Ms. Margaret Mitchell (Vancouver East):
Mr. Speaker, I think it is a matter of policy that we want. This is not just a simple case. We want government policy and we want some change in legislation.
Since more and more older workers are becoming redundant through no fault of their own, will the Minister consider extending optional old age pensions for unemployed persons at age 60? This policy could also open jobs for younger workers.
Subtopic: OPTIONAL OLD AGE PENSIONS REQUEST