March 8, 1922

OFFICIAL REPORT

FIRST SESSION-FOURTEENTH PARLIAMENT 12-13 GEORGE V, 1922 IN FOUR VOLUMES

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COMPRISING THE PERIOD PROM THE EIGHTH DAY OP MARCH, 1922, TO THE TWENTIETH DAY OP APRIL, 1922, INCLUSIVE OTTAWA P. A. ACLAND PRINTER TO THE KING'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE RIGHT HON. WILLIAM LYON MACKENZIE KING, C.M.G., M.A., LL.B., LL.D. AT THE OPENING OF THE FIRST SESSION OF THE FOURTEENTH PARLIAMENT


' 1922


THE MINISTRY


Prime Minister, Secretary of State for External Affairs, President of the Privy Council.... Right Hon. William Lyon Mackenzie King,


C.M.G., M.A., LL.B., LL.D.


Minister of Finance Hon. William Stevens Fielding, LL.D., D.C.L. Minister of Militia and Defence and Minister of the Naval Service Hon. George Perry Graham. Postmaster General Hon. Charles Murphy, B.A., K.C. Minister without Portfolio Hon. Raoul Dandurand, LL.D., K.C. Minister of Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment and the Minister in charge of and to administer the Department of Health Hon. Henri SfrvfiRiN BEland, B.A., M.D. Minister of Justice and Attorney General Hon. Sir Lomer Gouin, K.C.M.G. Minister of Customs and Excise Hon. Jacques Bureau, LL.B.Minister of Marine and Fisheries Hon. Ernest Lapointe, B.A., LL.B., K.C.Solicitor General Hon. Daniel Duncan McKenzie.Minister of Trade and Commerce Hon. James Alexander Robb.Minister without portfolio Hon. Thomas Andrew Low.Secretary of State Hon. Arthur Bliss Copp, LL.B.Minister of Railways and Canals Hon. William Costello Kennedy. Minister of the Interior ; Superintendent General of Indian Affairs; Minister of Mines Hon. Charles Stewart. Minister of Agriculture Hon. William Richard Motherwell.Minister of Labour Hon. James Murdock.Minister without portfolio Hon. John Ewen Sinclair.Minister of Public Works Hon. James Horace King, M.D., C.M., F.A.C.S. iii



Speaker Hon. Rodolphe Lemieux, K.C., B.C.L., LL.D. Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Commjttees George Newcombe Gordon, K.C. Clerk of the House W. B. Northrup, M.A., K.C. Clerk Assistant Arthur Beauchesne, B.A., K.C. Sergeant-at-Arms Lieutenant-Colonel H. W. Bowie. Deputy Sergeant-at-Arms L. C. Panet. Editor of Debates A. C. Campbell. Associate Editor of Debates George Simpson. Official Reporters of Debates:- English: Earl C. Young, F. W. S. Galbraith, H. E Oliver, W. H. Dickson, Frederick Berryman, T. S. Hubbard, M. F. Johnston. French: Associate Editor, Marcel Gabard, J. H. Mackay. SELECT COMMITTEE ON OFFICIAL REPORT OF DEBATES: Messieurs: Boivin, Ethier, Fansher, Gardiner, Garland (Bow River), Hocken, MacKelvie, McGiverin, Marcil (Bonaventure), Prevost, Rinfret, Robinson and Ross (Kingston) Chairman: G. H. Boivin, B.A., K.C.


ALPHABETICAL LIST OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS


First Session-Fourteenth Parliament Anderson, Robert King-Halton. Archambault, Joseph-Chambly and Verch6res. Arthurs, James-Parry Sound. Baldwin, Willis Keith-Stanstead. Bancroft, Leland Payson-Selkirk. Baxter, Hon. John B. M.-St. John City and Counties of St. John and Albert. Beaubien, Arthur Lucien-Provencher. 1 Beattie, Robert Ethelbert-Kootenay East. BFland, Hon. Henri S£vj5rin-Beauce. Binette, Joseph-Prescott. Bird, Thomas William-Nelson. Black, George-Yukon. Black, William-Huron, S. Riding. 2Blackadder, Edward-Halifax. Boivin, George Henry-Shefford. Boucher, Wilfrid E. E. AimE-Yamaska. "Bouchard, George (Joseph)-Kamouraska. Bourassa, Joseph Boutin-IAvis. Boaven, Fred W.-[DOT]Durham. *Boyer, Gustave-Vaudreuil-Soulanges. Boys, William Alves-Simeoe, S. Riding. Brethen, George Arthur-Peterborough, E. Riding. Bristol, Hon. Edmund-Toronto, Centre. Brown, John Livingstone-Lisgar. Bureau, Hon. Jacques-Three Rivers and St. Maurice. Cahill, Frank S.-Pontiac. Caldwell, Thomas W.-'Victoria and Carleton (N.B.). Campbell, Milton N.-Mackenzie. [DOT] Cannon, Lucien-Dorchester. Cardin, Pierre Joseph Arthur-Richelieu. Carmichael, Archibald M.-Kindersley. Carroll, Wlliam F.-Cape Breton South and Richmond. Carruthers, John-Algoma, E. Riding. Casgrain, Pierre Francois-Charlevoix-Mont-morency. 5Casselman, Orren D.-Grenville. Chaplin, James Dew-Lincoln. Charters, Samuel-Peel. Chevrier, Edgar Rodolphe Eugene-Ottawa. Chew, Manley-Simeoe, E. Riding. Chisholm, Alexander W.-Inverness. Church, Thomas Langton-Toronto, North. Clark, John Arthur-Burrard. Clifford, Lawson Omar-Ontario, S. Riding. Coote, George Gibson-Macleod. Copp, Hon. Arthur Bliss-Westmoreland. Crerar, Hon. Thomas Alexander-Marquette. D'Anjou, Joseph Emile Stanislas Emmanuel -Rimouski. Davies, Claudius Charles-North Battleford. DficHfiNE, Aim® Miville-Montmagny. Delisle, Michel Simeon-Portneuf. 6Demers, Marie Joseph-St. Johns and Iberville. Denis, J. Arthur-St. Denis. Denis, Jean Joseph-Joliette. Desaulniers, Arthur L.-Champlain. Deslauriers, Her mas-St. Mary. Desrochers, Eugene-Maskinongd. Dickie, Charles Herbert-Nanaimo. Drayton, IIon. Sir Henry L., Kt.-York, W. Riding. Drummond, John Douglas Fraser-Middlesex, W. Riding. Duff, William-Lunenburg. Duncan, Matthew Robert-Grey, N. Riding. Elliott, Preston-Dundas. Elliott, William-Waterloo, S. Riding. Ethiee, Joseph Arthur Calixte-Laval-Two Mountains. Euler, William D.-Waterloo, N. Riding. Evans, John-Saskatoon. Fafard, J. Fep.nand-L'lslet. Fansher, Burt Wendell-Lambton, E. Riding. t Resigned, February S, 1922. 2 Died, October 22, 1922. 8 Elected, May 15, 1922. * Resigned, March 11, 1922. 5 Resigned, December 27, 1921. 0 Resigned, July 22, 1922.


LIST OF MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS


Fielding, Hon. William Stevens-Shelburne and Queens. Findlay. John Walter-Bruce, S. Riding. Fontaine, Joseph Eloi-Hull. Forke, Robert-Brandon. Forrester, William-Perth, S. Riding. Fortier, Hyacinthe Ad:Slard Babelle. Fournier, Charles Alphonse-Bellechasse. King, Hon. W. L. Mackenzie-York, N. Riding. Knox, Andrew Prince Albert. Kyte, George W.-Cape Breton South and Richmond. Ladner, Leon Johnson-Vancouver, South. Laflamme, J. NapoliSon K.-Drummond-Artha-baska. LanctOt, Roch-Laprairie and Napierville. Gardiner, Robert-Medicine Hat. Garland, Edward J.-Bow River. Garland, William Foster-Carleton. Gauvreau, Charles Arthur-T6miscouata. Gendron, Romuald M.-Wright. German, William Manley-Welland. Gervais, Theodore-Berthier. Good, William Charles-Brant. Gordon, George Newcombe-Peterborough, W. Riding. Gouin, Hon. Sir Lomer, K.C.M.G.-Laurier-Outremont. Gould, Olver Robert-Assiniboia. Graham, Hon. George Perry-Essex, S. Riding. Grimmer, Robert Watson-Charlotte. Guthrie, Hon. Hugh-Wellington, S. Riding. -Lafortunk, David Arthur-Jacques Cartier. Lapierre, Edmond Anthony-Nipissing. Lapointe, Hon. Ernest-Quebec, East. Lavigueur, Henri E.-Quebec County. Leader, Harry-Portage la Prairie. Leger, Auguste ThiSophile-Kent, N.B. LeSueur, Richard Vryling-Lambton, W. Riding. Lemieux, Hon. Rodolphe-Gaspd. Lewis, Arthur John-Swift Current. Logan, Hance James-Cumberland. Lovett, Lewis Johnstone-Digby-Annapolis. Lovie, William James-Macdonald. Low, Hon. Thomas Andrew-Renfrew, S. Riding. Lucas, William Thomas-Victoria (Alta.) Macdonald, Edward Mortimer-Pictou. Halbert, Robert Henry-Ontario, N. Riding. Hammell, William James-Muskolca. Hanson, Richard B.-York-Sunbury. Harris, Joseph Henry-York, E. Riding. Hatfield, Paul La Combe-Yarmouth and Clare. Hocken, Horatio Clarence-Toronto, West. Hodgins, Archie Latimer-Middlesex, E. Riding. Hoey, Robert Alexander-Springfield. Hubbs, John-Prince Edward, O. Hudson, Albert Blellack-Winnipeg, South. Hughes, James J.-King's, P.E.I. Humphrey, Levi William-Kootenay, West. Hunt, Aylmer Byron-Compton. MacKelvie, John A.-Yale. Mackinnon, Donald Alexander-Queens, P.E.I. MacLaren, Murray-St. John City and Counties of St. John and Albert. Maclean, Hon. A. K.-Halifax. MacLean, Alfred Edgar-Prince, P.E.I. Maclean, William Findlay-York, S. Riding. Macphail, Agnes C.-Grey, Southeast Riding. McBride, Thomas George-Cariboo. 3McCoig, Archibald Blake-Kent, Ont. McConica, Thomas Henry-Battleford. McCrea, Francis N.-Sherbrooke. McDonald, Angus-Timiskaming. 4McGibbon, Peter Robert-Argenteuil. McGiverin, Harold Buchanan-Ottawa. Irvine, William-Calgary, East. McIsaac, Colin Francis-Antigonish-Guys-borough. Jacobs, Samuel William-George Etienne Cartier. Jelliff, Lincoln Henry-Lethbridge. Johnson, R. M.-Moosejaw. Johnston, J. Fred-Last Mountain. Jones, George Burpee-Royal. McKay, Matthew-Renfrew, N. Riding. McKenzie, Hon. Daniel D.-Cape Breton North and Victoria. McKillop, Hugh C.-Elgin, W. Riding. McMaster, Andrew Ross-Brome. McMurray, Edward James-Winnipeg, North. McQuarrie, William Garland-New Westmins- Kay, William Frederic-Missisquoi. Kellner, Donald F.-Edmonton, East. Kennedy, Donald M.-Edmonton, West. Kennedy, Dougald-Port Arthur and Kenora. Kennedy, John Wilfred-Glengarry and Stormont. Kennedy, Hon. William Costello-Essex, N. Riding. iKing, Hon. James H.-Kootenay, East. King, John Warwick-Huron, N. Riding. ter. McTaggart, Neil Haman-Maple Creek. Malcolm, James-Bruce, N. Riding. Manion, Hon. Robert James-Ft. William and Rainy River. Marcil, Hon. Charles-Bonaventure. Marcile, Joseph Edmond-Bagot. Marler, Herbert-St. Lawrence-St. George. Martell, Dewis Herbert-Hants. Maybee, Milton Edgar-Northumberland (Ont.) 1 Elected, March 14, 1922. 2 Died. October 19, 1922. 3 Resigned, January 4, 1922. 4 Died, December 18, 1921.


LIST OF MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS


^Meighen, Rt. Hon. Arthur-Grenville. Mercier, Paul-Westmount-St. Henri. Mewburn, Hon. Sydney Chilton-Hamilton, E. Riding. Michaud, Pius-Restigouche and Madawaska. Millar, John-Qu'Appelle. Milne, Robert-Neepawa. Mitchell, Walter G.-St. Antoine. Morin, L. S. Rene-St. Hyacinthe-Rouville. Morrison, John-Weyburn. Morrissy, John-Northumberland (N.B.) Motherwell, Hon. William R.-Regina. Munro, Elgin Albert-Fraser Valley. 2Murdock, Hon. James-Kent, O. Murphy, Hon. Charles-Russell. Neill, Alan Webster-Comox-Alberni. 3Ouimet, Joseph R.-Vaudreuil-Soulanges. 4Pacaud, Lucien Turcotte-Megantic. Papineau, Louis Joseph-Beauharnois. Parent, George-Quebec, West. Pelletier, Francois Jean-Matane. Porter, Edward Cuss-Hastings, W. Riding. Power, Charles Gavan-Quebec, South. Prevost, Jules Edouard-Terrebonne. Pritchard, John-Wellington, N. Riding. Putnam, Harold-Colchester. Rankin, James Palmer-Perth, N. Riding. Raymond, William G.-Brantford. Reed, William Samuel-Frontenac. Rinfret, Fernand-St. James. Robb, Hon. James Alexander-Cliateauguay Huntingdon. Robinson, Ernest William-Kings (N.S.) Robitaille, CltSment-Maisonneuve. Ross, Arthur Edward-Kingston. Ross, Thomas Edwin-Simcoe, N. Riding. Ryckman, Edmond Baird-Toronto, East. St. P£re, Edouard Charles-Hochelaga. Sales, Thomas-Saltcoats. Savard, Edmond-Chicoutimi-Saguenay. S£guin, Paul Arthur-L'Assomption-Montcalm. Senn, Mark Cecil-Haldimand. Sexsmith, Edward James-Lennox and Addington. Shaw, Joseph T.-Calgary, West. Sheard, Charles-Toronto, South. Simpson, Thomas Edward-Algoma, W. Riding. Sinclair, Duncan James-Oxford, N. Riding. Sinclair, Hon. John Ewen-Queens (P.E.I.) Speakman, Alfred-Red Deer. Spence, David-Parkdale. Spencer, Henry Elvins-Battle River. Stansell, John Lawrence-Elgin, E. Riding. Steedsman, James-Souris. 3Stein, Adolphe-Kamouraska. Stevens, Hon. Henry Herbert-Vancouver, Centra ^Stewart, Hon. Charles-Argenteuil. Stewart, C. Wallace-Humboldt. Stewart, Hugh Alexander-Leeds. Stewart, Hon. John A.-Lanark. Stewart, Thomas Joseph-Hamilton, W. Riding. Stork, Alfred-Skeena. Sutherland, Donald-Oxford, S. Riding. Thompson, Thomas Henry-Hastings, E. Riding. Thurston, John J.-Victoria, (O.) Tobin, Edmund William-Richmond and Wolfe. Tolmie, Hon. Simon Fraser-Victoria City (B.C.) Trahan, Arthur-Nicolet. sturgeon, Onesiphore-Gloucester. Vien, Thomas-Lotbini£re. Wallace, John Alexander-Norfolk. Walsh, Joseph C.-St. Ann. Ward, William John-Dauphin. Warner, Daniel Webster-Strathcona. White, John Franklin-London. Wilson, Gordon Crooks-Wentworth. Woods, Robert John-Dufferin. Woodsworth, James S.-Winnipeg, Centre. 1 Elected, January 26, 1922. 2 Elected, January 19, 1922. 8 Elected, March 21, 1922. 4 Resigned, October 26, 1922. 5 Resigned. May 5, 1922. 6 Elected, February 28, 1922. 7 Died, October 7, 1922. 8 Resigned, October 26, 1922.


ALPHABETICAL LIST OF THE


Constituencies of the House of Commons First Session-Fourteenth Parliament Algoma, E. Hiding-Carruthers, John. Algoma, W. Riding-Simpson, Thomas Edward. Antigonish and Guysborough-Mclsaac, Colin Francis. Argenteuil-iMcGibbon, Peter Robert. 2Stewart, Hon. Charles. Assiniboia-Gould, Oliver Robert. Bagot-Marcile, Joseph Edmond. Battleford-McConica, Thomas Henry. Battle River-Spencer, Henry Elvins. Beauce-B61and, Hon. Henri S6v6rin. Beauharnois-Papineau, Louis Joseph. Bellechasse-Fournier, Charles Alphonse. Berthier-Gervais, Theodore. Bonaventure-Marcil, Hon. Charles. Bow River-Garland, Edward J. Brandon-Forke, Robert. Brant-Good, William Charles. Brantford-Raymond, William G. Brome-McMaster, Andrew Ross. Bruce, N. Riding-Malcolm, James. Bruce, S. Riding-Findlay, John Walter. Burrard-Clark, John Arthur. Comox-Alberni-Neill, Alan Webster. Compton-Hunt, Aylmer Byron. Cumberland-Logan, Hance James. Dauphin Ward, William John. Digby and Annapolis-Lovett, Lewis Johnstone. Dorchester-Cannon, Lucien. Drummond and Arthabaska-Laflamme, J. Napoleon K. Dufferin-Woods, Robert John. Dundas-Elliott, Preston. Durham-Bowen, Fred W. Edmonton, East-Kellner, Donald F. Edmonton, West-Kennedy, Donald M. Elgin, E. Riding-Stansell, John Lawrence. Elgin, W. Riding-McKillop, Hugh C. Essex, N. Riding-Kennedy, Hon. William Costello. Essex, S. Riding-Graham, Hon. George Perry. Fort William and Rainy River-Manion, Hon. Robert James. Fraser Valley-Munro, Elgin Albert. Frontenac-Reed, William Samuel. Calgary, East-Irvine, William. Calgary, West-Shaw, Joseph Tweed. Cape Breton North and Victoria-McKenzie, Hon. Daniel D. Cape Breton South and Richmond-Carroll, William F., Kyte, George W. Cariboo-McBride, Thomas George. Carleton-Garland, William Foster. Chambly and VerchEres-Archambault, Joseph. Champlain-Desaulniers, Arthur L. Charlevoix-Montmorency - Casgrain, Pierre Frangois. Charlotte-Grimmer, Robert Watson. Chateauguay-Huntingdon-Robb, Hon. James Alexander. Chicoutimi-Saguenay-Savard, Edmond. Colchester-Putnam, Harold. Gasp#-Lemieux, Hon. Rodolphe. George Etienne Cartier-Jacobs, Samuel William. Glengarry and Stormont-Kennedy, John Wilfred. Gloucester-1 2 3Turgeon, OnSsiphore. Grenville-^Casselman, Orren D. SMeighen, Rt. Hon. Arthur. Grey, N. Riding-Duncan, Matthew Robert. Grey, Southeast Riding-Macphail, Agnes C. Haldimand-Senn, Mark Cecil. Halifax-^Blackadder, Edward. Maclean, Hon. A. K. Halton-Anderson, Robert King. Hamilton, E. Riding-Mewburn, Hon. Sydney Chilton. Hamilton, W. Riding-Stewart, Thomas Joseph. 1 Died, December 18, 1921. 2 Elected, February 28, 1922. 8 Resigned, October 26, 1922.


March 8, 1922