any reason why we should lay this burden on these people ? There is no monopoly in electricity, because there will always be the check involved in the cost of producing it by steam. Besides, the city has the right to harness the power, and bring it in for itself if it likes. If the Bill is amended as the hon. member for West Toronto proposes, you will not find a capitalist to put a dollar into the enterprise, because it will be at the mercy of every person and municipality along the line.