April 23, 1926 (15th Parliament, 1st Session)

CON

George Brecken Nicholson

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. NICHOLSON:

I submit that the only conclusion we can draw from the remarks of the hon. gentleman and from similar remarks made in regard to that question is that the hon. members are not prepared to accept as genuine the figures presented to parliament by the Minister of Railways. At the moment it is not my purpose to go into the transportation question at any length, because a time will come later when we may deal with that. In the meantime I might just put to my hon. friend and those who sit around him this question: Do they feel disposed to support a government that would wilfully issue false statements in order to deceive those who invested their money in the construction of what is now a portion of the Canadian National Railways? That is exactly what is being done, if the statements-

Topic:   THE BUDGET
Subtopic:   CONTINUATION OF DEBATE ON THE ANNUAL
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