February 20, 1961

CCF

Frank Howard

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

Mr. Howard:

Unfortunately, Mr. Speaker, what is happening is that these people are becoming so blinded by statistics and percentages, hundreds of thousands of dollars and the amount of money in the unemployment insurance fund, that they are forgetting entirely that people are involved; that workmen have been out of jobs year after year because of the fumbling, bumbling and ineptness of this particular government. Almost a year ago now the government made a most stupid blunder in attempting to balance the budget because it was gambling with people's

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welfare, people's lives, and it did not care so long as what came out was politically advantageous.

May I call it ten o'clock, Mr. Speaker?

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT
Subtopic:   GOVERNMENT MONETARY
Sub-subtopic:   POLICY AND DEBT MANAGEMENT
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LIB

Lionel Chevrier (Official Opposition House Leader; Liberal Party House Leader)

Liberal

Mr. Chevrier:

I presume the house will be dealing with this motion tomorrow. Does the house leader want to indicate what the business will be on Wednesday?

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PC

Gordon Minto Churchill (Minister of Veterans Affairs; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Progressive Conservative Party House Leader)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Churchill:

We will carry on this debate tomorrow, Mr. Speaker.

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At ten o'clock the house adjourned, without question put, pursuant to standing order.



Tuesday, February 21, 1961


February 20, 1961