November 17, 1978

ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS

AIR CANADA

PC

John Carnell Crosbie

Progressive Conservative

Mr. John C. Crosbie (St. John's West):

Mr. Speaker, I rise on a matter of urgent and pressing necessity under the provisions of Standing Order 43.

Air Canada, in its magazine "En Route", distributed in aircraft ostensibly to inform the travelling public, carries a guide to what is happening across the country, entitled "Canada Calendar 1978", outlining events across Canada which travellers may wish to attend. Since the province of Newfoundland is not included in this calendar, leaving unrepresented the most interesting and culturally stimulating part of Canada, I move, seconded by the hon. member for Saskatoon-Biggar (Mr. Hnatyshyn):

That the president of Air Canada, Claude Taylor, be summoned before the bar of the House to explain this strange, if not sinister, omission, including an explanation as to why Newfoundland has been separated from Canada without even a referendum, and that Mr. Taylor be sentenced to one week's landings by aircraft at Torbay airport, after midnight and in fog, without the guidance of air traffic control as proposed by the Minister of Transport in his drive for economy, particularly in essential services.

Topic:   ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic:   AIR CANADA
Sub-subtopic:   REASON NEWFOUNDLAND NOT MENTIONED IN PUBLICATION "EN ROUTE"-MOTION UNDER S.O. 43
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LIB

James Alexander Jerome (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

Order, please. The hon. member for Selkirk (Mr. Whiteway).

Topic:   ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic:   AIR CANADA
Sub-subtopic:   REASON NEWFOUNDLAND NOT MENTIONED IN PUBLICATION "EN ROUTE"-MOTION UNDER S.O. 43
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VETERANS AFFAIRS

PC

Dean Waldon Whiteway

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Dean Whiteway (Selkirk):

Mr. Speaker, I rise under the provisions of Standing Order 43. In light of the fact that Mrs. Betty Dali, a member of the Women's Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion, Prince Edward Branch 81, was not allowed to sell poppies in a federal Canada Manpower building at 220 Henderson Highway, in Winnipeg, and was ordered to leave by the supervisor, I move, seconded by the hon. member for St. Boniface (Mr. Hare):

That the Minister of Veterans Affairs, who is aware of this incident, investigate with a view to establishing a policy which would permit the selling of

Remembrance Day poppies in federal buildings across Canada, and that an appropriate apology be extended to Mrs. Dali and Prince Edward Branch 81 of the Royal Canadian Legion.

Topic:   ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic:   VETERANS AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   SALE OF REMEMBRANCE DAY POPPIES IN FEDERAL BUILDINGS-MOTION UNDER S.O. 43
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LIB

Barnett Jerome Danson (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Hon. Barney Danson (Minister of National Defence):

Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order.

Topic:   ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic:   VETERANS AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   SALE OF REMEMBRANCE DAY POPPIES IN FEDERAL BUILDINGS-MOTION UNDER S.O. 43
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An hon. Member:

Twelve o'clock.

Topic:   ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic:   VETERANS AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   SALE OF REMEMBRANCE DAY POPPIES IN FEDERAL BUILDINGS-MOTION UNDER S.O. 43
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LIB

James Alexander Jerome (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

Order, please. I will allow the minister one sentence to indicate the nature of the point of order, and then I will take it at twelve o'clock.

Topic:   ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic:   VETERANS AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   SALE OF REMEMBRANCE DAY POPPIES IN FEDERAL BUILDINGS-MOTION UNDER S.O. 43
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LIB

Barnett Jerome Danson (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Mr. Danson:

Mr. Speaker, the nature of the point of order is the use of Standing Order 43 regarding matters of allegedly urgent and pressing business. Some of these items are of deep concern to all of us in the country, but they can hardly be considered urgent in this sense. Representations could be made to ministers and departments, and I do not think the use of the time of the House in this way should be permitted.

Topic:   ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic:   VETERANS AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   SALE OF REMEMBRANCE DAY POPPIES IN FEDERAL BUILDINGS-MOTION UNDER S.O. 43
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Some hon. Members:

Oh, oh!

Topic:   ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic:   VETERANS AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   SALE OF REMEMBRANCE DAY POPPIES IN FEDERAL BUILDINGS-MOTION UNDER S.O. 43
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LIB

James Alexander Jerome (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

Order, please. In order to present this motion for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 43 unanimous consent must be given. Is there unanimous consent?

Topic:   ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic:   VETERANS AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   SALE OF REMEMBRANCE DAY POPPIES IN FEDERAL BUILDINGS-MOTION UNDER S.O. 43
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Some hon. Members:

Agreed.

Topic:   ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic:   VETERANS AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   SALE OF REMEMBRANCE DAY POPPIES IN FEDERAL BUILDINGS-MOTION UNDER S.O. 43
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Some hon. Members:

No.

Topic:   ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic:   VETERANS AFFAIRS
Sub-subtopic:   SALE OF REMEMBRANCE DAY POPPIES IN FEDERAL BUILDINGS-MOTION UNDER S.O. 43
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THE BUDGET

NDP

Bob Rae

New Democratic Party

Mr. Bob Rae (Broadview):

Mr. Speaker, I rise, under the provisions of Standing Order 43, on a matter of urgent and pressing necessity. In view of the fact that last night's budget brought down by the Minister of Finance (Mr. Chretien) was his third in 13 months, I move, seconded by the hon. member for Humber-St. George's-St. Barbe (Mr. Faour):

That this House unanimously concludes that the minister has brought down a Toronto Argonaut budget: he has had his third down, fumbled the ball, and time has run out.

Topic:   ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic:   THE BUDGET
Sub-subtopic:   CRITICISM THEREOF-MOTION UNDER S.O. 43
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LIB

James Alexander Jerome (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

Order, please.

November 17, 1978

Oral Questions

Topic:   ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic:   THE BUDGET
Sub-subtopic:   CRITICISM THEREOF-MOTION UNDER S.O. 43
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ORAL QUESTION PERIOD

THE CANADIAN ECONOMY

PC

Sinclair McKnight Stevens

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Sinclair Stevens (York-Simcoe):

Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Minister of Finance. Based on the figures given by the minister last night in his budget, it now appears that federal debt servicing costs next year will be $8 billion, compared with $2 billion in 1970, which means that next year every worker in Canada will have to carry a debt servicing load of $800 as far as the federal government is concerned.

Would the Minister of Finance indicate what he anticipates the ongoing debt servicing charges for 1981 and 1982 to be? Can he let us see down the road a little further than he did last night?

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   THE CANADIAN ECONOMY
Sub-subtopic:   DEBT SERVICING CHARGES FOR 1980 AND 1981-LEVEL OF INTEREST RATES AND UNEMPLOYMENT
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November 17, 1978