August 2, 1904

LIB

Henry Robert Emmerson (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

Mr. EMMERSON.

WThy not make the sheriff the officer to determine ? He is charged with the custody of the peace in a municipality, and it seems to me he would be a very proper officer to act.

Topic:   SHIPPING OF COUNTRIES COMPARED.
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LIB

Charles Fitzpatrick (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. FITZPATRICK.

If there are no other suggestions, I would move that the committee rise and resume consideration of the amendment to-morrow.

Progress reported.

Topic:   SHIPPING OF COUNTRIES COMPARED.
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FISHERIES ACT AMENDMENT.


Bill (No. 74) to amend the Fisheries Act- Mr. Prefontaine-read the second time and House went into committee thereon.


LIB

Aulay MacAulay Morrison

Liberal

Mr. MORRISON.

With the permission of the committee I beg to withdraw the amendment I moved.

Motion agreed to and amendment withdrawn.

Topic:   FISHERIES ACT AMENDMENT.
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LIB

Joseph Raymond Fournier Préfontaine (Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

Mr. PREFONTAINE.

I would like to withdraw the clause. I move that clause 2 be struck out.

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L-C

Andrew B. Ingram

Liberal-Conservative

Mr. INGRAM.

Does this mean that the proposition to use traps in British Columbia is not to be carried out?

Topic:   FISHERIES ACT AMENDMENT.
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LIB

Joseph Raymond Fournier Préfontaine (Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

Mr. PREFONTAINE.

This means that the section is to be dropped and the law to remain as it was.

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L-C

Andrew B. Ingram

Liberal-Conservative

Mr. INGRAM.

Are not traps now permitted to be used in British Columbia?

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LIB

Joseph Raymond Fournier Préfontaine (Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

Mr. PREFONTAINE.

There are traps there as I stated before dinner. They have been used in British Columbia for the last ten or twelve years, and they will continue to be used just the same.

Topic:   FISHERIES ACT AMENDMENT.
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CON

Thomas Earle

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. EARLE.

Are any other traps to be allowed except those for which permission was given some years ago ?

Topic:   FISHERIES ACT AMENDMENT.
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LIB

Joseph Raymond Fournier Préfontaine (Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

Mr. PREFONTAINE.

Yes, there are others used at present, I understand.

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CON
LIB
CON

Thomas Earle

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. EARLE.

Are other licenses to be granted, or does this do away with the granting of trap licenses in British Columbia ?

Topic:   FISHERIES ACT AMENDMENT.
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LIB

Charles Fitzpatrick (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. FITZPATRICK.

The law remains as it is.

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CON
L-C
LIB

Joseph Raymond Fournier Préfontaine (Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

Mr. PREFONTAINE.

In the northern waters of British Columbia.

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L-C

Andrew B. Ingram

Liberal-Conservative

Mr. INGRAM.

That is a very satisfactory answer. We would like to know where they are, at any rate within a hundred miles.

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August 2, 1904