July 16, 1908

CON

John Graham Haggart

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HAGGART.

If I remember rightly the Ontario government are building their line of railway under the name of the Temiskaming and Northern Ontario Railway Company.

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William Pugsley (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. PUGSLEY.

No, not company; they are building it under the commissioners.

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LIB

William Pugsley (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. PUGSLEY.

Not a company; it is a government owned road.

To the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Company, for branch lines of railway from the line of the National Transcontinental Railway to Port Arthur and Fort William; not exceeding 220 miles.

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CON

John Graham Haggart

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HAGGART.

Have you an agreement with the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway to build this without any subsidy?

For a line of railway from Papineauvdlle on the Canadian Pacific Railway towards Nomin-ingue; not exceeding 30 miles.

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Charles Beautron Major

Liberal

Mr. MAJOR.

This subsidy should read : To the Little Nation River Railway Company.

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Rodolphe Lemieux (Minister of Labour; Postmaster General)

Liberal

Mr. LEMIEUX.

The hon. member for Labelle (Mr. Major) points out that there Is Mr. GERYAIS.

a company organized hut that the minister did not get the application when the subsidy was decided on.

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CON

Thomas Simpson Sproule

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPROULE.

I thought it was not the policy of the government to subsidize provincial railways.

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Henry Robert Emmerson

Liberal

Mr. EMMERSON.

That has been done for tlie last twenty years.

Resolution as amended agreed to.

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Robert Laird Borden (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. R. L. BORDEN.

Of the lines subsidized from No. 27 to No. 72 both Included, how many have already been constructed or partially constructed ?

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George Perry Graham (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

Mr. GRAHAM.

I cannot tell without going through all these papers again.

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Robert Laird Borden (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. R. L. BORDEN.

On the second reading of the Bill and before committee, I will expect the hon. gentleman to give definite information on that point. I would like him to lay on the table also the applications from those several railway companies or corporations for the assistance now given.

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LIB

George Perry Graham (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

Mr. GRAHAM.

I laid those on the table this morning.

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Robert Laird Borden (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. R. L. BORDEN.

They should be on the table for at least a week or ten days so that they may be examined by any one who desires. To put them on the table half an hour before the subsidies are taken up is not sufficient.

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July 16, 1908