Robert Ross (Roy) Knight
Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)
Mr. R. R. Knight (Saskatoon):
Mr. Speaker, ,1 rise on a question of privilege. On February 27, 1951, I made the statement in this house that certain Indians wished education divorced from the churches. This statement has been misrepresented in one publication, and in consequence may be widely misunderstood.
What I stated was merely fact. I refer to, first, the brief of the protective association for Indians and their treaties, addressed to the minister in September, 1945, at pages 26, 33, and 34; second, to the memorial on Indian affairs presented by the Indian association of Alberta in September, 1945, at pages 5 and 7. In my speech on February 27 I paid tribute to the work of the churches and their missionaries in the field of education. That will be found in Hansard of this session at page 725. In my speech on federal aid to education on February 22-
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