Mr. Jean Lesage (Parliamentary Assistant to the Secretary of Stale for External Affairs):
Mr. Speaker, on behalf of the Secretary of State for External Affairs (Mr. Pearson) I beg leave to table three copies of the French and English texts of the protocol to the North Atlantic treaty on the accession of Greece and Turkey, signed at London on behalf of Canada and other members of NATO on October 17, 1951.
Topic: NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY
Subtopic: TABLING OF COPIES OF PROTOCOL FOR ACCESSION OF GREECE AND TURKEY
Right Hon. C. D. Howe (Minister of Trade and Commerce) moved
that the house go into committee at the next sitting to consider the following resolution:
That it is expedient to introduce a bill to make provision for short-term credit to grain producers in the prairie provinces to meet temporary financial difficulties, arising from inability to complete harvesting operations or to make delivery of grain, through bank loans guaranteed by the crown with limitations including a limitation to the effect that the liability of the crown to pay losses will not exceed $5 million; moneys payable under the act to be paid out of the consolidated revenue fund.
He said: His Excellency the Governor General, having been made acquainted with the subject matter of this resolution, recommends it to the consideration of the house.
Topic: PROVISION FOR SHORT-TERM CREDIT TO PRODUCERS
Hon. Brooke Claxton (Minister of National Defence) moved
the second reading of and concurrence in amendments made by the Senate to Bill No. 21, respecting the Canadian forces.
He said: I move:
That the amendments made by the Senate to the Bill No. 21 sent up from the House of Commons, intituled: "An act respecting the Canadian forces," be concurred in with the exception of their sixteenth amendment to which this house proposes the following consequential amendment:
That subparagraph (iii) of paragraph (d) of section two of the Veterans Land Act. 1942, as proposed by the Senate be deleted and the following be substituted therefor:
" (iii) who, wherever he may have served, is by reason of disability attributable to or incurred during such service in receipt of a pension."
And that a message be sent to the Senate to acquaint Their Honours therewith.
Topic: CANADIAN FORCES ACT TO PROVIDE FOR COMPENSATION, PENSIONS, ETC. CONCURRENCE IN SENATE AMENDMENTS CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENT