December 18, 1962 (25th Parliament, 1st Session)

NDP

Thomas Rodney Berger

New Democratic Party

Mr. Berger:

Private Bills
When I say that it is a company which is controlled by the Murchison brothers of Dallas, Texas, I hope that no hon. member will think I am seeking to deprecate or to criticize the fact that the Murchison brothers of Dallas, with the benefit of a few million dollars which their father just happened to have around, were able to obtain control of a good deal of industrial and financial wealth. I am not deprecating or criticizing the fact that they used this money in order to build this financial empire. What I am deprecating, however, is the tendency of the parliament of Canada simply to pass a bill of this kind as a matter of course.

Topic:   INTERIM SUPPLY
Subtopic:   PRIVATE BILLS
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