the leader of the opposition referred. It was appointed nearly two and a half years ago. Why? Because nearly a thousand men were thrown out of work in Sherbrooke; because the town council of Sherbrooke had called an emergency meeting to consider the situation. We have to wait for two years and a half before we are told that there was no need whatever of a lay-off at that time. And we did not get that information until last week.
Subtopic: MEASURE FOR ALLEVIATION OF UNEMPLOYMENT AND AGRICULTURAL DISTRESS