May 28, 1948 (20th Parliament, 4th Session)

PC

Douglas King Hazen

Progressive Conservative

Mr. HAZEN:

A good many of acres of land that will be improved when this proposed legislation becomes law and is put into effect are located in the constituency that is repre-

Reclamation oj Marshlands
sented in this house by the hon. member for Cumberland. On a number of occasions during the past number of years he has brought to the attention of the members of the house the deplorable condition of these marshlands, and has asked the government that some action be taken. I am not in a position to say and I do not say that it was wholly through his energetic efforts that this resolution has been brought down and that the legislation is to be introduced, but I think he is entitled to some credit for what he has done for his constituents in this matter, and I think also there are other members-
Mr. IS'NOR: I gave him credit.

Topic:   MARSHLANDS
Subtopic:   RECLAMATION AND DEVELOPMENT-ASSISTANCE TO MARITIME PROVINCES
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