PRIOR (Victoria, B.C.) Before the Orders of the Day are called, I wish to draw the attention of the right hon.
leader of the government to a paragraph that appears in the Victoria Daily Times, of Tuesday, March 5. It is headed : ' The Duke is coming-Aulay Morrison telegraphs that his visit is practically decided upon' ; and reads as follows :
Upon the opening of the House to-day the premier read a telegram from Aulay Morrison, M.P., stating that the visit of the Duke of York and Cornwall to British Columbia was practically fixed. The announcement was greeted with great applause.
That was on March 5. On March 7, I called the attention of the right lion, gentleman to the fact that the people of British Columbia would like to know whether their Royal Highnesses were going to visit that province or not, and the right hon. gentleman replied as follows :