House of Commons Debates – July 9, 1982

House of Commons Proceedings

House of Commons Debates – July 9, 1982

1st Session—32nd Parliament

Question Period is dominated by inquiries directed at Lloyd Axworthy (Minister of Employment and Immigration) on the subject of rising unemployment, job-creation programs, and regional development projects in Prince Edward Island.

Donald J. Johnston (President of the Treasury Board) introduces the second reading of Bill C-124, the Public Sector Compensation Restraint Act; there are speeches by Walter Baker, Rod Murphy, and Bud Cullen.

The House quickly completes the second reading, in-committee review, and third reading of Bill C-201, a bill to amend the Holidays Act to replace Dominion Day with Canada Day; participating in the debate are Hal Herbert, David Smith, and Mark Rose.