Hon. CHARLES STEWART (Minister of the Interior) moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 151 to amend the Northwest Territories Act.
He said: The purport of this bill is simply to amend the act in order to give us authority to exact licenses from foreigners going into the Northwest Territories. As the House well knows, a number of explorers and traders are going into the northern waters, and we do not appear to have authority to exact licenses from them and thereby assert our soverugnty over that territory. It is in