March 28, 1924 (14th Parliament, 3rd Session)


William Richard Motherwell (Minister of Agriculture)



That, of course, is true. But there are a great many institutions that are not self-supporting which at one time were, and I do not know whether this is to our advantage or not. If we take the ground that these settlers should not have gone in there, and if for that reason we discontinue the work of this station, it will be tantamount to telling these people that so far as we are concerned they will have to get along as best they can. If that is the view hon. gentlemen take, then I shall look into the matter; but for my part I do not think that would be wise.

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