Hon. IAN A. MACKENZIE (for the Minister of National Revenue) moved that the house go into committee to consider the following resolution:
That it is expedient to present a bill to amend the Canadian Broadcasting Act, 1936, to provide
(a) that the chairman shall be eligible to become a contributor and entitled to benefits under any established pension fund of the corporation;
(b) for the tenure of office and reappointment of the general manager; (c) for deposit to the credit of the corporation all fees received from private receiving licences and private station broadcasting licences, without deduction of costs of collection and administration, and (d) authority to advance to the corporation sums up to two million dollars during the present fiscal year and such sums in subsequent years as may be authorized by parliament from time to time on account of capital expenditures.
Motion agreed to and the house went into committee, Mr. Macdonald (Brantford City) in the chair.
Resolution reported, read the second time and concurred in. Mr. Mackenzie thereupon moved for leave to introduce bill No. 391, to amend the Canadian Broadcasting Act, 1936.
Motion agreed to and bill read the first time.
On motion of Mr. Mackenzie the house adjourned at seven p.m.
Thursday, August 22, 1946