January 16, 1939 (18th Parliament, 4th Session)

LIB

Wilfrid Lacroix

Liberal

Mr. LACROIX (Quebec-Montmorency):

Mr. Speaker, the effect of this amendment would be to allow the Board of Transport Commissioners to make orders and regulations to provide that all employees of railway and tel :graph companies coming within its jurisdiction shall have the requisite knowledge of the French language in the province of Quebec to enable them properly to perform their duties and to be understood by and understand the majority of the persons with whom they are required to do business.
Motion agreed to and bill read the first time.

Topic:   RAILWAY ACT
Subtopic:   LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT IN QUEBEC PROVINCE RESPECTING EMPLOYEES OF RAILWAY AND TELEGRAPH COMPANIES
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