April 3, 1936 (18th Parliament, 1st Session)


Thomas Langton Church

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. T. L. CHURCH (Broadview):

I wish to address a question to the government, based on an article in the Toronto Globe of to-day:
Federal relief cut burden to be borne by municipalities.
Ontario legislature will not reduce its grant and will try to persuade Ottawa to reverse decision ...
The larger municipalities have passed their budgets for the year, and at this time of year after a long winter many people on relief are sick and suffering, many in the hospitals. Before this is put through I would ask the government to reconsider it, or hear the municipalities and the provinces about this drastic cut, which is going to bear very heavily on the people on relief-

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