Mr. Hanson (York-Sunbury):
That was only a chart.
Mr. Mackenzie King picked up that retort and then finally got down to the point where he said:
The resolution passed in 1919 was expressed in the following words:
"In so far as it may be practicable, having regard to Canada's financial position, an adequate system of insurance against unemployment, sickness,-
Unemployment Insurance Act
I am glad to see the Minister of National Health and Welfare nodding his head. I continue:
-dependence, old age, and other disability should be instituted by the federal government in conjunction with the governments of the several provinces."
Mr. King went on to say:
When the Liberal administration came into office in 1921 we indicated our hope that while we were in office we might soon be in a position to enact some measure of social insurance.
Topic: COMPARATIVE TABLES