June 11, 1925 (14th Parliament, 4th Session)

LIB

Samuel William Jacobs

Liberal

Mr. JACOBS:

Absolutely not. I have
stated time and again that I am in favour of every healthy white person coming to this country. That is my policy. The leader of the opposition did not speak about oriental labour. Before he was interrupted by the hon. member for Centre Winnipeg he said:
It is possible to give preference and do so without invading the just rights of the Canadian worker. It must always be a case of Canada first, and until we are ready to stand up and proclaim Canada first, and act Canada first, then we may just as well resign ourselves to this sliding-back process which characterizes our drift to-day.

Topic:   IMMIGRATION AND COLONIZATION
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