March 10, 1920

OFFICIAL REPORT OF DEBATES.


Messieurs: Ballantyne, Burnham, Chabot, Devlin, jElkin, Foster (Sir George), Hocken, Ka/, Lemieux, McKenzie, McLeod, Marcil (Bonaventure) Munson, and Richardson.-14. And that the Quorum of the said Committee do consist of Five Members.



No. 13. ON THE LIBRARY. Messieurs: Andrews, Boland, Borden (Sir Robert), Boyer, Chaplin, Clark (Red Deer), Cooper, Cronyn, Cro thers, Drayton (Sir Henry), Foster (Sir George), Harold, King, Lapointe, Lemieux, Meighen, Myers, Pardee, Rowell, Sheard, and Whidden.-21. On motion of Hon. Mr. Reid the report was concurred in.


JOINT COMMITTEE ON PRINTING.


On motion of Rt. Hon. Sir George Foster (Acting Prime Minister), Messieurs Andrews, Beland, Borden (Sir Robert), Boyer,



Chaplin, Clark (Red Deer), Cooper, Cronyn, Crothers, Drayton (Sir Henry), Foster (Sir George), Harold, King, Lapointe, Lemieux, Meighen, Myers, Pardee, Rowell, Sheard, and Whidden, were appointed a committee to assist his honour the Speaker in the direction of the Library of Parliament, so far as the interests of the House of Commons are concerned.


POWERS OF COMMITTEES'.


On motion of Sir George Foster the Select Standing Committees of the House were severally empowered to examine and inquire into all such matters and things as may be referred to them by the House, and to report from time to time their observations and opinions thereon, with power to send for persons, papers and records, with the exception of the Committees on Debates and the Library of Parliament.


NAVAL DEFENCE OF CANADA.

ADMIRAL JELLICOE'S REPORT PRESENTED BY HON. MR. BALLANTYNE.


Hon. C. C. BALLANTYNE (Minister of Marine and Fisheries) tabled Admiral Viscount Jellicoe's Report to the Government on the Naval Defence of Canada.


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Some hon. MEMBERS:

Hear, hear.

Topic:   NAVAL DEFENCE OF CANADA.
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Jacques Bureau

Laurier Liberal

Mr. JACQUES BUREAU:

Are there any recommendations?

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REPORTS AND PAPERS TABLED.


Rules and Orders of the Exchequer Court of Canada; Report of the Secretary of State ; Rules of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia under the Controverted Elections Act.-Hon. Mr. Sifton. Annual report of the Department of thfT Interior; Report showing the number of permits to take intoxicating liquor into the Northwest Territories for the year ended 31st December, 1919.-Hon. Mr. Meighen. Report of the Department of Public Works.-Hon. Mr. Reid.


PRIVATE BILLS.

FIRST READINGS.


Bill No. 7, an Act to incorporate The T. Eaton General Insurance Company.-Mr. Mowat. Bill No. 8, an Act to incorporate The T. Eaton Life Assurance Company. - Mr. Mowat. Bill No. 9, an Act to incorporate Scottish Canadian Assurance Corporation. - Mr. Mowat. [Sir George Foster.} Bill No. 10, an Act respecting The Trust and Loan Company of Canada. Mr. Cronyn.


CRIMINAL CODE AMENDMENT (CAPITAL PUNISHMENT.)


Mr. JOHN W. EDWARDS (Frontenac) moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 11 to amend the Criminal Code (Capital Punishment).


March 10, 1920