Mr. Gerard Laprise (Abitibi):
Mr. Speaker, I rise under Standing Order 43 to ask for the unanimous consent of the House to move a motion on a very important matter.
In view of the financial straits Canadian authors find themselves in, especially the newer ones whose talents are unknown because publication costs are prohibitive, I move, seconded by the hon. member for Kamouraska (Mr. Dionne):
That the House instruct the government to make funds available to these authors so that they can deposit a copy of their work in every public library in the country.
March 16, 1979
Topic: ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS
Subtopic: CULTURAL AFFAIRS