September 1, 1972 (28th Parliament, 4th Session)

LIB

Bryce Stuart Mackasey (Minister of Manpower and Immigration)

Liberal

Mr. Mackasey:

Mr. Speaker, the paid-outs that are made from the fund are subject to certain variables, one of them being the relationship between payments and the weekly wage of people unemployed. The payment is now $66 a week. I do not think that is too much for any unemployed person. Maybe the hon. gentleman thinks it is. We could save by cutting down on that. We know what our payments are-

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
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