April 4, 1922 (14th Parliament, 1st Session)

LIB

George Perry Graham (Minister of Militia and Defence; Minister of the Naval Service)

Liberal

Mr. GRAHAM:

It will take months to bring about this organization; and I may say that discussing it with a gentleman, not in the employ of the Government but one who has had experience in several departments, he assured me that if it were accomplished in one year it would be good work. But the Estimates had to be prepared for the fiscal year, and we have just entered upon a new fiscal period. It has not been possible to adopt any other method in this respect than that which we have followed.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE
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