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


Alexa McDonough

New Democratic Party

Ms. Alexa McDonough (Halifax, NDP)

Mr. Speaker, it is obvious that 155 Liberal cheerleaders over there are pretty pleased with their record.
Since the last Liberal throne speech promised to tackle youth unemployment, 26,000 more young people in this country have not been able to find jobs and they are not cheering.
My question. Will the government commit today to set targets and timetables to reduce unemployment? If not, will it admit that it has simply given up doing anything to help the young people who most desperately need its help?

Topic:   Oral Question Period
Subtopic:   Employment
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