April 8, 1920

UNION

Hugh Guthrie (Minister of Militia and Defence; Solicitor General of Canada)

Unionist

Mr. GUTHRIE:

And of course each

candidate gets five additional copies. But there might be some question as to how this would work out in big cities where there is only one post office.

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LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

This clause is _ likely to give rise to further discussion. It is now eleven o'clock, I have seen only a dozen members on the Government side for some time past, and I think we have already done a pretty good day's work.

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UNION

Hugh Guthrie (Minister of Militia and Defence; Solicitor General of Canada)

Unionist

Mr. GUTHRIE:

Then I move that

clause 37 stand.

Mr. DuTREMBLAY: I think in amending this section to make it apply to any other province it should be understood absolutely that both languages are to be used in the provinces of Quebec and Manitoba, and that in these two provinces the issuance of the proclamation in the French language is not to be left to the discretion of the returning officer.

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UNION

Hugh Guthrie (Minister of Militia and Defence; Solicitor General of Canada)

Unionist

Mr. GUTHRIE:

The clause will stand.

I move that the Committee rise, report progress and ask leave to sit again.

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L LIB

Lucien Cannon

Laurier Liberal

Mr. CANNON:

Before we are through

with this clause I want to point out-

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L LIB

Georges Henri Boivin (Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons)

Laurier Liberal

The CHAIRMAN:

The motion that the

Committee rise and report progress is not debatable. If the hon. member for Dorchester desires to say a few' words I will ask the Acting Solicitor General to withdraw his motion, but clause 37 stands and the hon. member will have a further opportunity of speaking to it,

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L LIB

Motion agreed to. Progress reported. On the motion of Right Hon. Mr. Doherty, the House adjourned at 10.59 p.m. Friday, April 9, 1920.


April 8, 1920