March 21, 1979

LIB

Otto Emil Lang (Minister of Transport; Minister responsible for the Canadian Wheat Board)

Liberal

Mr. Lang:

-but I have to laugh out loud when I witness the party of the clap supporting the right hon. gentleman for doing absolutely nothing.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   RAILWAYS
Sub-subtopic:   CIRCULAR ON RAIL LINE ABANDONMENT
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Some hon. Members:

Hear, hear!

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Subtopic:   RAILWAYS
Sub-subtopic:   CIRCULAR ON RAIL LINE ABANDONMENT
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LIB

Otto Emil Lang (Minister of Transport; Minister responsible for the Canadian Wheat Board)

Liberal

Mr. Lang:

Mr. Speaker, I really ask you how the right hon. gentleman can say that we protected the Spiritwood line in order for the election to occur, when that was done a year and a half ago.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   RAILWAYS
Sub-subtopic:   CIRCULAR ON RAIL LINE ABANDONMENT
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Some hon. Members:

Oh, oh!

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Subtopic:   RAILWAYS
Sub-subtopic:   CIRCULAR ON RAIL LINE ABANDONMENT
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LIB

Otto Emil Lang (Minister of Transport; Minister responsible for the Canadian Wheat Board)

Liberal

Mr. Lang:

When Mr. Mclsaac and I went up to Paradise Hill-

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   RAILWAYS
Sub-subtopic:   CIRCULAR ON RAIL LINE ABANDONMENT
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Some hon. Members:

Oh, oh!

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   RAILWAYS
Sub-subtopic:   CIRCULAR ON RAIL LINE ABANDONMENT
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LIB

Otto Emil Lang (Minister of Transport; Minister responsible for the Canadian Wheat Board)

Liberal

Mr. Lang:

-we started moving with the line as well.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   RAILWAYS
Sub-subtopic:   CIRCULAR ON RAIL LINE ABANDONMENT
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An hon. Member:

What did you do up there?

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   RAILWAYS
Sub-subtopic:   CIRCULAR ON RAIL LINE ABANDONMENT
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Some hon. Members:

Oh, oh!

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   RAILWAYS
Sub-subtopic:   CIRCULAR ON RAIL LINE ABANDONMENT
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An hon. Member:

What happened up on Paradise Hill?

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   RAILWAYS
Sub-subtopic:   CIRCULAR ON RAIL LINE ABANDONMENT
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Some hon. Members:

Oh, oh!

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   RAILWAYS
Sub-subtopic:   CIRCULAR ON RAIL LINE ABANDONMENT
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An hon. Member:

Is that another branch line?

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   RAILWAYS
Sub-subtopic:   CIRCULAR ON RAIL LINE ABANDONMENT
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Some hon. Members:

Oh, oh!

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   RAILWAYS
Sub-subtopic:   CIRCULAR ON RAIL LINE ABANDONMENT
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LIB

James Alexander Jerome (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

Order, please.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   RAILWAYS
Sub-subtopic:   CIRCULAR ON RAIL LINE ABANDONMENT
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An hon. Member:

Tell us what happened on Paradise Hill?

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   RAILWAYS
Sub-subtopic:   CIRCULAR ON RAIL LINE ABANDONMENT
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Some hon. Members:

Oh, oh!

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   RAILWAYS
Sub-subtopic:   CIRCULAR ON RAIL LINE ABANDONMENT
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LIB

James Alexander Jerome (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

Order, please. I would like to preserve the balance of the question period, if I might.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   RAILWAYS
Sub-subtopic:   CIRCULAR ON RAIL LINE ABANDONMENT
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LIB

Otto Emil Lang (Minister of Transport; Minister responsible for the Canadian Wheat Board)

Liberal

Mr. Lang:

Mr. Speaker, as far as the Laird line is concerned-and the right hon. member asked me specifically about the Laird line-I recommend that he visit the rail

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retention committee and read the ad again. If he will follow it, he will find he can go before the CTC, make his argument and be heard there. That is what the ad is about. He has not read it. 1 hope all farmers read it and we finally get the final decision on the remaining lines, and at the end of this program, along with our $800 million rail rehabilitation program, we will have preserved lines throughout the prairies. We will be rebuilding them and all doubt that the right hon. gentleman left behind him all over the place will have been resolved and removed.

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Subtopic:   RAILWAYS
Sub-subtopic:   CIRCULAR ON RAIL LINE ABANDONMENT
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Some hon. Members:

Hear, hear!

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Subtopic:   RAILWAYS
Sub-subtopic:   CIRCULAR ON RAIL LINE ABANDONMENT
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LABOUR DISPUTES

March 21, 1979