May 14, 1965


On the orders of the day:


PC

Gordon Minto Churchill

Progressive Conservative

Hon. Gordon Churchill (Winnipeg South Centre):

Mr. Speaker, I have a question for the Secretary of State for External Affairs relating to the NATO conference. Did the Minister at that conference advance the proposal of the Canadian government, announced over two years ago, to negotiate out of its nuclear role within the NATO alliance and within NORAD?

May 14. 1965

Inquiries of the Ministry

Topic:   NORTHERN AFFAIRS
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   NATO-DISCUSSIONS RESPECTING NUCLEAR FORCE
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Hon. Paul Marlin@Secretary of Slate for External Affairs

Mr. Speaker, I recognize my hon. friend's persistent and proper interest in this question. The conference was a meeting of foreign ministers. The defence ministers will be meeting at the end of this month. The conference, of course, was not the particular milieu in which, even if there had been the desired disposition and occasion, to raise such an interesting question.

Topic:   NORTHERN AFFAIRS
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   NATO-DISCUSSIONS RESPECTING NUCLEAR FORCE
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Douglas Scott Harkness

Progressive Conservative

Hon. D. S. Harkness (Calgary North):

Mr. Speaker, I should like to ask the Secretary of State for External Affairs whether the proposal for a multinational nuclear force was discussed at the NATO meeting and, if so, whether any decision was made in regard to proceeding with it, or of substituting for it the British proposal in regard to a force of this kind.

Topic:   NORTHERN AFFAIRS
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   NATO-DISCUSSIONS RESPECTING NUCLEAR FORCE
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LIB

Paul Joseph James Martin (Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Liberal

Mr. Martin (Essex East):

Mr. Speaker, the reply I have just made would partially apply to the question put by the hon. gentleman. There was no discussion in the ministerial meetings on this question, but I may tell the hon. Member that a working group which has been established has before it for consideration two multilateral forces an allied nuclear force proposed by Her Majesty's Government in Britain and the United States proposal for a multilateral force which has undergone some modification. Canada has been asked to take part in the deliberations of this working committee, but as the invitation reached us only four or five days before the meeting was called the Government has not yet had the opportunity of deciding whether it will participate.

Topic:   NORTHERN AFFAIRS
Subtopic:   EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   NATO-DISCUSSIONS RESPECTING NUCLEAR FORCE
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SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES

PROPOSED WARNING GUIDE FOR CIVIL SERVANTS


On the orders of the day:


SC

Robert Norman Thompson

Social Credit

Mr. R. N. Thompson (Red Deer):

Mr. Speaker, in view of the fact that early this week we learned of the espionage activities of two foreign agents belonging to the diplomatic corps here in Ottawa; in view of the fact that yesterday one Michelle Duclos, a citizen of Canada, admitted her participation in a subversive plot in the United States; also in view of the fact that a number of Canadian citizens are being held on similar charges of conspiracy-I refer to Michele Saunier, Jean Giroux, Raymond Sabourin-and in view of the fact that only a few days ago a certain Gilles Legault committed suicide in jail while being held on

similar charges; also in view of the fact that it is reported that a man was convicted yesterday in the United States of having been a spy for Russia in that country, he having been active in Canada as well, does the Minister of Justice not think it is high time that his Department published for the civil servants of Canada, some sort of guide relating to espionage, subversive activities and conspiracy in this country, such as has been done in Great Britain?

Topic:   SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES
Subtopic:   PROPOSED WARNING GUIDE FOR CIVIL SERVANTS
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LIB

Guy Favreau (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Liberal

Hon. Guy Favreau (Minister of Justice):

Mr. Speaker, I have taken due note of the remarks made yesterday by the hon. Member in the form of a question which was to the same effect.

Topic:   SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES
Subtopic:   PROPOSED WARNING GUIDE FOR CIVIL SERVANTS
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BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE

REQUESTS FOR ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS ON ORDER PAPER


On the orders of the day:


PC

James Ernest Pascoe

Progressive Conservative

Mr. J. E. Pascoe (Moose Jaw-Lake Centre):

I have a question to ask but I am not sure to which Minister it should be addressed. In the circumstances I will direct it to the Leader of the House. In line with the desire of the opposition to speed up the business of this House, when may I expect an answer to the question I placed on the order paper on April 6, nearly six weeks ago, regarding a possible advance rental agreement for office space in a building now being constructed on the corner of O'Connor and Metcalfe Streets?

Topic:   BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE
Subtopic:   REQUESTS FOR ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS ON ORDER PAPER
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LIB

George James McIlraith (President of the Privy Council; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Liberal Party House Leader)

Liberal

Hon. G. J. Mcllrailh (Presideni of the Privy Council):

If the hon. Member will give me the number of the question I will be glad to have the matter looked into.

Topic:   BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE
Subtopic:   REQUESTS FOR ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS ON ORDER PAPER
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PC

James Ernest Pascoe

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Pascoe:

It is No. 29.

Topic:   BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE
Subtopic:   REQUESTS FOR ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS ON ORDER PAPER
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J. Nicholas (Nick) Mandziuk

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Nicholas Mandziuk (Marquette):

Mr. Speaker, I should like to address my question to the Secretary of State and ask when he expects to answer a question of mine that has been on the order paper since April 8, a question concerning very important and, as a matter of fact, interesting data which this House would no doubt like to have on the extracurricular activities of the B and B Commission. This question is No. 96.

Topic:   BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE
Subtopic:   REQUESTS FOR ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS ON ORDER PAPER
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LIB

Maurice Lamontagne (Secretary of State of Canada)

Liberal

Hon. Maurice Lamonlagne (Secretary of Stale):

Mr. Speaker, I will be very glad to inquire into it and refer this particular problem to the Prime Minister's office.

May 14. 1965

Topic:   BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE
Subtopic:   REQUESTS FOR ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS ON ORDER PAPER
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INDIAN AFFAIRS

COURT DECISION RESPECTING PROVISION OF MEDICAL CARE

May 14, 1965