Motion agreed to and bill read the first time.
Hon. G. P. GRAHAM (Minister of Railways) moved that the House go into committee to consider the following proposed resolution:
Resolved, that it is expedient to bring in a measure to provide for the construction of a Canadian National Railway line, being an extension of the Vancouver island main line of the Canadian Northern Pacific railway from mile 74 to mile 100, in the province of British Columbia; mileage already graded, 55 miles; estimated mileage including existing grading, 26 miles; estimated cost, $348,300.
Motion agreed to and the House went into committee, Mr. Gordon in the chair.