Sir WILFRID LAURIER moved that on Friday next the House go into Committee of the Whole to consider the following proposed resolution :
1. That it is expedient to provide that the pay of the commissioner and other members of the Northwest Mounted Police shall not exceed
the amounts following :-
Commissioner of police, per annum ..$3,000 00 Assistant commissioners, per annum ..2,000 00
" Superintendents, per annum 1,800 00
Inspectors, per annum 1,400 00
Surgeons and assistant surgeons, per
annum 1,800 00
Veterinary surgeons, per annum .. .. 1,400 00
Four staff sergeants, per diem
2 00Other staff sergeants, per diem
Other non-commissioned officers, per
1 25*Constables, per diem
1 .00Special constables and scouts, per diem 1 50 Buglers under 18 years of age, per diem 0 50 Working pay to artisans, per diem.... 0 75
2. That the Governor in Council may authorize extra pay and allowances to be paid to
members of the force serving in the Yukon Territory or the unorganized portions of the Northwest Territories.
He said : This resolution has been submitted to His Excellency the Governor General, and he approves the same and commends it to the attention of the House.
Motion agreed to.