Hon. J. W. Pickersgill (Bonavisia-Twillin-gate):
Mr. Speaker, I am rising on a question of privilege arising out of the document which was tabled by the Minister of Labour today and which is headed "In the matter of that certain C.B.C. telecast known as "Close-Up", telecast on the evening of Tuesday, March 7, 1961".
My question of privilege is that this sworn statement of Mr. Glen H. Exelby, which has just now become the property of the house, provides evidence that in his statement on March 8, as reported at page 2783 of Hansard, the Minister of Labour misinformed and misled the house with respect to a matter coming under his jurisdiction as a minister responsible to this house.
I think I can demonstrate this by a very brief quotation from the minister's statement and from the document itself. The minister said, as reported at page 2783 of Hansard-
Subtopic: MR. PICKERSGILL MOTION TO REFER EXELBY MATTER TO COMMITTEE