April 14, 1947 (20th Parliament, 3rd Session)

LIB

Mr. LAPOINTE: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

1. Yes.
2. No. The members of the forces concerned could not be spared from their official duties' for the time required to train and play with civilian hockey teams.
3. Yes. One member of the forces was granted permission to play with the Quebec Aces on condition that any time required from duty would be deducted from his annual leave.
Note: Final decision in these cases, based on the exigencies of the service, rested with the G.O.C. command concerned.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   ARMED FORCES-CIVILIAN HOCKEY TEAMS
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