May 9, 1913

FIRST READING.


Bill No. 193, to incorporate the Canadian Central and Labrador Railway Company.- Mr. Devlin.


IMPERIAL CONFERENCE FOR NAVAL DEFENCE.

LIB

Edward Mortimer Macdonald

Liberal

Mr. MACDONALD:

Before the Orders

of the Day are called, I would like to ask the Premier whether or not he has received any communication from the Imperial Government or from any of the other dominions within the Empire with reference to the holding of a conference in regard to naval defence during this year?

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CON

Robert Laird Borden (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs; President of the Privy Council)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BORDEN:

No such communication

has been received.

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NAVAL FORCES OF THE EMPIRE.


Consideration in Committee of Bill No. 21, to authorize measures for increasing the effective Naval Forces of the Empire- Mr. Borden-resumed from May 8. (Mr. Deputy Speaker in the Chair.)


LIB
CON

Robert Laird Borden (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs; President of the Privy Council)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BORDEN:

I beg to move that further consideration of the second, third, fourth-

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Some hon. MEMBERS:

Who has the

floor, Mr. Chairman?

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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons)

Conservative (1867-1942)

The CHAIRMAN:

I had no time to call any clause of the Bill, and I think it is out of order for a member to rise before that is done.

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Some hon. MEMBERS:

Then, we are all out of order.

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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons)

Conservative (1867-1942)

The CHAIRMAN:

Bill No. 21, section

2.

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CON

Robert Laird Borden (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs; President of the Privy Council)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BORDEN:

I beg to move:

That further consideration of the second, third, fourth and fifth sections and the proposed sixth section of this Bill shall be the first business of the committee and shall not be further postponed.

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LIB

Joseph Arthur Calixte Éthier

Liberal

Mr. ETHIER:

I ask that the motion

be read in French.

The motion was then read in French.

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LIB
CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons)

Conservative (1867-1942)

The CHAIRMAN:

As this is a public

Bill, I do not think it requires to be printed.

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LIB
CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons)

Conservative (1867-1942)

The CHAIRMAN:

Shall I declare the

motion carried?

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Some hon. MEMBERS:

' No.

Committee divided on motion of Mr. Borden: Yeas, 71; nays, 44.

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May 9, 1913