March 29, 1901

MANITOBA RAILWAYS AGREEMENT.


Mr. McISAAC moved for leave to introduce Bill (No. 102) respecting a lease of certain railways in Manitoba. Motion agreed to, and Bill read the first time. . Mr. McISAAC moved for leave to introduce Bill (No. 103) an Act relating to an agreement between the government of Alcorn, Ball, Barker, Bell (Addington), Bennett, Birkett, Blain, Borden (Halifax), Boyd, Broder, Bruce Calvin, Cargill, Carscallen,



Manitoba and the Canadian Northern Railway Company respecting certain railways.


IND

Robert Lorne Richardson

Independent

Mr. RICHARDSON (Lisgar).

Is that entirely in conformity with the rules, Mr. Speaker ?

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Lawrence Geoffrey Power (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER.

Yes. There has been a report of the Committee on Standing Orders.

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The PRIME MINISTER (Rt. Hon. Sir Wilfrid Laurier).

I understand the committee reported yesterday.

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Robert Lorne Richardson

Independent

Mr. RICHARDSON (Lisgar).

I have been led to believe that the Bill would be referred back to the Standing Orders Committee.

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The PRIME MINISTER.

Yes, but I was not aware that the committee had reported yesterday.

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The PRIME MINISTER.

We will watch it in future.

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Motion agreed to, and Bill read the first time.


FIRST READINGS.


Bill (No. 104) to incorporate the Nova Scotia Central Railway Company.-Mr. Fraser-by Mr. Mclsaac. Bill (Mo. 105) to incorporate the Kamloops and Atlin Railway Company.-Mr. Prior. Bill (No. 106) respecting the South Shore Railway Company.-Mr. Geoffrion. Bill (No. 107) to confer upon the Commissioner of Patents certain powers for the relief of John Abell.-Mr. Rosamond. Bill (No. 108) respecting the Manitoulin and North Shore Railway Company.-Mr. Dyment-by Mr. Holmes. Bill (No. 109) to incorporate the Canadian National Bank.-Mr. German-by Mr. Holmes. , Bill (No. 110) to incorporate the Debenture and Securities Corporation of Canada.-Mr. Osier-by Mr. Barker. Bill (No. Ill) to incorporate the Interprovincial and James Bay Railway Company.- Mr. Murray-by Mr. Holmes. Bill (No. 112) respecting the Montreal and Southern Counties Railway Company.-Mr. Carroll-by Mr. Lavergne.


GREAT NORTHERN TRANSIT COMPANY.

LIB

Frank Oliver

Liberal

Mr. OLIVER moved :

That that portion of the sixth report of the Select Committee on Railways, Canals -and Telegraph Lines, reporting the preamble of Bill No. 38, respecting the Hudson Bay and Northwest Railways Company, and to change its name to the Great Northern Transit Company, ' not

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Colin Francis McIsaac

Liberal

Mr. McISAAC.

proven,' be referred back to the said committee for further consideration.

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The PRIME MINISTER (Rt. Hon. Sir Wilfrid Laurier).

I would ask my hon. friend not to press this motion, but to withdraw it until we have a fuller House. This is a matter of great importance and we have a thin House, and no one has had an opportunity of looking into the case.

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DOMINION ELECTIONS ACT.

March 29, 1901