March 22, 1962

LIB

Leon David Crestohl

Liberal

Mr. Cresiohl:

Why do they suppress it?

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Murdo William Martin

New Democratic Party

Mr. Marlin (Essex Easl):

Why should hon. gentlemen find it proper to deny this information to us when the Prime Minister in this house felt that this was information that

should be given to parliament? What justification can there be? Is there something in these reports that the minister is concealing that is contrary to the public assessment of the economic situation?

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LIB

John Whitney Pickersgill

Liberal

Mr. Pickersgill:

And contrary to what the government says?

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NDP

Murdo William Martin

New Democratic Party

Mr. Marlin (Essex Easl):

Yes, and contrary to what the government says?

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An hon. Member:

No coaching.

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NDP

Murdo William Martin

New Democratic Party

Mr. Marlin (Essex Easl):

Is the situation going to be more serious in the months ahead?

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PC

John Cameron Pallett (Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Pallell:

This is not 1956.

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LIB

John Whitney Pickersgill

Liberal

Mr. Pickersgill:

It certainly is not; we had full employment then.

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NDP

Murdo William Martin

New Democratic Party

Mr. Marlin (Essex Easl):

Mr. Speaker, the very argument which the Prime Minister used on January 20, 1958 under circumstances-

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An hon. Member:

You will not forget that.

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NDP

Murdo William Martin

New Democratic Party

Mr. Marlin (Essex Easl):

No one will ever forget it because on that occasion the Prime Minister did something that has never before been done in the annals of parliamentary history. But if it was right for him, it is right for us to ask for these reports. It is the duty of the government to produce these series of documents or series of reports-

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PC

Gordon Minto Churchill (Minister of Veterans Affairs; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Progressive Conservative Party House Leader)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Churchill:

What documents? What reports?

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NDP

Murdo William Martin

New Democratic Party

Mr. Marlin (Essex Easl):

-which indicate the assessment of the economic situation made by the officials of the department.

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PC

Daniel Roland Michener (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Speaker:

Order. I am sorry to interrupt the hon. member but his time has expired.

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PC

George Harris Hees (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Hees:

Thank heaven.

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PC

Edmund Davie Fulton (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Progressive Conservative

Hon. E. D. Fullon (Minister of Justice):

Mr. Speaker, it seems to me we are entitled as members of the house to draw attention to the tactics being followed by the members of the opposition and the cynical approach-

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LIB

John Whitney Pickersgill

Liberal

Mr. Pickersgill:

Mr. Speaker, I am rising on a point of order.

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PC

Gordon Minto Churchill (Minister of Veterans Affairs; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Progressive Conservative Party House Leader)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Churchill:

You cannot take it.

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An hon. Member:

Miss Puddleduck.

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Daniel Roland Michener (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Speaker:

Order. I scarcely see how a point of order could have arisen so soon but if the hon. member has one I shall hear it.

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March 22, 1962