May 28, 1940 (19th Parliament, 1st Session)

CCF

George Hugh Castleden

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

Mr. CASTLEDEN:

I thank you, sir. We maintain that the natural resources of Canada are the birthright of the Canadian people. We believe that they should be used to the utmost in the winning of this war. This control over our life eats like a cancer into

War Appropriation Bill
the good young life of our country, and our people wilt and rot. Canada is rotting to-day. The most healthy part of this nation, as far as I can see, is in the maritime provinces where cooperative societies are making some progress. Ex-directors, directors and legal advisers of big business are, I fear, too close to the coffers and inner councils of this government.

Topic:   WAR APPROPRIATION BILL
Subtopic:   PROVISION FOR GRANTING TO HIS MAJESTY AID FOR NATIONAL DEFENCE AND SECURITY
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