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

CON

Mr. CHURCH:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Who is in charge of the enforcement of the Alien Labour Act?
2. How many American citizens have been admitted into Canada during the past two years and crossed the border to take positions with the Canadian National Railways and the Canadian Pacific Railway?
3. Are returned men and other Canadian citizens being discharged by the dining car department of the Canadian National Railways and the Canadian Pacific Railway and their places in Canada taken by coloured American citizens at cut wages?
4. Is it a fact the Canadian National Railways dining car department are constantly employing help from Chicago to work on trains in Canada while returned men are to be seen walking the streets begging for employment and while returned men in this department are being let out?
5. Do the Canadian National Railway Company's reports for income tax returns show that a large percentage of former Grand Trunk employees are American citizens?
6. What percentage of employees are Americans in this department?

Topic:   ENFORCEMENT OF ALIEN LABOUR ACT
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