March 24, 1941 (19th Parliament, 2nd Session)

LIB

Angus Lewis Macdonald (Minister of National Defence for Naval Services)

Liberal

Mr. MACDONALD (Kingston City):

When my hon. friend says that the government offered them a lower wage than they have been receiving, that must be incorrect because the government does not operate any transatlantic steamship service, and the pay of merchant seamen is entirely a matter between the seamen and the shipping company which employs them.

Topic:   WAR APPROPRIATION BILL
Subtopic:   PROVISION FOR GRANTING TO HIS MAJESTY AID FOR NATIONAL DEFENCE AND SECURITY
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