February 2, 1944 (19th Parliament, 5th Session)

LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

I do not think the question of a national library for Canada would properly come within the purview of this committee. The committee's functions are confined to matters relating immediately to parliament. That does not, however, preclude discussion on the question of a national library on some estimate or some appropriate occasion.

Topic:   LIBRARY OF PARLIAMENT
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