May 29, 1931 (17th Parliament, 2nd Session)


Jean-François Pouliot



I thank you, Mr. Chairman, for your guiding decision. I shall give to the house the reasons why I am interested in the butter question, and I believe that, doing so, I shall be quite in order. The main reason why I come to the house to study these questions is that I represent many farmers. When an hon. member makes a statement in the house to a certain effect, it must be true or not; it must be exact or not; it must be accurate or not. When it is accurate, when it is exact, when it is true, the hon. member must be given credit for it, and whenever it is inexact, whenever it is untrue, then the other party must prove that it is so. Unless that is done, the truth remains in the statement that has already been made. I believe I am quite clear.

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