June 4, 1931 (17th Parliament, 2nd Session)

LIB

Édouard Lacroix

Liberal

Mr. LACROIX:

The United States Immigration Bureau settled this question and no further difficulties exist. The hon. members sitting on the government side, however, have no 'claim in this connection.
The gates have been closed and Canadians are prohibited to enter the United States.
There is no further need for hon. members promising to wipe out the $18 head tax and settle the difficulties connected with it. These difficulties have already been settled.
The Canadian worker is forced to remain at home and seek work outside of the United States, and not finding any, he must beg in order to provide for his family. If any one on the government side wishes to know who made such a promise, I shall tell him so.

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