August 28, 1917

CON

Joseph Hormisdas Rainville (Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons)

Conservative (1867-1942)

The CHAIRMAN:

Shall section 2 be adopted?

Topic:   CANADIAN RAILWAY SITUATION.
Subtopic:   CONSIDERATION OF CANADIAN NORTHERN RAILWAY BILL RESUMED IN COMMITTEE-RULE 1TB APPLIED.
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Some hon. MEMBERS:

Carried.

Topic:   CANADIAN RAILWAY SITUATION.
Subtopic:   CONSIDERATION OF CANADIAN NORTHERN RAILWAY BILL RESUMED IN COMMITTEE-RULE 1TB APPLIED.
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Some hon. MEMBERS:

No.

Topic:   CANADIAN RAILWAY SITUATION.
Subtopic:   CONSIDERATION OF CANADIAN NORTHERN RAILWAY BILL RESUMED IN COMMITTEE-RULE 1TB APPLIED.
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Some hon. MEMBERS:

Take the vote.

Topic:   CANADIAN RAILWAY SITUATION.
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CON

Joseph Hormisdas Rainville (Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons)

Conservative (1867-1942)

The CHAIRMAN:

I declare section 2 carried on the same division.

On section 3-After transfer Canadian Northern Railway Company may be assisted:

Topic:   CANADIAN RAILWAY SITUATION.
Subtopic:   CONSIDERATION OF CANADIAN NORTHERN RAILWAY BILL RESUMED IN COMMITTEE-RULE 1TB APPLIED.
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CON

Joseph Hormisdas Rainville (Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons)

Conservative (1867-1942)

The CHAIRMAN:

There is an amendment to this section. All the words after

Fund" on line 4 are struck out and the following substituted therefor:

Provided, however, that until authorized by Parliament the total of such advances shall

not exceed the sum of $25,000,000. A report of any such advances showing in detail the purposes for which they were applied shall be presented to Parliament by the Minister of Finance within twenty days after the opening of the next ensuing session thereof.

The question is on the amendment. Shall this amendment be adopted?

Topic:   CANADIAN RAILWAY SITUATION.
Subtopic:   CONSIDERATION OF CANADIAN NORTHERN RAILWAY BILL RESUMED IN COMMITTEE-RULE 1TB APPLIED.
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Some hon. MEMBERS:

Carried.

Topic:   CANADIAN RAILWAY SITUATION.
Subtopic:   CONSIDERATION OF CANADIAN NORTHERN RAILWAY BILL RESUMED IN COMMITTEE-RULE 1TB APPLIED.
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Some hon. MEMBERS:

No.

Topic:   CANADIAN RAILWAY SITUATION.
Subtopic:   CONSIDERATION OF CANADIAN NORTHERN RAILWAY BILL RESUMED IN COMMITTEE-RULE 1TB APPLIED.
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LIB

Louis Audet Lapointe

Liberal

Mr. L. A. LAPOINTE:

I rise to a point of order. Was there any notification of the gag in respect to this amendment?

Topic:   CANADIAN RAILWAY SITUATION.
Subtopic:   CONSIDERATION OF CANADIAN NORTHERN RAILWAY BILL RESUMED IN COMMITTEE-RULE 1TB APPLIED.
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CON

Joseph Hormisdas Rainville (Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons)

Conservative (1867-1942)

The CHAIRMAN:

That is not a point of order. The amendment formed part of the clause. I declare the amendment carried, and the section as amended carried, on the same division.

On section 4-Appointment of arbitrators:

Topic:   CANADIAN RAILWAY SITUATION.
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CON

Joseph Hormisdas Rainville (Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons)

Conservative (1867-1942)

The CHAIRMAN:

There is an amendment to this section. The words "and may apply to their own judgment in determining such value" in line 24 are struck out, and all the words after the word "Fund" in line 37 are struck out and the following substituted therefor:

In determining the value of the said six hundred thousand shares the arbitrators, should they regard it as expedient to take into consideration the reproduction cost of the Canadian Northern Railway system, shall not include therein the increase in value, due to the war, of labour, materials, equipment or of any property.

I declare the amendment carried and the section as amended carried, on the same division. Shall the title of the Bill be adopted?

Topic:   CANADIAN RAILWAY SITUATION.
Subtopic:   CONSIDERATION OF CANADIAN NORTHERN RAILWAY BILL RESUMED IN COMMITTEE-RULE 1TB APPLIED.
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Some hon. MEMBERS:

Carried.

Topic:   CANADIAN RAILWAY SITUATION.
Subtopic:   CONSIDERATION OF CANADIAN NORTHERN RAILWAY BILL RESUMED IN COMMITTEE-RULE 1TB APPLIED.
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Some hon. MEMBERS:

No.

Topic:   CANADIAN RAILWAY SITUATION.
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CON

Joseph Hormisdas Rainville (Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons)

Conservative (1867-1942)

The CHAIRMAN:

Carried on the same division.

Bill reported and amendments read the first and second time and concurred in.

On motion of Sir George Foster, the House adjourned at 2.12 a.m. (Wednesday).

Wednesday, August 29, 1917.

Topic:   CANADIAN RAILWAY SITUATION.
Subtopic:   CONSIDERATION OF CANADIAN NORTHERN RAILWAY BILL RESUMED IN COMMITTEE-RULE 1TB APPLIED.
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August 28, 1917