March 29, 1945 (19th Parliament, 6th Session)

LIB

Ian Alistair Mackenzie (Minister of Veterans Affairs; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Liberal Party House Leader)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE (Vancouver Centre):

I am afraid I am too much of a Caledonian to make any promises at the moment.
The third point raised by my hon. friend was in regard to the R.A.F. That matter also is receiving consideration at the present time, and it is a very difficult question. They have gratuity legislation over there, but I am going to look into the question of the extent to which our boys who went there before 1939 are protected by the gratuity legislation in the old land. Perhaps by Tuesday or Wednesday of next week I may be able to refer to the matter again.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS
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