June 20, 1936 (18th Parliament, 1st Session)

CON

Hugh Alexander Stewart

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEWART:

When we left off the
discussion of this item on a previous occasion I had raised certain objections to this expenditure. There are two very serious objections to it at this time. The first is the amount of this item itself, but more serious than that is the fact that it commits the Dominion of Canada to a very much larger expenditure in the future.
Following the discussion in this chamber there was some newspaper comment of which I am sure the minister has taken notice. The Montreal Gazette of May 14, 1936, contains an article which sets forth opposition to this expenditure and it indicates that the local council of the board of trade-

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT
Subtopic:   AMENDMENT OF UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF AND ASSISTANCE ACT, 1936, TO ASSIST PROVINCES IN RESPECT OF RELIEF EXPENDITURES
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