The hon. member for Shel-burne-Yarmouth conveyed the impression, whether intentionally or not, I cannot say, that this work was being done at Sambro and only Conservatives who were brought in from outside were being employed. I may say further that a contract was awarded only last year at Camp Hill and the local Liberal member for Halifax was awarded it. There was no politics in that case.. I had complaints
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about that very same matter, but I have no jurisdiction over it nor could I do anything in regard to it. The contract was let by public tender and this man was the lowest tenderer. They were all Liberals who were employed on the job.
Topic: WORKS, UNDERTAKINGS AND GUARANTEES OP RAILWAY EQUIPMENT SECURITIES TO CREATE EMPLOYMENT