May 11, 1942

NAT
LIB

Joseph Thorarinn Thorson (Minister of National War Services)

Liberal

Mr. THORSON:

We will watch the Doukhobors for the hon. member for Yale, and not send them as forest fire preventers. They are not included in the list which we shall furnish to the minister of lands of British Columbia.

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CCF

Thomas Clement (Tommy) Douglas

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

Mr. DOUGLAS (Weyburn):

Are they issued with clothing in addition to the fifty cents a day?

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LIB
CCF

Thomas Clement (Tommy) Douglas

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

Mr. DOUGLAS (Weyburn):

They buy their clothing out of the fifty cents a day?

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LIB

Joseph Thorarinn Thorson (Minister of National War Services)

Liberal

Mr. THORSON:

So far they have bought their clothing.

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CCF

George Hugh Castleden

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

Mr. CASTLEDEN:

Was the system of granting postponement conditional upon enrolling in the reserve army condoned by the Minister of National War Services?

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NAT
LIB

Joseph Thorarinn Thorson (Minister of National War Services)

Liberal

Mr. THORSON:

It is a practice of which I am unaware. I shall be glad to look into that matter as well as into the other suggestions put forward by the hon. member for Yorkton.

Progress reported.

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At eleven o'clock the house adjourned, without question put, pursuant to standing order. Tuesday, May 12, 1942


May 11, 1942