FIELDING (Minister of Finance) delivered a message from His Excellency the Governor General.
Mr. SPEAKER read the message as follows :
The Governor General transmits to the House of Commons, estimates of sums required for the service of the Dominion for the year ending on the 31st March, 1911, and, in accordance with the provisions of ' The British North American Act, 1867,' the Governor General recommends these estimates to the House of Commons.
Ottawa, 18th Nov., 1909.
On.motion of Mr. Fielding, His Excellency's message, together with the estimates, was referred to the Committee of Supply.