March 15, 1926

PRIME MINISTER


CERTIFICATE OF ELECTION Mr. SPEAKER: I have the honour to inform the House that the Clerk of the House has received from the Chief Electoral Officer a certificate of the election and return of the Right Hon. William Lyon Mackenzie King for the electoral district of Prince Albert.


INTRODUCTION


Right Hon. William Lyon Mackenzie King, Prime Minister, member for the electoral district of Prince Albert, introduced by Hon. Ernest Lapointe and Hon. W. R. Motherwell.


ROUYN RAILWAY

LIB

James Alexander Robb (Minister of Trade and Commerce; Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Hon. J. A. ROBB (Minister of Finance):

I 'beg to lay on the table of the House copy of the lease of the Rouyn Mines Railway Company to His Majesty the King, executed February 10, 1926.

Topic:   ROUYN RAILWAY
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ESTIMATES FOR 1926-7


Messages from His Excellency the Governor General transmitting main and supplementary estimates for the year ending March 31, 1927, were presented by Hon. J. A. Robb, Minister of Finance and read by the Speaker to the House.


LIB

James Alexander Robb (Minister of Trade and Commerce; Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Hon. J. A. ROBB (Minister of Finance) moved:

That this House will on Tuesday next resolve itself

into a committee to oonisiider of a supply to be granted to His Majesty.

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Motion agreed to. WAYS AND MEANS Hon. J. A. ROBB (Minister of Finance) moved: That this House will to-morrow resolve itself into a committee to consider of the ways and means for raising the supply to be granted to His Majesty. Motion agreed to.


LIB

James Alexander Robb (Minister of Trade and Commerce; Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. ROBB moved:

That the message of Hia Excellency and the estimates be referred to the committee of Supply.

He said: May I, Mr. Speaker, explain that

this motion refers only to the main estimates? The estimates for the Canadian National Railways, following the procedure of last session, will be referred later by the Minister of Railways (Mr. Dunning) to a special committee.

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CON

Henry Lumley Drayton

Conservative (1867-1942)

Sir HENRY DRAYTON:

I assume that

we will find them in this book?

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LIB

James Alexander Robb (Minister of Trade and Commerce; Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. ROBB:

I will give them to my hon.

friend.

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Motion agreed to.


CUSTOMS INQUIRY

CHANGE IN PERSONNEL OF SPECIAL COMMITTEE

LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Liberal

Right Hon. W. L. MACKENZIE KING (Prime Minister):

Mr. Speaker, I beg to move, seconded by Mr. Lapointe:

That the name of Mr. Goodison be substituted for that of Mr. Elliott on the special committee appointed to investigate and report upon the administration of the Department of Customs and Excise.

Topic:   CUSTOMS INQUIRY
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Motion agreed to.


LOCARNO TREATY


On the Orders of the Day:


March 15, 1926