March 1, 1912

FIRST READING.

CANADIAN NORTHERN ALBERTA RAILWAY.


Mr. WHITE (Leeds) moved that tire House go into committee tomorrow to consider the following proposed resolution: Resolved, that it is expedient to provide that the aid and assistance whioli, under the Canadian Northern Alberta Act, 1910, the Governor in Council was authorized to give to the Canadian Northern Alberta Railway Company in respect of the construction of the one hundred and fifty miles of railway therein described may, notwithstanding anything in the said Act, be applied to the first one hundred and fifty miles of the said company's railway at present constructed or located from St. Albert, in the province of Alberta, in a generally westerly direction toward the Yel-lowhead Pass.


LIB

Wilfrid Laurier (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Liberal

Sir WILFRID LAURIER.

I suppose my hon. friend will bring down the correspondence on the subject ?

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William Thomas White (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. WHITE (Leeds).

I will do so. Motion agreed to.

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OFFICIAL INQUIRY IN HULL.

LIB
CON

Frederick Debartzch Monk (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MONK.

I have had the report of the investigator tor -a few days, but I have not had time to go fully into it or to take any action respecting those against whom there was no evidence; but I propose doing so as soon as possible.

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IMPROVEMENT OF HIGHWAYS.


Mr. COCHRANE moved the third reading of Bill (No. 77) to encourage and assist the improvement of highways.


LIB

Wilfrid Laurier (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Liberal

Sir WILFRID LAURIER.

Certain hon. gentlemen want to leave this afternoon and therefore I will move this amendment without any discussion. I beg to move:

That the said Bill be not now read a third time, hut that it be re-committed to a Committee of the Whole House, with instructions to amend it by inserting the following words as subsection 2 of section 3:-

The sum of money voted in any year to be expended under this Act, shall he apportioned among the different provinces of the Dominion according to the population of said provinces as established by the last census for for the time being.

Bill (No. 117) to change the name of Ezra House divided on the amendment (Sir Butler Eddy Bessey.-Mr. Pripp. Wilfrid Laurier).

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LIB

William Stewart Loggie

Liberal

Mr. LOGGIE.

YEAS:

* Messieurs

Boivin, Maclean (Halifax),

Bourassa, MacNutt,

Brown, McCrnney,

Buchanan, McCoig,

Bureau, McKenzie,

Carvell, McLean (Sunbury),

Cash, McMillan,

Chisholm (Antigonish),Marcil (Bonaventure), Chisholm (Inverness), Michaud,

Molloy,

Neebitt,,

Neely,

Oliver,

Pacaud,

1'roulx,

Pugsley,

lleid (Restigouche), Robb,

Ross,

Sinclair,

Thomson (Qu'Appelle), Turgeon,

Clark (Red. Deer),

Cruise,

Ilelisle,

Demers,

Devlin,

Douglas,

Fortier,

Guthrie,

Hughes

(King's, P.E.I.),

Knowles,

Kyte,

Lachance, _

Laurier (Sir Wilfrid),Turriff,

Law, Warnock and

Loggie, White

Lovell, (Victoria, Alta).-

NAYS:

-50.

Ministerial.

White (Leeds),

Pelletier,

Perley,

Kemp,

Rogers,

Stanfield,

Haggart,

Bristol,

Rhodes,

Mondou,

Barrette,

Rainville,

Lamarche,

Boll,

Aikins,

Boyce,

Baker,

Tvemain,

Lancaster,

Wilcox.

PAIRS:

Opposition.

Messieurs

Emmerson,

Lemieux,

Murphy,

German,

Ethier,

Pardee,

Gordon,

Charlton,

Macdonald,

Papineau,

Seguin,

Gauthier (St. Hyaeinthe),. Lapointe (Kamonraska), Martin (Regina),. Bickerdike, Richards,

Kay,

Carroll,

Power,

Clarke (Essex).

Amendment negatived.

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LIB

Pius Michaud

Liberal

Mr. MICHAUD.

The hon. member for Kamonraska has not voted.

Messieurs

Alguire, Lennox,

Armstrong (Lambton),Leeperance,

Barker, i

Barnard,

Beattie,

Bennett (Simcoe), Blondin,

Borden,

Brabazon,

Bradbury,

Broder,

Burnham,

Burrell,

Chabot,

Clare,

Clark (Bruce),

Clarke (Wellington), Clements,.

Ccclirane,

Cockshutt,

Crocket,

Crothers,

Doherty,

Donnelly,

Elliot, '

Elson,

Fisher,

Foster (Kings, N.S.), Poster (Toronto, N.), Fowler,

Gcodeve,

Guilbault,

Bartt,

Hazen,

Henderson,

Hepburn,

*Jameson,

Kidd,

Lalor,

Lavallde,

Lewis,

McCurdy,

McKay-,

Marshall, i

Meighen,

Middlebro,

Monk,

Munson,

Nantel,

Nicholson,

Nickle,

Paquet,

Paul,

Reid i(Grenville), Robidoux,

Roche,

Sevigny,

Sexsmith,

Sharpe (Lisgar), Shepherd,

Smith,

Staples,

Steele,

Stevens,

Stewart (Hamilton), Stewart (Lunenburg), Sutherland,

Taylor,

Thoburn,

Thompson (Yukon), Thornton,

Walker,

Wallace,

Webster,

White. (Renfrew), Wilson

(Wentworth) and Wright.-79.

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Ernest Lapointe

Liberal

Mr. LAPOINTE.

I am paired with the hon. member for Nicolet (Mr. Lamarche), had I voted I would have voted for the amendment.

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Andrew Archibald MacDonald

Liberal-Conservative

Mr. MACDONALD.

I beg leave to move that the said Bill be not now read a third time, but that it be re-committed to a Committee of the Whole House, with instructions to amend the same by striking out clause six.

House divided on amendment (Mr. Macdonald, Pictou).

YEAS:

Messieurs

Boivin,

Bourassa,

Brown,

Buchanan,

Bureau,

Carvel],

Cash,

Chisholm (Autigonisli), Chi9holm (Inverness) Clark (Red Deer), Cruise,

Delisle,

Demers,

Devlin,

Douglas,

Fortier,

Guthrie,

Hughes

Kings, P.E.I.), Knowles,

Kyte,

Lachance,

Laurier (Sir Wilfri

Maclean (Halifax),. MacNutt,

McCraney,

McCoig,

McKenzie,

McLean (Sunbury). McMillan,

Marcil (Bonaventure), .Michaud,

Molloy,

Murphy,

Nesbitt,

Neely,

Oliver,

Pacaud,

Proulx,

Pugsley,

Reid (Restigouche), Robb,

Ross,

Sinclair,

Thomson (Qu'Appelle) ,Turgeon,

Law,

Loggia,

Lovell,

Macdonald,

Turriff,

Warnock and White (Victoria, Alta.-52.

Baker,

Tremain,

Lancaster,

Wilcox.

Kay,

Carroll,

Power,

Clarke (Essex).

NAYS:

Amendment negatived.

Messieurs

Alguire,

Armstrong (Lamhton) Barker,

Barnard,

Beattie,

Bennett (Simcoe), Blondin,

Borden,

Boulay,

Brabazon,

Bradbury,

Broder,

Burnham,

Burrell,

Chabot,

Clare,

Clark (Bruce),

Clarke (Wellington), Clemen ta,

Cochrane,

Cockshutt,

Crocket,

Cr others,

Doherty,

Donnelly,

Elliot,

Elson,

Fisher,

Foster (Kings, N.S.), Foster (Toronto, N.), Fowler,

Fripp,

Goodeve,

Guilbault,

Hartt,

Hazen,

Henderson,

Hepburn,

Hughes (Victoria, O.) Jameson,

Kidd,

Lalor,

Lavallee,

Lennox,

Lesperance,

Lewis,

McCurdy,

McKay,

Marshall,

Meighen,

Middlebro,

Monk,

Munson,

Nantel,

Nicholson,

Nickle,

Northrup,

Paquet,

Paul,

Reid (Grenville), Robidoux,

Roche,

Schaffner,

Sevigny,

Sexsmith,

Sharpe (Lisgar), Shepherd,

Smith,

Staples,

Steele,

Stevens,

Stewart (Hamilton), Stewart (Lunenburg) Sutherland,

Taylor,

Thoburn,

Thompson (Yukon), Thornton,

Walker,

Wallace,

Webster,

.Weichel,

White (Renfrew), Wilson

(Wentworth) and Wright.-85.

PAIRS:

Ministerial. Opposition. Messieurs

White (Leeds), Emmerson,

Pelletier, Lemieux,

Ferley, Wilson (Laval),

Kemp, German,

Rogers, Ethier,

Stanfield, Paruee,

Haggart, Gordon,

Bristol, Charlton,

Rhodes, Macdonald,

Mondou, Papineau,

Barette, Seguin,

Raiuville, Gauthier (St. Hvaciuthe),

Lamarche, Lapointe (Kamouraska),

Ball, Martin (Regina),

Aikins, Bickerdike,

Boyce, Richards,

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Motion agreed to, Bill read a third time, and passed.


APPOINTMENT OF A TARIFF COMMISSION.

?

Hon. W. T.@

WHITE (Minister of Finance) moved the third reading of Bill (No. 88) to provide for the appointment of a Tariff Commission.

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March 1, 1912