April 8, 1957 (22nd Parliament, 5th Session)

PC

George Randolph Pearkes

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Pearkes:

All I can say is that I wish there had been an opportunity to call before this committee some practical fishermen from the west, because people who are engaged in practical sealing operations would have told your scientists and the committee a very different story. But when you do not give members of parliament an opportunity to attend a committee meeting it is not likely you are going to give an opportunity for practical sealers to come forward.

Topic:   NORTH PACIFIC FUR SEALS
Subtopic:   IMPLEMENTATION OF INTERIM CONVENTION ON CONSERVATION
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