May 12, 1925

FOURTH SESSION-FOURTEENTH PARLIAMENT 15-16 GEORGE V, 1925 VOLUME IV, 1925 COMPRISING THE PERIOD FROM THE TWELFTH DAY OF MAY TO THE TENTH DAY OF JUNE, 1925, INCLUSIVE BEING VOLUME CLXVIII FOR THE PERIOD 1875-1925 INDEX ISSUED IN A SEPARATE VOLUME OTTAWA F. A. ACLAND PRINTER TO THE KING'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY CANADA


Bouse of Commons Qebaies



Tuesday, May 12, 1925


PRINTING OF PARLIAMENT


Hon. CHARLES MARCIL (Bonaventure) moved that the second report of the Joint Committee on the Printing of Parliament be concurred in. Motion agreed to.


CANADA-FINLAND TREATY OF COMMERCE


Hon. J. A. ROBB (Aching Minister of Finance) moved that the House go into committee to consider the following proposed resolution: Resolved, that it is expedient to introduce a measure to provide that goods produced or manufactured in Finland shall receive treatment as favourable as that accorded to goods produced or manufactured in any foreign country so long as goods produced or manufactured in Canada enjoy in Finland the same treatment as is enjoyed by similar goods produced or manufactured in the United Kingdom, as set out in Article 23 of the Treaty of Commerce and Navigation between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Finland, made at Helsingfors the 14th day of December, 1923.


CON

Arthur Meighen (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MEIGHEN:

Mr. Speaker, is this not

a notice of motion to go into committee tomorrow?

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LIB

James Alexander Robb (Minister of Immigration and Colonization)

Liberal

Mr. ROBB:

To-morrow, if my right hon.

friend insists, but I thought we might make some progress by taking it up to-day.

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CON

Arthur Meighen (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MEIGHEN:

Oh, it cannot be anything else.

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LIB

James Alexander Robb (Minister of Immigration and Colonization)

Liberal

Mr. ROBB:

I move that we go into committee to-morrow on this resolution.

Motion as amended agreed to.

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CANADA-NETHERLANDS CONVENTION OF COMMERCE


Hon. J. A. ROBB (Acting Minister of Finance) moved that the House go into committee to-morrow on the following proposed resolution: Resolved, that it is expedient to bring in a measure do provide that a certain convention of commerce dated the eleventh day of July, 1924, entered into at Ottawa by the plenipotentiaries appointed by His Majesty and by Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands be approved, and to give effect to the provisions of the said convention.


CON

Arthur Meighen (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MEIGHEN:

Both these resolutions

were on the order paper yesterday, and I think the day before. This notice could have been given then, and we could then have gone into committee to-day.

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LIB

James Alexander Robb (Minister of Immigration and Colonization)

Liberal

Mr. ROBB:

The day before, I was not here.

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CON

Arthur Meighen (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MEIGHEN:

Somebody else could

have done it.

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Motion agreed to.


DEATH OF MR. A. B. HUNT, M.P.


On the Orders of the Day:


LIB

Hewitt Bostock (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

I have the honour to inform the House that I have received the following letter:

Bury, Quebec, May 11, 1925. The Honourable Rodolphe Lemieux, K.C., M.P.,

Speaker of the House of Commons,

Ottawa.

Dear Sir,-Please convey to the House of Commons on behalf of my mother and the other members of our family our deep appreciation and gratitude for the great tributes paid to my father's memory and for the sympathy so kindly extended to us in our great and sudden bereavement.

Respectfully,

Walter G. Hunt,

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May 12, 1925