March 26, 1945 (19th Parliament, 6th Session)

LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

1, 2 and 3. In January, 1945, the Department of External Affairs endorsed passports for the following persons proceeding to the United Kingdom to attend the world trade union conference which opened in London on February 6:
Representing the Canadian Congress of Labour; Mr. C. H. Millard, M.P.P., national director in Canada, United Steelworkers of America; Mr. James E. McGuire, national secretary-treasurer, Canadian Brotherhood of Railway Employees and other Transport Workers; Mr. Pat Conroy, secretary-treasurer, Canadian Congress of Labour; Mr. Nigel Morgan, international board member, District No. 1, International Woodworkers of America; Mr. Questions

C. S. Jackson, president, District Council No. 5, United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America
Representing the Trades and Labour Congress of Canada: Mr. J. A. Sullivan, secretary, Trades and Labour Congress of Canada; Mr. J. A. Whitebone, vice president, Trades and Labour Congress of Canada.
It is understood that Mr. J. A. Sullivan is a member of the Seamen's Union.
In recognition of the great- part played by Canadian labour in the prosecution of the war through the production- of arms and munitions, not only for the Canadian forces but for the forces of our allies, arrangements were made for the trade union representatives to visit the Canadian forces in Holland and Belgium at the conclusion of the conference in London.
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Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PERMISSION TO VISIT OVERSEAS FIGHTING FRONT- SEAMEN'S UNION-C. H. MILLARD
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