March 2, 1933

TRADE TREATY WITH FRANCE


On the orders of the day:


LIB

Joseph-Alexandre Mercier

Liberal

Mr. J. A. MERCIER (Laurier-Outremont):

I should like to ask the Secretary of State

Belief Act, 1933-Mr. Bradctte

(Mr. Cahan) when he will be in a position to report to the house in connection with the new treaty of commerce with France.

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CON

Charles Hazlitt Cahan (Secretary of State of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Hon. C. H. CAHAN (Secretary of State):

I do not expect to be in a position to make any report to the house. I have reported to the government and the report is in the hands of the Prime Minister.

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JUDGE RUTHERFORD


On the orders of the day:


LIB

Vincent Dupuis

Liberal

Mr. VINCENT DUPUIS (Laprairie-Napier-ville):

Some time ago the radio commission

issued the following instruction:

Speeches of one Judge Rutherford, foreign anti-social agitator, must not be broadcast by Canadian stations until the continuity or records of same are submitted to the Canadian Radio Broadcasting Commission for approval.

Later this gentleman circulated throughout the country millions of leaflets similar to the one I now hold in my hand.

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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

Does the hon. member

wish to ask a question?

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LIB

Vincent Dupuis

Liberal

Mr. DUPUIS:

Yes, I am just coming to

that. This is very important, and I believe every member of the house will be interested.

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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

The matter must be

brought properly before the house. If the hon. gentleman wishes to ask a question I would ask him to proceed to do so.

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LIB
?

Some hon. MEMBERS:

Question.

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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

Order. If it is impossible the hon. member should not try to do it.

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LIB

Vincent Dupuis

Liberal

Mr. DUPUIS:

After that very wise conclusion I will put my question, I should like to ask the Postmaster General (Mr. Sauve) whether he has taken any steps to prevent such leaflets being distributed by the Post Office Department, because they contain a direct insult to the Anglican denomination, one of the most important in this country. In this leaflet-

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CON
CON

Arthur Sauvé (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Hon. ARTHUR SAUVE (Postmaster General) :

We are doing what it is possible to do.

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LIB

Vincent Dupuis

Liberal

Mr. DUPUIS:

I would be glad if the

minister would say what it has been possible to do. I should like an answer.

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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

I would suggest that the hon. member put his question on the order paper.

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UNEMPLOYMENT AND FARM RELIEF

CONTINUATION FOR ONE YEAR OF PROVISIONS OF RELIEF ACT, 1932

March 2, 1933