April 16, 1935 (17th Parliament, 6th Session)


Robert James Manion (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Hon. R. J. MANION (Minister of Railways and Canals):

Since the right hon. gentleman has been given liberty to make the statement he has, which to my mind is entirely out of order, I should like to say a word, and that word is that the only reason I used such mild language about the editor of the Winnipeg Free Press, was that I could not parliamentarily use any stronger. The editor of the Winnipeg Free Press has consistently and persistently falsified the record about members on this side of the house. I do not on that account blame my right hon. friend for defending him. The editor of the Winnipeg Free Press has falsified the record about the Prime Minister (Mr. Bennett). He has on innumerable occasions lied about me- I do not want to use the word-
Some hon. MEMBERS'. Order.

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