February 15, 1979 (30th Parliament, 4th Session)

NDP

John Edward Broadbent

New Democratic Party

Mr. Broadbent:

Considering Imperial Oil is reducing its allocation to its Canadian subsidiary by 25 per cent, Gulf by 20 per cent, BP by 45 per cent, Petrofina by 35 per cent, and the government is so proud, or has been in the past, of these multinationals having control of our oil resources, will the

February 15, 1979
minister now give assurances that it is government policy to do in Canada what has been done in many other nations, that is, to make a publicly-owned and controlled oil company, Petro-Canada, the principal firm in that industry in this country?

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   SUGGESTION PETRO-CANADA PURCHASE VENEZUELAN OIL
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