June 6, 1929 (16th Parliament, 3rd Session)

CON

Finlay MacDonald

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MacDONALD (Cape Breton South):

I wish to join with the hon. member for Richmond-West Cape Breton in impressing upon the minister the necessity of some improvement in the life-saving service at Scatarie island. It does not form part of my constituency, but it is perhaps the most dangerous point on the Atlantic coast and the equipment there now is totally inadequate. It would not cost anything like a million dollars to equip the station properly. If the minister secured a vote of $10,000 or $15,000 for a proper boat there, that would fulfil the requirements at the present time, but something is urgently needed at that point.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MARINE AND FISHERIES
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