August 9, 1960

LABOUR CONDITIONS

UNEMPLOYMENT-REQUEST FOR REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON REVISED SYSTEM OF MEASUREMENT


On the orders of the day:


LIB

Lester Bowles Pearson (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Liberal

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

Mr. Speaker, I would like to ask the Minister of Labour if he is now in a position to make available to the House of Commons the report of the interdepartmental committee on estimating unemployment?

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PC

Michael Starr (Minister of Labour)

Progressive Conservative

Hon. Michael Starr (Minister of Labour):

Mr. Speaker, the other day I said this report was under study by the cabinet, and that that study has not yet been completed.

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LIB

Lester Bowles Pearson (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Liberal

Mr. Pearson:

May I ask the minister if the government can given an assurance that any recommendation in this report will not be acted on until parliament has had a chance to examine and discuss it?

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Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT-REQUEST FOR REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON REVISED SYSTEM OF MEASUREMENT
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PC

Michael Starr (Minister of Labour)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Siarr:

I certainly cannot give that assurance.

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LIB

Paul Joseph James Martin

Liberal

Hon. Paul Martin (Essex East):

Would the Minister of Trade and Commerce seek to facilitate the passage of his estimates by seeing to it that this report will be dealt with by the cabinet before parliament prorogues, so that parliament will have an opportunity of examining the report?

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Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT-REQUEST FOR REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON REVISED SYSTEM OF MEASUREMENT
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PC

Gordon Minto Churchill (Minister of Trade and Commerce; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Progressive Conservative Party House Leader)

Progressive Conservative

Hon. Gordon Churchill (Minister of Trade and Commerce):

I trust I will have the cooperation of the hon. member for Essex East in facilitating the passage of the estimates as well, but I will do everything in my power to assist him.

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Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT-REQUEST FOR REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON REVISED SYSTEM OF MEASUREMENT
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LIB

Paul Joseph James Martin

Liberal

Mr. Marlin (Essex East):

If the hon.

minister persists in co-operating he will receive co-operation.

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MONTREAL

REPORTED LAY-OFF OF EMPLOYEES AT ORDNANCE DEPOT


On the orders of the day:


LIB

Jean-Paul Deschatelets

Liberal

Mr. J. P. Deschalelels (Maisonneuve-Rose-monl):

Mr. Speaker, I should like to put a question to the Associate Minister of National

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Defence (Mr. Sevigny). Is the minister aware that hundreds of workers at the Montreal ordnance depot are reported to have been advised that their services will no longer be required after September 1 and, if so, has he any comment to make on the matter?

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Subtopic:   REPORTED LAY-OFF OF EMPLOYEES AT ORDNANCE DEPOT
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Joseph Pierre Albert Sévigny (Associate Minister of National Defence)

Progressive Conservative

Hon. Pierre Sevigny (Associate Minister of National Defence):

Mr. Speaker, I have

received no report to that effect. I shall inquire, and as soon as I get the required information, I shall pass it on to the hon. member for Maisonneuve-Rosemont.

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Subtopic:   REPORTED LAY-OFF OF EMPLOYEES AT ORDNANCE DEPOT
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IMMIGRATION

REPORTED REFUSAL OF VISAS FOR JAPANESE STUDENTS


On the orders of the day:


CCF

Harold Edward Winch

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

Mr. Harold E. Winch (Vancouver East):

would like to direct a question to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration. Can the minister give the house any information as to why two Japanese students 18 years of age were refused visas to enter Canada for a cross-country tour during which they would speak on the principle of banning the atom bomb?

Topic:   IMMIGRATION
Subtopic:   REPORTED REFUSAL OF VISAS FOR JAPANESE STUDENTS
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PC

Ellen Louks Fairclough (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

Progressive Conservative

Hon. Ellen L. Fairclough (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration):

Mr. Speaker, I must say the incident has escaped my notice, but I will inquire into the matter.

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August 9, 1960