Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)
That is what I said a moment ago; I said he was honestly mixed up. He is doing the best he can with a bad cause.
I think a lot of government members are mixed up concerning the question of the proposed national hospital insurance, which they feel is the cure for the ills described in the subject matter of this resolution. Hospital insurance will not have anything to do with the situation dealt with in the resolution. If the type of hospital insurance that is talked about is brought in it will merely be hospital insurance, and it will have no effect on the question of the exemption of medical expenses for income tax purposes.
Income Tax Act
There is no one in this house who is foolish enough to think you can get something for nothing in this world, or that you can continue demanding more and collecting less to pay for it. Everyone realizes that.
Subtopic: PROPOSED AMENDMENT WITH RESPECT TO MEDICAL EXPENSES