November 14, 1941 (19th Parliament, 2nd Session)

CCF

Angus MacInnis

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

Mr. ANGUS MacINNIS (Vancouver East):

I should like to direct a question to the Minister of Munitions and Supply. I am informed that twenty-six men, employees of the Allied Brass company, in Montreal, have been laid off because of lack of work. I am informed that the Allied Brass company is a government-owned plant operated on a

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managerial fee basis by the Canada Wire and Cable company of Montreal. It manufactures brass caps for shells. Can the minister tell the house the reason for this lay-off? Is it because of a shortage of materials, or because it is considered that we have all the shell caps that are needed?

Topic:   LABOUR CONDITIONS
Subtopic:   LAY-OFF OF EMPLOYEES OF ALLIED BRASS COMPANY, MONTREAL
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