July 9, 1942 (19th Parliament, 3rd Session)

NAT

Mr. CHURCH:

National Government

1. Will the government order a military court of inquiry into the drowning of the cadets from Brockville, in the Rideau canal, Ottawa?
2. Will a public civil inquest be held into the matter?
3. Will pensions be given the next-of-kin?
4. Who ordered these men to swim the canal, and what life-saving appliances, or live-saving guards and equipment were there on duty as precaution ?
5. Who were the officers in charge, and had they canoes or boats near the scene in case of accident?
6. What life-saving facilities had the city of Ottawa there?
7. What life-saving equipment has the city of Ottawa, the government or the Ottawa improvement commission?

Topic:   CANADIAN ARMY-ACCIDENT TO CADETS IN BATTLE EXERCISES IN OTTAWA
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