March 14, 1935 (17th Parliament, 6th Session)

CON

George Gordon

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. GORDON:

Mr. Chairman, replying
to the question raised by the hon. member for Dorchester (Mr. Gagnon) with respect to the small sawmill owner and those other industrial activities which are intermittent and seasonal in their character, they are taken care of within the terms of section 10, and they are also provided for, of course, in the convention itself. Section 10 as at present drafted carries out in substance and in spirit article 6 of the convention, and those seasonal activities will be exempt from the operation of the act. Of necessity they would have to be. You cannot apply, so far as I can see, a horizontal law right across Canada without
Eight Hour Hay

making exceptions of industries such* as have been referred to by the hon. member for Dorchester.

Topic:   EIGHT HOUR DAY
Subtopic:   BILL TO LIMIT HOURS OF WORK IN INDUSTRIAL UNDERTAKINGS
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