ernment suggested to him that there should he a public investigation of the manner m whch munitions contracts had been let; they wished that this should be done to satisfy the criticism which was heard in Toronto and MontrSMr. Thomas stated that when he left England he had been directed by Mr. Lloyd George to do nothing to stir up trouble in Canada, or to give publicity to any points of fiction Therefore, he declined the suggestions which were made to him.
The Government in communicating with M . Lloyd George expects to receive an intimation from him that investigation at this Lme is no desired, and to settle in this way the agitation
I desire to ask the Government if there is .any truth in the statement in the latter part of that article, and if any representations along that line have been received of recent date by the Government.
Report of the Department of Labour for the year ended March 31, 1915.-Hon. T. W. Crothers.
Report of the Registrar of Boards of Conciliation and Investigation, of proceedings under the Industrial Disputes Investigation Act, 1907, for the year ended March 31, 1915.