April 4, 1957 (22nd Parliament, 5th Session)

PC

Douglas Scott Harkness

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Harkness:

I see the minister shaking his head up and down. I assume that is the situation. Under these circumstances, I would hope most sincerely that the government, apart from the fact that it controls the territorial council, will not force the Northwest Territories into this scheme and thereby place upon the shoulders of the non-Indian and non-Eskimo population in that area part of the burden of health and hospitalization care which the dominion government, under the treaty with the Indians and under the entire set-up we have had so far, has carried.

Topic:   HEALTH INSURANCE
Subtopic:   AUTHORIZATION OF PAYMENTS FROM CONSOLIDATED REVENUE FUND
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