Mr. P. F. CASGRAIN (Charlevoix-Mont-morency):
I wish to draw the attention of the Government to this startling headline [DOT] which appears in the Montreal Gazette this morning: " Winnipeg sees general strike in full effect-27,000 workers quit in sympathy with metal men-minister powerless-bakers, firemen, postal employees and railway shopmen among those out." The Minister of Labour is reported as saying that the Government can do nothing in the matter. I should like to know what steps the Government are going to take in view of the extraordinary circumstances, and what action will be taken to prevent the recurrence of strikes on such a huge scale in the future. I remember that when there was a little disturbance in the city of Quebec last year the military forces were called out, and I think this is the proper time
Topic: THE WINNIPEG STRIKE.