November 24, 2005 (38th Parliament, 1st Session)

NDP

Ed Broadbent

New Democratic Party

Hon. Ed Broadbent

Mr. Speaker, today in the House of Commons the government House leader said that the best thing to do about child poverty was to produce jobs. He is flatly wrong. About 48% of the children living in poverty today live in families where both members of the family are working.
Given that the Liberal government abolished the federal minimum wage in 1993, will it bring it back and--

Topic:   Oral Questions
Subtopic:   Child Poverty
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