March 27, 1953

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES

BROADCASTING-CONCURRENCE IN FIRST REPORT


Mr. W. A. Robinson (Simcoe East) presented the first report of the special committee on broadcasting, and moved that the report be concurred in. Motion agreed to.


RAILWAYS AND SHIPPING-SECOND REPORT


Mr. Hughes Cleaver (Halton) presented the second report of the sessional committee on railways and shipping owned, operated and controlled by the government.


PC

James MacKerras Macdonnell

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Macdonnell (Greenwood):

On a question of privilege, Mr. Speaker, I wish to point out that this is a majority report.

Topic:   RAILWAYS AND SHIPPING-SECOND REPORT
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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS

REFERENCE OF ESTIMATES TO COMMITTEE OF SUPPLY

LIB

Douglas Charles Abbott (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Hon. Douglas Abbott (Minister of Finance) moved:

That votes Nos. 467, 471 and 476 of the main estimates for 1953-54, approved and reported upon this day by the sessional committee on railways and shipping owned, operated and controlled by the government, be referred back to the committee of supply.

Topic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS
Subtopic:   REFERENCE OF ESTIMATES TO COMMITTEE OF SUPPLY
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Motion agreed to. . NATIONAL DEFENCE .



On the orders of the day:


PC

George Randolph Pearkes

Progressive Conservative

Mr. G. R. Pearkes (Nanaimo):

May I direct a question to the Minister of National Defence, notice of which I have given his office. Has the minister any comment to make on the address delivered in Toronto yesterday by Wing Commander R. H. Rohmer, D.F.C., in which he stated that Canada is absolutely defenceless to air attack-

Topic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS
Subtopic:   REFERENCE OF ESTIMATES TO COMMITTEE OF SUPPLY
Sub-subtopic:   ALLEGED STATEMENT OF WING COMMANDER R. H. ROHMER CANADIAN DEFENCE AGAINST AIR ATTACK
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Some hon. Members:

Order, order.

Topic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS
Subtopic:   REFERENCE OF ESTIMATES TO COMMITTEE OF SUPPLY
Sub-subtopic:   ALLEGED STATEMENT OF WING COMMANDER R. H. ROHMER CANADIAN DEFENCE AGAINST AIR ATTACK
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PC

Julian Harcourt Ferguson

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Ferguson:

Don't you want to hear the truth?

Topic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS
Subtopic:   REFERENCE OF ESTIMATES TO COMMITTEE OF SUPPLY
Sub-subtopic:   ALLEGED STATEMENT OF WING COMMANDER R. H. ROHMER CANADIAN DEFENCE AGAINST AIR ATTACK
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PC

George Randolph Pearkes

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Pearkes:

-and that it is high time the people of Canada were told the truth?

Topic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS
Subtopic:   REFERENCE OF ESTIMATES TO COMMITTEE OF SUPPLY
Sub-subtopic:   ALLEGED STATEMENT OF WING COMMANDER R. H. ROHMER CANADIAN DEFENCE AGAINST AIR ATTACK
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Some hon. Members:

Order.

Topic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS
Subtopic:   REFERENCE OF ESTIMATES TO COMMITTEE OF SUPPLY
Sub-subtopic:   ALLEGED STATEMENT OF WING COMMANDER R. H. ROHMER CANADIAN DEFENCE AGAINST AIR ATTACK
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LIB

Louis-René Beaudoin (Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons)

Liberal

Mr. Deputy Speaker:

Order. As the hon.

member knows, he must not give any information-

Topic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS
Subtopic:   REFERENCE OF ESTIMATES TO COMMITTEE OF SUPPLY
Sub-subtopic:   ALLEGED STATEMENT OF WING COMMANDER R. H. ROHMER CANADIAN DEFENCE AGAINST AIR ATTACK
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An hon. Member:

He is reading a speech.

Topic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS
Subtopic:   REFERENCE OF ESTIMATES TO COMMITTEE OF SUPPLY
Sub-subtopic:   ALLEGED STATEMENT OF WING COMMANDER R. H. ROHMER CANADIAN DEFENCE AGAINST AIR ATTACK
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PC

Julian Harcourt Ferguson

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Ferguson:

This is a matter of national importance.

Topic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS
Subtopic:   REFERENCE OF ESTIMATES TO COMMITTEE OF SUPPLY
Sub-subtopic:   ALLEGED STATEMENT OF WING COMMANDER R. H. ROHMER CANADIAN DEFENCE AGAINST AIR ATTACK
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An hon. Member:

Horses to you.

Topic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS
Subtopic:   REFERENCE OF ESTIMATES TO COMMITTEE OF SUPPLY
Sub-subtopic:   ALLEGED STATEMENT OF WING COMMANDER R. H. ROHMER CANADIAN DEFENCE AGAINST AIR ATTACK
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March 27, 1953