April 7, 1916 (12th Parliament, 6th Session)

LIB

William Ashbury Buchanan

Liberal

Mr. BUCHANAN:

I notice in the press a report emanating from Winnipeg that the Government has decided To allow the alien prisoners in Western Canada to be utilized as farm labourers during the spring season. I would like to ask the Government, if that statement is correct, under what circumstances the men are to be placed and how they are to be guarded while they are employed on the farms.

Topic:   INTERNED ALIENS AS FARM LABORERS.
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