January 1, 1962

POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT

REPORTED POLITICAL PATRONAGE IN CERTAIN CONSTITUENCIES


On the orders of the day:


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Raymond Langlois

Mr. Raymond Langlois (Megantic):

Mr. Speaker, I should like to direct a question to the Postmaster General. Does the minister approve of the high political patronage policy which is being carried out at present in certain ridings represented by members of the opposition?

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Subtopic:   REPORTED POLITICAL PATRONAGE IN CERTAIN CONSTITUENCIES
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Daniel Roland Michener (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Speaker:

Order. The hon. member will undoubtedly agree that he is not seeking information but merely making a statement.

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Topic:   POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT
Subtopic:   REPORTED POLITICAL PATRONAGE IN CERTAIN CONSTITUENCIES
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ATLANTIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD

INQUIRY AS TO IMPLEMENTATION OF LEGISLATION


On the orders of the day:


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Allan Joseph MacEachen

Mr. A. J. MacEachen (Inverness-Richmond):

I have a question for the Minister of National Revenue. Will the minister tell the house why action was not taken in the past month to set up the Atlantic provinces development board which in early December was regarded as an urgent matter?

Topic:   ATLANTIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD
Subtopic:   INQUIRY AS TO IMPLEMENTATION OF LEGISLATION
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Hugh John Flemming (Minister of Forestry)

Progressive Conservative

Hon. H. J. Flemming (Minister of National Revenue):

Mr. Speaker, I am sure that the hon. gentleman understands that with so

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many matters of very urgent public importance, it was impossible to get everything done at once. However, if he will contain himself I am sure that in a day or two he will be satisfied.

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Topic:   ATLANTIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD
Subtopic:   INQUIRY AS TO IMPLEMENTATION OF LEGISLATION
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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS

MONTREAL-CHICOUTIMI INQUIRY AS TO UNILINGUAL EMPLOYEES


On the orders of the day:


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Maurice Côté

Mr. Maurice Cote (Chicoutimi):

Mr. Speaker, X should like to direct a question to the Minister of Transport. Is the minister aware of the fact that there are still on the trains between Montreal and Chicoutimi employees who speak only one language-

Topic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS
Subtopic:   MONTREAL-CHICOUTIMI INQUIRY AS TO UNILINGUAL EMPLOYEES
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Daniel Roland Michener (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Speaker:

Order. The hon. member must know that his question is out of order at this time.

Topic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS
Subtopic:   MONTREAL-CHICOUTIMI INQUIRY AS TO UNILINGUAL EMPLOYEES
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INQUIRY AS TO INVESTIGATION INTO PERSONNEL


On the orders of the day:


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Gilles Grégoire

Mr. Gilles Gregoire (Lapointe):

Mr. Speaker, I would like to ask the Minister of Transport whether he has received an interim report from Mr. Donald Gordon, pertaining to the proposed investigation on the C.N.R. personnel? May I point out that the minister announced that investigation about five weeks ago-

Topic:   INQUIRY AS TO INVESTIGATION INTO PERSONNEL
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Léon Balcer (Minister of Transport)

Progressive Conservative

Hon. Leon Balcer (Minister of Transport):

Mr. Speaker, the only thing I know so far is that the investigation is under way. Some sittings have been held, and the parties concerned are setting up the secretariat required in order to carry out this work.

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BRIDGES

January 1, 1962