July 2, 1940 (19th Parliament, 1st Session)

CCF

Clarence Gillis

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

Mr. GILLIS:

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I am endeavouring to make a statement on behalf of the people I represent, on a very complicated question, and the information I am giving is not my own. I have endeavoured to present it through various documents, such as the Financial Review for 1939, the Financial Post, and different sources of information from which I have selected this material. At this particular time I am following closely the information contained in these documents because I do not want to make any statements which are not in accordance with the facts. But I have not any intention of reading my speech so far as it consists of the comments which I intend to make upon these notes.

Topic:   THE BUDGET
Subtopic:   DEBATE ON THE ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENT OF THE MINISTER OF FINANCE
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