June 29, 1948 (20th Parliament, 4th Session)


Humphrey Mitchell (Minister of Labour)


Hon. HUMPHREY MITCHELL (Minister of Labour):

Speaking now as an individual so far as I am concerned there will be no controller. I read in the newspapers that the case had been withdrawn. This is a free country, and you can always withdraw a case. It is simply an indication of freedom. I do not know why it was withdrawn, but it has been suggested that it was that they did not want Sullivan in the witness box. That is merely a conjecture. My hon. friend can rest assured that the services of my department are ever ready in connection with any dispute under federal jurisdiction.

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