May 16, 1923 (14th Parliament, 2nd Session)

LIB

Charles A. Stewart (Minister of Immigration and Colonization; Minister of Mines; Minister of the Interior; Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs)

Liberal

Mr. STEWART (Argenteuil):

Not in
comparison with the profits that were made. Of course, that is a matter of opinion, but on the whole I think that in England, irrespective of whether it be applied on a per capita basis or generally, a greater proportion of taxation for direct war purposes was levied during the period of the war than ever was attempted in Canada. That, in part, answers some of the criticisms of my hon. friend who leads the Progressive party.

Topic:   THE BUDGET
Subtopic:   CONTINUATION OF DEBATE ON THE ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENT OF THE MINISTER OF FINANCE
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