March 15, 1939 (18th Parliament, 4th Session)

CCF

Mr. MacINNIS:

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

1. Does the dominion government give material aid assistance to unemployable persons on relief in cities and municipalities on a fifty-fifty basis with the province?
2. Did the Department of Labour inform the provinces early in 1938 that it would not give material aid assistance to unemployable persons after a certain date, March 31, 1938, or some other date?

Unemployment and Agricultural Distress
3. Does the government give material aid assistance to unemployable persons in cities and municipalities in British Columbia on a fifty-fifty basis with the province?
4. If so, is any class of unemployable persons in any municipality in the said province excluded from receiving such material aid assistance?
5. If the dominion gives material aid assistance to unemployable persons, how many persons in each province received assistance under this head for the month of January, 1939, or the latest month for which information is available ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF-ASSISTANCE TO UNEMPLOYABLES
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