Hon. GEORGE P. GRAHAM (Minister
of Railways and Canals) moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 152, respecting the Canadian National Railways.
He said: The abject of section 1 of this bill is to enable the Canadian National Railway
Company to carry on the, express business as a department of the railway, taking over the business of the Canadian National Express Company and the Canadian Express Company. Section 2 provides that the Canadian National Railway Company may, if it so decides, sell certain parts of electric lines within the corporation of the municipality of the city of Toronto. Under the wording of the act these lines could be sold to a company. This section amends the act to make it possible to sell to a municipality or to a company.
Motion agreed to and bill read the second time.