June 8, 1917

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DEBATES OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS OF THE DOMINION OF CANADA SEVENTH SESSION-TWELFTH PARLIAMENT 7-8 GEORGE V, 1917 IN SIX VOLUMES


Vol. I Pages . . 1-1124 Vol. IV-Pages . . 3187-4242II " . . 1125-2138 V " [DOT] [DOT] 4243-5270III " . . 2139-3186 VI " [DOT] [DOT] 5271-6094


VOLUME CXXV1II COMPRISING THE PERIOD FROM THE EIGHTEENTH DAY OF JANUARY TO THE TWENTIETH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 1917, INCLUSIVE.


J. de LABROQUERIE TACH&


PRINTER TO THE KING'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY

CANADA.


House ol Commons ©ebates



Friday, June 8, 1917.


FIRST READING OF SENATE BILLS.


Bill No. 70, for the relief of Colin Darrach Poole.-Mr. Clarke (Essex). Bill No. 71, for the relief of Thomas Edwin Jory.-Mr. Nickle. Bill No. 72, for the relief of Florence Eva-line Snyder Lockwood.-Mr. Kay.


THIRD READINGS.


Bill No. 47, to facilitate certain financial arrangements between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and The Canadian Pacific Railway Company, and for other purposes.-Sir Thomas White. Bill No. 57, to amend The Business Profits War Tax Act, 1916.-Sir Thomas White. cm 00 to repeal the Ocean Telegraph Act.-Mr. Hazen. Bill No. 67, to amend the Customs Act.- Mr. Reid.


CHINESE IMMIGRATION BILL.


On mption of Hon. W. J. ROCHE (Minister of the Interior), Bill No. 42, to amend the Chinese Immigration Act, was read the second time, and the House went into Committee on the Bill, Mr. Blain in the Chair. On Section 1, Clergymen and students to be exempt from tax.


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Rodolphe Lemieux

Liberal

Mr. LEMIETJX:

Has the Minister of the Interior received from :he government of the province of British Columbia protest against this Bill?

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Edward Mortimer Macdonald

Liberal

Mr. MACDONALD:

Can the minister tell us the language of the original statute in reference to this matter?

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June 8, 1917