March 12, 1935

LAB

James Shaver Woodsworth

Labour

Mir. WOODSWORTH:

Well, we will not go into that point of order. The leader of the opposition suggested that the position had been almost unanimous in the house that social legislation of this kind was a provincial matter. I think the hon. member for Quebec East (Mr. Lapointe) the other day made the statement that I myself had taken that position. Some years ago I acquiesced in the report of the committee on unemployment insurance simply on the ground that the law officers of the crown had stated that the matter was provincial in character; that is all. But again and again I have stated that I thought that any body that had the right to negotiate peace treaties had also the duty to see that those treaties should be enforced.

But it was not for that purpose that I rose at the moment, but rather to move an amendment. Some of us feel very strongly in regard to section 33. It may not be a matter of prime importance, but it does seem to me that it is a matter that involves a very substantial measure of injustice to the employee. The amendment which was carried and has now been incorporated in the bill it seems to me does not meet the situation at all. It merely means that now the commission may act as attorney for the employee, but it still leaves the employee with a possibility of loss through conditions over which he has absolutely no

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO ESTABLISH AN UNEMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL INSURANCE COMMISSION
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CON

Eccles James Gott

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. GOTT:

I was paired with the hon.

member for Kent (Ont.) (Mr. Rutherford). Had I voted, I would have voted against the amendment.

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO ESTABLISH AN UNEMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL INSURANCE COMMISSION
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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

I would remind the house that some time ago we decided that in declaring pairs we would start at this end, go down the government side, then come back to this end and go down the other side.

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO ESTABLISH AN UNEMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL INSURANCE COMMISSION
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CON

Finlay MacDonald

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MacDONALD (Cape Breton South):

I was paired with the hon. member for Colchester (Mr. Urquhart). Had I voted, I would have voted against the amendment.

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO ESTABLISH AN UNEMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL INSURANCE COMMISSION
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CON

Donald James Cowan

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. COWAN:

I was paired with the hon.

member for Hants-Kings (Mr. Ilsley). Had I voted, I would have voted against the amendment.

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO ESTABLISH AN UNEMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL INSURANCE COMMISSION
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CON

Arza Clair Casselman (Whip of the Conservative Party (1867-1942))

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CASSELMAN:

I was paired with

the hon. member for Sherbrooke (Mr. Howard). Had I voted, I would have voted against the amendment.

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO ESTABLISH AN UNEMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL INSURANCE COMMISSION
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LIB

James Houston Spence

Liberal

Mr. SPENCE:

I was paired with the hon. member for Northumberland (Mr. Fraser). Had I voted, I would have voted against the amendment.

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO ESTABLISH AN UNEMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL INSURANCE COMMISSION
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CON

George Hamilton Pettit

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. PETTIT:

I was paired with the hon.

member for Kamouraska (Mr. Bouchard). Had I voted, I would have voted against the amendment.

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO ESTABLISH AN UNEMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL INSURANCE COMMISSION
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CON

Franklin Smoke

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SMOKE:

I was paired with the hon.

member for Temiscouata (Mr. Pouliot). Had I voted, I would have voted against the amendment.

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO ESTABLISH AN UNEMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL INSURANCE COMMISSION
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CON

David McKenzie Wright

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. WRIGHT:

I was paired with the

hon. member for South Huron (Mr. Golding). Had I voted, I would have voted against the amendment.

Unemployment Insurance

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO ESTABLISH AN UNEMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL INSURANCE COMMISSION
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CON

David Wilson Beaubier

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BEAUBIER:

I was paired with the

hon. member for Ottawa (Mr. Ahearn). Had I voted, I would have voted against the amendment.

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO ESTABLISH AN UNEMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL INSURANCE COMMISSION
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CON

Robert King Anderson

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. ANDERSON (Halton):

I was paired with the hon. member for Toronto West Centre (Mr. Factor). Had I voted, I would have voted against the amendment.

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO ESTABLISH AN UNEMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL INSURANCE COMMISSION
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LIB

Joseph-Alexandre Mercier

Liberal

Mr. MERCIER (Laurier-Outremont):

I

was paired with the hon. member for Toronto South (Mr. Geary). Had I voted, I would have voted for the amendment.

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO ESTABLISH AN UNEMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL INSURANCE COMMISSION
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LIB

Paul Mercier

Liberal

Mr. MERCIER (St. Henri):

I was paired with the hon. member for West Hamilton (Mr. Bell). Had I voted, I would have voted for the amendment.

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO ESTABLISH AN UNEMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL INSURANCE COMMISSION
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LIB

Frederick George Sanderson

Liberal

Mr. SANDERSON:

I was paired with the hon. member for Haldimand (Mr. Senn). Had I voted, I would have voted for the amendment.

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO ESTABLISH AN UNEMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL INSURANCE COMMISSION
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LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

I was paired

with the right hon. Prime Minister (Mr. Bennett). Had I voted, I would have voted in favour of the amendment.

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO ESTABLISH AN UNEMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL INSURANCE COMMISSION
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LIB

Ernest Lapointe

Liberal

Mr. LAPOINTE:

I was paired with the

Minister of Justice (Mr. Guthrie). Had I voted, I would have voted for the amendment.

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO ESTABLISH AN UNEMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL INSURANCE COMMISSION
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LIB

Cameron Ross McIntosh

Liberal

Mr. McINTOSH:

I was paired with the

hon. member for Winnipeg South Centre (Mr. Kennedy). Had I voted, I would have voted for the amendment.

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO ESTABLISH AN UNEMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL INSURANCE COMMISSION
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LIB

Harry Butcher

Liberal

Mr. BUTCHER:

I was paired with the

hon. member for Portage la Prairie (Mr. Burns). Had I voted, I would have voted for the amendment.

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO ESTABLISH AN UNEMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL INSURANCE COMMISSION
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LIB

John Angus MacMillan

Liberal

Mr. MacMILLAN (Mackenzie):

I was

paired with the hon. member for North Huron (Mr. Spotton). Had I voted, I would have voted for the amendment.

Topic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
Subtopic:   MEASURE TO ESTABLISH AN UNEMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL INSURANCE COMMISSION
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March 12, 1935