September 24, 1997 (36th Parliament, 1st Session)

NDP

Alexa McDonough

New Democratic Party

Ms. Alexa McDonough (Halifax, NDP)

Mr. Speaker, I have waited a long time for this moment. My question is to the Prime Minister.
On behalf of 1.4 million unemployed Canadians, will the government commit today to set clear timetables and targets for the reduction of unemployment? The government has done it with respect to deficit reduction. When will the government do the same for unemployment and show that it is serious about putting Canadians back to work?

Topic:   Oral Question Period
Subtopic:   Employment
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