February 1, 1958

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An hon. Member:

He cannot take it.

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Lester Bowles Pearson (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Liberal

Mr. Pearson:

On the other hand, if the action had been made Anal and the order in council had been passed before the minister brought it up, he should have tabled the order in council.

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Howard Charles Green (Minister of Defence Production; Minister of Public Works; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Progressive Conservative Party House Leader)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Green:

On that point, Mr. Speaker, may I simply point out to the Leader of the Opposition that yesterday there was ample opportunity given for questions and answers on this point. It is really very touching to see him and his colleagues so greatly upset about the non-disclosure of a document-

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Howard Charles Green (Minister of Defence Production; Minister of Public Works; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Progressive Conservative Party House Leader)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Green:

-after what they did when they were in power.

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John Whitney Pickersgill

Liberal

Mr. Pickersgill:

This is a great reformation that we are seeing.

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BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE

REQUEST FOR STATEMENT ON PLANS FOR REMAINDER OF SESSION


On the orders of the day:


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Lester Bowles Pearson (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Liberal

Hon. L. B. Pearson (Leader of the Opposition):

Mr. Speaker, I wonder if the house leader would give us any indication of the plans of the government for the remainder of the session before we embark on the work of today?

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Howard Charles Green (Minister of Defence Production; Minister of Public Works; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Progressive Conservative Party House Leader)

Progressive Conservative

Hon. Howard C. Green (Minister of Public Works):

This question was asked yesterday of the Prime Minister, and I expect that he will be answering the question later in the day.

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Lester Bowles Pearson (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Liberal

Mr. Pearson:

Could the minister give us any Indication of when later in the day, and under what circumstances?

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Howard Charles Green (Minister of Defence Production; Minister of Public Works; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Progressive Conservative Party House Leader)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Green:

Oh, Mr. Speaker, the Leader of the Opposition should not be so curious.

Topic:   BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE
Subtopic:   REQUEST FOR STATEMENT ON PLANS FOR REMAINDER OF SESSION
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Some hon. Members:

Oh,oh.

Topic:   BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE
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Walter Adam Tucker

Liberal

Mr. Tucker:

Public business.

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Lester Bowles Pearson (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Liberal

Mr. Pearson:

Does the house leader not agree that this procedure or lack of procedure which has been indicated is more suited to a mock parliament than to the highest legislature of this country?

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Howard Charles Green (Minister of Defence Production; Minister of Public Works; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Progressive Conservative Party House Leader)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Green:

I must say that I consider, and I am sure that the great majority of the Canadian people will also consider, that many of the statements and actions of the Leader of the Opposition since he took that office have been more suited to a mock parliament.

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James Sinclair

Liberal

Mr. Sinclair:

Why is the Prime Minister not in the chamber as he should be?

Topic:   BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE
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February 1, 1958