August 6, 1940 (19th Parliament, 1st Session)

LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

I should not like to say offhand that they could or could not. That question is being explored, but what action will be taken I cannot say at the moment. However, if it is possible to give employment to those who are unemployed, whether internees or others, the desire is to have them employed in work of the kind.

Topic:   PRISONERS OF WAR
Subtopic:   DEPARTMENT OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
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