April 26, 1904

DEBATES OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS OF THE DOMINION OF CANADA FOURTH SESSION-NINTH PARLIAMENT 4 EDWARD VIT., 1904 VOL. LXV COMPRISING THE PERIOD FROM THE TWENTY-SIXTH DAY OF APRIL TO THE THIRTY-FIRST DAY OF MAY, INCLUSIVE


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Col. 2018, 23rd line from top :-' unsuitable ' should read ' suitable-' Col. 2040, 2nd line from top :-' in the length of a railway,' should read : ' in the length of a transcontinental railway.' Col. 2947, 14th line from foot of column :-' like ' should read ' unlike.' Col. 3140, 11th line from top :-' tariff ' should read ' traffic.'



House of Commons Debates


FOURTH SESSION-NINTH PARLIAMENT


Tuesday, April 26, 1904. o'clock.


FIRST READINGS.


Bill (No. 77) respecting- the Hamilton, Grimsby and Beamsville Electric Railway Company.-Mr. German. Bill (No. 78) respecting the Ottawa River Railway Company.-Mr. Ethier. Bill (No. 79) to incorporate the Thompson River Improvement Company.-Mr. Morrison. Bill (No. 80) respecting the West Canadian Collieries, Limited-Mr. Oliver. Bill (No. 81) to incorporate the Canadian Traction and Power Company.-Mr. Champagne. Bill (No. 82) respecting the Essex Terminal Railway Company.-Mr. Cowan. Bill (No. 83) respecting the Nepigon Railway Company.-Mr. McCool.


PROCEDURE-GRAND TRUNK PACIFIC RAILWAY.

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Right Hon. S@

That the Bill (No. 72), An Act to amend the National Transcontinental Railway Act, be the first Order of the Day on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, after questions put by members, until finally disposed of.

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CON

Robert Laird Borden (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. R. L. BORDEN.

Does that give any opportunity for motions ?

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LIB

Wilfrid Laurier (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Sir WILFRID LAURIER.

No, it does not.

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Robert Laird Borden (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. R. L. BORDEN.

Would it not be advisable to have an opportunity for motions on at least one day in the week ?

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LIB

Wilfrid Laurier (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Sir WILFRID LAURIER.

I would have hoped that my hon. friend (Mr. R. L. Borden)

would have that opportunity on Monday next.

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Mr. R. L. BORDEN I .@

join with my right hon. friend (Sir Wilfrid Laurier) in that hope but we must be prepared for eventualities and possibilities.

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LIB

Wilfrid Laurier (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Sir WILFRID LAURIER.

If we have not disposed of this Bill by the end of this week, 64 ' [DOT]

I think jmy. hon. friend (Mr. R. L. Borden) and I can agree to have a day to dispose of the motions on the order paper.

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CON

Robert Laird Borden (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. R. L. BORDEN.

Very well, with that understanding I have no objection to this motion being carried.

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Motion agreed to,


INQUIRY FOR RETURNS.

April 26, 1904